Director, Pain Clinic, Anesthesiology, VA Boston Healthcare System
VA Boston Healthcare System
February 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), in association with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), is seeking a full-time, Board Certified Physician (may be trained in Anesthesiology, Neurology or PM&R) with additional subspecialty qualification and training in Pain Medicine to serve as the Director of Pain Medicine. VABHS is the principal tertiary referral center for veterans throughout New England and maintains major affiliations with Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).
The incumbent will be part of the Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Service, which is strongly affiliated with MGH. The incumbent will be responsible for direct patient care and the management of a multidisciplinary interventional pain clinic and to develop a CARF accredited chronic pain rehabilitation program. Responsibilities for the position include the supervision of pain clinic staff, residents, fellows and students from HMS and BUSM. The incumbent will be expected to develop and improve processes of care and coordination with other pain providers, nurses and primary care providers, participate in pain committees, and collaborate with the VA New England Healthcare System (VISN1) on the development of pain treatment policies. A strong research interest and research experience is highly desirable.
The ideal candidate should be subspecialty/fellowship trained and experienced in pain medicine. Opportunities are available for pursuing basic, translational and health services research for qualified candidates. Faculty appointment at HMS will be commensurate with academic credentials.
The VABHS, HMS, and MGH are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers actively committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty: women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to be U.S. citizen or qualified to work in the United States.
Please send cover letter, CV, and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: VA-Boston-Dir Pain Clinic
About VA Boston Healthcare System
Come join The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), named among the Top Places to Work in 2011 by the Boston Globe. As New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare, VABHS has strong and longstanding affiliations with top universities such as Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Our medical center campuses are located in Brockton, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury with quick access to the heart of the city.