This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Clinical: 90% (SCI primary care- 50%; General Physiatry -40%) Excellent diagnostic and interpersonal skills, a commitment to team building and the overall aptitude for leadership, educational development and research. Develops and implements complex, goal-oriented treatment plans for complex patients in need of interdisciplinary neurorehabilitation. Provides comprehensive evaluation and management of spasticity including both medication management, botulism toxin injection, intrathecal baclofen pump evaluation and management, etc. Writes sound prescriptions for required adaptive equipment including both manual and powered mobility, prosthetic limbs, and other necessary rehabilitative equipment. Effectively provides diagnostic evaluation, and examination. Confidently and professionally collaborates with multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams of therapists, psychologists, social workers, other physicians, nurses, etc. to meet a patient's complex rehabilitative needs. Fulfils the educational mission of VA by providing bedside and didactic teaching for students, residents, and fellows. Participates in facility, regional, and national activities as a subject matter expert as needed to support the overall VA mission to provide outstanding comprehensive healthcare. Practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence. Responsible to contribute to the achievements of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction. Participate in the FPPE/OPPE process. Adheres to employee health requirements. Participate in Clinical Peer Reviews Ability to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, treatment of disease Administrative 10% Responsible for keeping up to date on your TMS/ongoing learning modules at the VA. Responsible to maintain standards and policies at VASHNS. Take part in weekly PM&R journal club and monthly PM&R lectures
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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