Anesthesiology opportunities (FT and PT) with the Albany, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Albany, New York
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Surgery: Surgical Specialties
Internal Number: n/a
Come join our team as a Staff Anesthesiologist (FT or PT) with the Stratton VA Medical Center. This opportunity has Loan Forgiveness Educations Debt Repayment Program (EDRP) available. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to: direction of perioperative anesthetic care to patients; preoperative assessments; intraoperative anesthetic administration and monitoring; post-anesthesia care; providing anesthetic care for general surgery, orthopedics, plastics, ophthalmology, diabetic foot and oral surgery in OR, PACU, ICU ward and clinic settings and participating in the development and implementation of program planning, objectives, policies and standards essential to delivery of quality anesthetic care
The Albany VA is located near the pristine Adirondack Mountains and lakes, and situated between New York City, Boston and Montreal. Albany New York offers the versatility of a big city and outdoor enthusiast's dream.
Welcome to Albany! Located about 150 miles north of New York City on the west bank of the Hudson River, Albany serves as the capital of New York state and a midway point between the Hudson Valley to the south and the Adirondack Mountains to the north. Locally, Albany is known as the Tri-City Area. The region includes the smaller metro areas of Troy and Schenectady, which are historically more industrial.
Albany can be a transient region, with the working population shifting every time a new governor takes office. Yet throughout years of administrative changes, Albany has maintained a lively downtown that serves as both a commercial and cultural center. The region doesn't have the crowds or costs of a major metro area, and Albany has an old-world appeal to it. There are rows of colorfully painted, turn-of-the-century brownstones, the historic state capitol building and the iconic Empire State Plaza.
With New York state's Finger Lakes wine region to the west and Massachusetts' Berkshire Mountains to the east, the region is a springboard for foodies and outdoor enthusiasts alike. (US News profile written by Katrina Woznicki)
Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
50 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
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. Learn more at:
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.