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Physician- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department of Veterans Affairs
Greenville, North Carolina
Closing date
May 2, 2025

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Physical Medicine / Rehabilitation
Full Time
Position Type

The Greenville HCC in Greenville, NC is recruiting for a full-time Physician (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). Desirable candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible.


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

Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized for highly qualified applicants.
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.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.


The Rehabilitation Staff Physician provides clinical, administrative, education, and/or research care for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service to ensure achievement of the VHA mission goals. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service.

The incumbent is a board eligible/certified physician with advanced clinical experience, demonstrated administrative and leadership skills in rehabilitation, and who meets the requirements for credentialing at the Durham VA Health Care System.

The responsibilities include hands on clinical work, oversight and administration of assigned aspects of the clinical service, including research and/or guidance and training for residents and other trainees.

  • Clinical Care
    • Provides rehabilitation medicine clinical care consistent with community standards and current guidelines and practices.
    • Demonstrates concern for patient well-being and customer service.
    • Takes initiative to improve the quality of patient care and proactively address clinical problems such that optimal patient care may be provided.
    • Coordinates patient care with other relevant services.
    • Stays abreast of current practices and meets local, state, federal, and other regulatory requirements to maintain licensure and provide high quality care.
    • Takes into consideration age and culturally related differences of the various veteran populations served.
    • Accurately documents clinical care provided in accord with medical center bylaws and all relevant regulations.
  • Quality Improvement
    • Continuously assesses and improves the quality of clinical care.
    • Continuously assesses and improves the processes of care delivery.
    • Improves patient outcomes through use of strategies such as clinical practice guidelines and critical pathways, health risk assessments, use of electronic medical record and clinical reminders, and case management.
    • Follows standards issued by various accrediting and regulatory groups and VACO.
  • Educational and Research Competence
    • Encourages and supports education and research missions.
    • Facilitates translation of research findings into improved patient outcomes via instruction to other staff members, residents and trainees, and patients.
    • Participates in continuing education and complies with performance standards.
    • Supports a climate where continuous learning and self development are valued.
  • Administrative Competence
    • Demonstrates commitment to the Medical Centers goals.
    • Participates and promotes an atmosphere of trust.
    • Demonstrates commitment and accountability to the "One VA" concept.
    • Models behavior, attitudes, and action expected of all staff.
  • Personal Qualities
    • Effectively communicates with other service employees, patients and their families, employees from other services, stake holders, hospital leadership, and VISN and VACO staff when required.
    • Exhibits clear, honest, and open communications in meetings and other interactions.

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