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Physician - Psychiatrist

Company: Health eCareers
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities
Pay:Competitive salary, may be eligible for annual performance bonus, typically regular salary increases.
Paid Time Off:Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year.
Retirement:Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.
Insurance:Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).
Incentives:Possible signing bonus, relocation assistance, and student loan repayment up to $120K for eligible debt.
Licensure:1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
CME:Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
Malpractice:Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
Contract:No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.
Take a look at VA'sTop 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VAandVHA Physician's Brochure

Major duties and responsibilities include:
* The psychiatrist will be responsible for delivery of behavioral health care patients enrolled in the GCVHCS. The work assignment could be in outpatient, residential or inpatient settings.
* The provider will manage scheduled and unscheduled patients in a clinic setting. All duties will be performed at the GCVHCS.
* This clinician provides professional assessment for mental illness to diverse veterans of a population specific environment and carries full responsibility for interviewing and counseling veterans, providing psycho-social assessment to promote effective treatment of common mental health conditions in the clinical setting.
* Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, suicide risk assessments, crisis intervention, and overall care of patients with psychiatric disorders.
* Ensures practice of psychiatric medicine is consistent with TJC, CARF, HIPPA, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, and mandatory continuing education.
* Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care.
* Orders diagnostic tests and consultations, and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
* May participate in supervision and teaching in support of the psychiatric residency program, performs on call duties, and performs other directly related duties as assigned.
* Some of the Psychiatrists duty time may be spent using telemedicine technology throughout GCVHCS.
Work Schedule:M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm (other times as required); subject to change based on agency needs
Financial Disclosure Report:Not required

Travel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
NoPromotion Potential
None* Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
* Designated and/or random drug testing required
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to a background/security investigation
* Must be proficient in written and spoken English
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Qualifications
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 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.
* " Applicants and individuals appointedon or afterNovember 30, 1999, who have been licensed, registered, or certified (as applicable to such position) in more than one State and who had such license, registration, or certification revoked for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care by any of those States, or voluntarily relinquished a license, registration or certification in any of those States after being notified in writing by that State of potential termination for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care, are not eligible for appointment, unless the revoked or surrendered license, registration, or certification is restored to a full and unrestricted status."
* Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. If selected for this position, per VHA Directive 1177, you must possess current BCLS certification as you will provide direct clinical care to patients in this position.
Preferred Experience:Board Certification

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:VA Directive and Handbook 5019, applicants must be able to perform the duties as a Physician. Light lifting (under 15lbs), light carrying (under 15lbs), use of fingers, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), emotional stability, mental stability.Education
Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here:-- Show Contact Details If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:-- Show Contact Details --

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Contact Information Show Contact Details Psychiatrist needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!) 100% Tele-Health - Tele-Psychiatry - Remote Work - Full-Time)

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