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Pain Management Physician

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Closing date
Jul 11, 2025

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Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Memphis VA Medical Center

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The Memphis VA Medical Center has an opening for a Level II Non-invasive Pain Management Physician. The Medical Center consists of one main campus and ten community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). The Medical Center is a 1a complexity tertiary care VA healthcare system located in one of the fastest growing Veteran population regions in the United States. The facility provides comprehensive care to almost 69,000 enrolled Veterans in a 52-county area of Western Tennessee, Northern Mississippi, and Northeast Arkansas. It includes 236 inpatient beds with a 26-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, rheumatology, geriatrics, Women’s Health, and Dentistry. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

    The physician is accountable for the professional delivery and thorough documentation of treatment 
    Additionally, the physician upholds a climate within the Pain Clinic that promotes optimum patient care.
    The physician reports to the Chief, Anesthesiology Section or his designee and serves as a key clinical resource for the Anesthesiology Section and Surgical Service.
    Provide direct patient care in outpatient setting.
    Observe patient responses, testing procedures, use of equipment and review of patient records.
    Consistently monitor and report on outcomes in pain management.
    Provide education to other physicians and healthcare professionals regarding pain management.
    Provide education, supervision, and mentoring to medical students, residents, and fellows in PM
    To facilitate research development in pain management.

Highlights of this position include:

    Experience Based Salary $270,000 - $280,000
    Work Schedule: Mon-Fri: 8AM-4:30PM
    CME Reimbursement: Possible $2000 per year (must be Board Certified)
    Malpractice Liability Protection with tail coverage

Requirements:

    Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pain Management
    Experience/training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Preferred
    Full and unrestricted license from ANY state
    US Citizenship: Non-citizens may be considered when it’s not possible to recruit qualified citizens
    Be proficient in the written and spoken use of the English language

We Offer:

    Paid Time Off: 26 paid vacation days, 13 paid sick days, and 11 paid holidays, 5 paid CME attendance days
    Pay Incentives: Regular salary increases and annual performance bonus
    Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
    Retirement: Traditional Federal Pension (5-year vesting) and Federal 401K with up to 5% agency match
    Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
    Predictable work schedules with a focus on quality rather than volume

If interested, please email a copy of your current CV to carla.lang@va.gov to schedule a time to discuss this opportunity.

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