Academic Palliative Care Physician - Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Syracuse, New York is actively seeking a full-time Palliative Care physician. FUN FACT: What is Syracuse famous for?? The City Was Built With Flavor!!!! The Salt Museum in Syracuse is a part of the Onondaga County Parks system and tells the story of how Syracuse has evolved. Syracuse is built on an industry of salt, which eventually gave way to other means of economic growth Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Syracuse, New York is actively seeking a full-time Palliative Care physician. Candidates must be BC in Internal Medicine and BC/BE in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. The successful candidate will work closely with our inpatient and outpatient care teams with patients requiring advanced illness and palliative care consultations. Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) The Syracuse VA is affiliated with the medical school at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University (UMU). Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows is an integral part of the position. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for individuals committed to an academic career in clinical care, teaching and research and requires excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to team building. Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license in any State and must qualify for an academic appointment at the SUNY UMU. The VA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience using VA's market-based physician pay system, and a generous federal benefits package. Position is subject to random drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. The EDRP Coordinator, Christine McMahon, can be reached at Christine.Mcmahon2@va.gov Work Schedule: Full-Time 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.