Anesthesiology Pain Management opportunity with the Providence VA Medical Center

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
North Providence, Rhode Island
Posted
Aug 06, 2019
Closes
Aug 05, 2020
Ref
1999682
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Excellent Work Life Balance (up to 54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Anesthesiology / Pain Management opportunity at the Providence, RI Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)

Position Information

The Providence, RI VAMC is seeking to add an Anesthesiologist with Pain Management experience to join our team.  Our Anesthesiologists work independently, with residents and with our Nurse Practitioners in Interventional pain clinics. Time is split between the Operating Room and the Interventional Pain Clinic to perform a full range of duties in Anesthesiology; epidurals, medial branch blocks, facet injections, joint injections, sympathetic blocks, radiofrequency ablations, provision of comprehensive pain management care as well as behavioral health and psycho social aspects of chronic pain management; performance of nerve blocks for perioperative anesthesia and postoperative pain management. Pain care includes both medication (non-opioids) and procedural based care. 

Community

Welcome to Rhode Island

“Best city for foodies,” “No. 4 quirkiest city in America,” “No. 3 favorite U.S. city…” the awards for our capital city are countless. Providence combines the friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. The city has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past 50 years and has a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, fantastic hotels, a renowned restaurant scene and tons of things to do. Small city, huge impact!

Benefits

Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

  • 49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
  • on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
  • possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
  • VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
  • No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
  • up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)

Health:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/eligibility/#url=Overview

Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at:

http://www.vacreers.va.gov/

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:

Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov

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