Physician on the Neurology team and is accountable for providing health care to outpatient and inpatient veterans in accordance with individual patient needs determined by standards of adult health care practice, hospital policy and procedures. This responsibly includes the collaboration with referring health care providers and knowledge in patient health and illness assessment, direct care, preventive health, and education of resident and fellow trainees, nurses, patients and families. The Orlando VA Medical Center seeks a Neurologist eager to practice clinical medicine. The duties consist of but are not limited to the following: Provide the provision of neurologic evaluation and treatment of Veterans with compassion on both an inpatient and outpatient basis along with the education and counseling of Veterans and their families on medical conditions/treatments. Participate in and/or manage all aspects of a general Neurology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted. Perform the usual administrative components of patient care management, such as: documentation of progress notes and consultation findings in an electronic medical record, dictation and electronic signature of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries, electronic entry and signature of all doctor's orders for inpatients and outpatients, etc. Provides clinical consultation to Orlando VAMC clinical staff both within and outside of the Medicine Service Line. Patient caseload may be inpatient, outpatient, or both. Neurologists examine patients suffering from neurological disorders, treatment resistant headache disorders, such as seizure disorders, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease. Specialized and Preferred Experience: Experience evaluating, diagnosing, consulting, and ordering diagnostic studies, providing face-to-face and tele-neurologic care, and consultation. Performing administrative and other tasks. Candidate should be fully trained in neurology from an accredited training program in the United States. Must be board eligible, board certification is preferred. Neurologist adaptable to work full-time in neurology outpatient clinics, inpatient on-call services and be able to perform procedures such as EEG and EMGs. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
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.