Sleep Medicine Physician Opportunity Beautiful Birmingham VA Medical Center
The Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center seeks a full-time, board certified or board eligible Sleep Medicine Physician to practice in the Sleep Service department, including sleep medicine clinics, sleep laboratory program, home sleep, and sleep telehealth program.
Opportunity allows you to provide:
Ideal candidate: neurologist; psychiatrist or pulmonologist with experience seeing sleep medicine patients; in-lab; home sleep testing and video telehealth medicine.
Opportunity highlights: Being able to practice sleep medicine optimally, not dealing with insurance companies and to practice pure medicine, provide the highest level of care and treatment for your patients is what make our position so amazing.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday – flexible with work schedule.
Community Information: To be in Birmingham is to be in the arms of the South. Where the energy is palpable, and a spirited nature is tempered by cosmopolitan charm. It’s to be in a place that’s as modern and contemporary as it is classically southern.
It’s a place that’s brimming with entertainment, the arts, nightlife, outdoor recreation and world-class cuisine. Should you have Birmingham pigeonholed as serving only barbecue and fried pies, remember that the city is home to “the Oscars of dining,” with James Beard Foundation Award winners and nominees. Visitors to the city should take in the beauty of down-home cooking as well. And guests with an appetite for live music have come to the right place. Dozens of art galleries surprise enthusiasts and collectors with a spectrum of paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, fine and folk art. The Birmingham Museum of Art houses an impressive collection of artistic work from cultures around the world.
Benefits Bullets: VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: Physicians At VA
The Birmingham VA Medical Center (BVAMC) is a 313-bed acute tertiary care facility located in the historic Southside district of the city. The facility provides acute tertiary medical and surgical care to Veterans of Alabama and surrounding states. The medical center serves as a referral center for this population area with 139 operating beds currently. Recent construction provides state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in all clinical programs. Care is provided in practically all medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Most staff physicians have joint appointments with VA and its primary affiliation, University of Alabama at Birmingham. The BVAMC operates nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics in North Alabama.
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Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.Territories.
More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.
VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.
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