Seeking a Pain Clinic Physiatrist to manage our newly formed non-interventional pain clinic at the Leavenworth Veterans Affairs Medical Center (35 minutes from Kansas City). The "Recovery Model of Rehabilitation and Pain Management" is a Foundational Service at the VA, and this new clinic is primed to facilitate functional recovery of persons suffering chronic pain.
You will be responsible for working with patients to evaluate causes of pain and work with a multidisciplinary team to address management. The clinic will also include a pain psychologist, advanced practice NP/PA and clinic RN. Collaborate with an interventional pain physician in the surgery service line. Along with clinical practice in pain management, this position may include musculoskeletal & other PMR practice areas.
Sign on bonus PLUS assistance with payment of med school loans(up to $200K!)
Leavenworth is on the outskirts of the Kansas City metropolitan area and is home to the Army's Fort Leavenworth, Saint Mary College and the Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary. Leavenworth became the first city in Kansas and served as the springboard for the settlement of the rest of the state and the support base for the opening of the West. Fast forward to the present and Leavenworth is amidst an impressive rejuvenation of its historic downtown - take a look at the Leavenworth Master Redevelopment Plan. Leavenworth enjoys four seasons and a cost of living that is significantly lower than the US average.
Nearby Kansas City offers a wealth of attractions and is home to over 2 million people with Midwestern charm & hospitality. The striking landscape of the revitalized city includes wide boulevards, beautiful parks, fantastic architecture and more than 200 fountains. Diversions include world-class museums, vibrant arts scene, superb shopping and great blues & jazz clubs.
Competitive pay & annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases
One full & unrestricted license from any US State permits you to work with VA
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 days paid CME absence
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Employment Contract
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
If interested, please e-mail CV to Julieann.email@example.com
Interest in pain management
Additional Salary Information: Performance bonus up to $15,000 per year, sign on bonus AND assistance with payment of med school loans (up to $200,000)
Internal Number: 77
About Leavenworth, KS Veterans Affairs Medical Center
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.