Chiropractor

Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine in Chiropractic education/or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Opportunity for research Encourage applicant to have acupuncture education, but NOT required Preferred Experience: Acupuncture education/ but NOT required. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Chiropractors work in clean, comfortable offices. They spend a great deal of time on their feet and use hands-on manipulation techniques to resolve imbalances in the patient’s skeletal system. The average work week is 40 hours, although longer hours are not uncommon.
The Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center is seeking a qualified Chiropractor to work with our veterans at our Watertown, NY Community Clinic. The Staff Chiropractor works with Chief of Chiropractic and other supervisors and all other services in providing effective and timely comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for patients with orthopedic, musculoskeletal and/or neuromuscular problems.