Stratton VA: Lead Neurologist

The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a Full-time Lead Neurologist at our Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center - Albany. The Lead Neurologist is responsible for overseeing a group of Neurology physicians who provide a broad range of interventions to Veterans with complex disease and comorbidities, within a patient centric model. The position will encompass the breadth of clinical care, including inpatient consultation, outpatient clinic and management of the Neurology section in the Medicine Service Line.  In addition to the clinical duties, the SVAMC Neurology Section of the Medicine Service Line is closely integrated with the Department of Neurology at the Albany Medical College (AMC). The faculty at SVAMC also have academic appointments at AMC. The applicant, if deciding to join the SVAMC, would apply for the faculty position once on board at SVAMC. The Faculty of SVAMC are integrally involved in teaching and research activities.

For more information please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/664833300

Salary: $200,000- $306,600

Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

We offer:

  • 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. Learn more.
  • EDRP Authorized: Contact VISN2EDRPCoordinators@va.gov the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance
  • Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
  • Paid Time Off
  • 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
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification
  • Board Certification/Eligible in the specialty/sub-specialty indicated in the announcement.

If interested, please e-mail CV to Rhina.gelin@va.gov

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