The NewRocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Denver, Co is searching for a talented Board Certified Spinal Cord Injury – Disorder Physiatrist to help care for our Veterans -- America's Heroes. Incumbent must qualify for a faculty appointment in the Division of Physiatry (PM&R) at the University of Colorado. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in our brand new, state-of-the-art VA facility! The Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC is among the VA Medical Centers in the Western US and has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation in the Denver Metropolitan area.
The Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center is a 1.2 million square foot facility that replaces the original hospital, built more than 60 years ago. Located near the Veteran's Affairs Administration' medial school affiliate, the University of Colorado Hospital (Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health & Pharmacy), & the Children’s Hospital of Colorado, the new facility features expanded telehealth, polytrauma, and traumatic brain injury programs, and a Department of Defense medical services clinic occupies the entire fourth floor, as well as diagnostic and treatment facilities, ambulatory care clinics, research laboratories, support facilities, and 182 inpatient beds in acute care, critical care, mental health, and rehabilitation. The facility is also home to a as well as a 30-bed spinal cord injury clinic. Located on a 31-acre site, the project also includes also includes 900,000 square feet of parking space for staff and patients.
The successful candidate will provide in-clinic, procedural and tele-health services for Veterans with Spine Cord Injuries and Musculoskeletal conditions in Denver and related VA facilities, develop and administer a large regional program, and participate in the education of fellows, residents, and medical students from the Univ. of Colorado. The qualified candidate is a PM&R physician with an MD or DO, who has completed residency training in an accredited program and has completed Board Certification by the American Board of PM&R. Additional training/skills with pain medicine and/or sports medicine is highly desired. This position requires an expert level of knowledge and skills in the evaluation and management of Spinal Cord Injury and Musculoskeletal conditions. Completion of advanced fellowship training is highly desired.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30 pm with on-call duties on the weekend, night, and holiday as necessary.
Must be a Citizen of the United States
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Must have current, full and unrestricted U.S. state license to practice medicine
Residency Training in Physiatry (PM&R) Leading to Board Eligibility or Board Certification (BC Preferred)
Internal Number: RMR SCI
About New Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Denver, CO
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.