Neurologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Closing date
Nov 23, 2023

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Specialty
Neurology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System provides care to eligible Veterans via 3 medical centers and 2 community-based outpatient clinics. The Margaret Cochran VA Campus is a high complexity facility located in Manhattan with a major educational affiliation with the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The Brooklyn Campus provides acute inpatient medical and surgical services with a major affiliation with SUNY-Health Science Center - Brooklyn. The St. Alban's campus houses a community living center as well as outpatient services.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.
EDRP Authorized: Contact VISN2EDRPCoordinators@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Description/Summary of Position:

The Neurology service at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center seeks a full-time Neurology Staff Physician to join a vibrant and cohesive group of general and sub-specialty trained Neurologists. The Neurology Attending Physician will subspecialized in neurobehavior, memory and dementia and post-COVID neurology. The successful candidate will staff and direct a dementia and Alzheimer's clinic as well as the post-COVID Neurology Clinic. He or she will also provide general neurologic service at the hospital. The Staff Neurologist will be responsible for providing the most effective delivery of neurologic care throughout the medical center in compliance with VA and VHA Directives and The Joint Commission accreditation standards. The Neurologist is expected to perform all services required in the practice of Neurology in the context of the VA system and his/her clinical privileges; and provide appropriate documentation in the medical record.

Work Schedule: Full -Time; 8am-4:30pm

Email

tierra.green@va.gov

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