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Physician - Neurology

Department of Veterans Affairs
Brooklyn, New York
Closing date
Jan 22, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
The Department of Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Neurology physician at its campus in Brooklyn, New York!

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.

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 subspecialize 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

Recruitment (Sign-on Bonus) & Relocation Incentive: May be available to highly qualified applicants.
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years).

Brooklyn is one of the state s most popular cities. It is a unique and vibrant borough, full of life and energy. It has gorgeous architecture and the many qualities of a small-town combined with a metropolitan city. Brooklyn is without a doubt the best borough to live in for uninterrupted views of the night sky and Manhattan across the East River. It is also home to a rich variety of entertainment, cultural and recreational options such as, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Bridge, Botanic Garden, Prospect Park, Barclays center etc.

We offer:
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  • Guaranteed salary increases.
  • One full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at VA.
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend & 5 days paid absence for conferences, etc.
  • Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • 26 Days paid vacation & 13 Days paid sick time per year with unlimited carry over
  • 11 Federal holidays with pay
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

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