Chief Spinal Cord Injury Disorders
The VA Medical Center, Syracuse, New York is seeking a Physiatrist, Internist, or Neurologist to be Chief of Spinal Cord Injury Disorders for our newly constructed state-of-the-art Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Center. Candidates must be board certified in their respective specialty and subspecialty certified in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. The Chief position involves the overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of all SCI services provided for both inpatients and outpatients. It also includes the supervision of house staff and the ability to foster/promote a proper academic environment. The Syracuse VA Medical Center is a dynamic teaching hospital that is highly regarded in the Upstate New York region and within the VA nationally. It is closely affiliated with and physically adjacent to State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University (UMU). Applicants must possess a current and unrestricted license in any State, must qualify for an academic appointment at SUNY UMU, and should have excellent diagnostic and interpersonal skills, a commitment to team building, and the overall aptitude for leadership, educational development, and research. The VA offers a competitive salary and a generous federal benefits package. Applicants must possess a current and unrestricted license in any State.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and current CV to: Linda.Zavalauskas@va.gov. Information on Upstate New York VISN 2 VA Healthcare Network can be found at: www.syracuse.va.gov. The position is subject to drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer.