Rheumatologist, Part-time, VA Boston Healthcare System

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers robust benefits plans.
Posted
Oct 24, 2019
Ref
VABostonRheumatologySearch
Specialty
Rheumatology
Position Type
Permanent

The Rheumatology Section at VA Boston Health Care System (VABHS) invites applications for a part-time rheumatologist to provide excellent patient care combined with teaching. The current clinical need is specifically for five hours a week in the outpatient clinic at the Jamaica Plain campus on Thursday or Friday mornings. A demonstrated interest in clinical investigation is preferred. The successful candidate should be eligible for appointment as Instructor or Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) or Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).

The Rheumatology Section serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care and is a major training site for fellows from HMS-affiliated and BUSM-affiliated programs. The Section’s faculty conducts clinical research using the nationwide VA clinical database.

VABHS is the major tertiary referral center for Veterans from throughout New England and is strongly affiliated with HMS and BUSM. The System comprises three major campuses and five community-based outpatient clinics. VABHS is the largest recipient of VA intramural research funds and ranks among the top VA facilities in total research funding.

U.S. citizenship, MD, and full, unrestricted licensure is required. Candidates must be Board eligible in Rheumatology, Board certification in Rheumatology is preferred. Expertise and skill in aspirating and injecting joints is essential, as is the safe and appropriate prescription of immune-suppressive medications. 

In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers robust benefits plans. For information on federal benefits, visit: http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance

VA Boston Health Care System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, under-represented minority candidates, Veterans, and their family members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and complete curriculum vitae to: VABostonRheumatologySearch@va.gov

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