OUTPATIENT STAFF PSYCHIATRIST: The Bath VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time (on-site) Outpatient Staff Psychiatrist with the energy, compassion, and commitment to provide exceptional mental health services to Veterans who have served our Country. Board eligibility in Psychiatry is required. Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) The Bath VA Medical Center is a U.S. Veterans Administration hospital located in Bath, Steuben County, New York. It is part of the Finger Lakes Healthcare System, in the New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network and is located in the Southern Tier of New York State. The Medical Center serves Veterans in Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates counties in NY, as well as Veterans in Tioga and Potter counties in Pennsylvania. The Finger Lakes Healthcare System is affiliated with the University of Rochester School of Medicine. The Town of Bath lies in the southern part of "Finger Lakes Wine Country," an area noted for its beautiful lakes, scenery and many outdoor activities, and home to Corning Glass, Inc. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. The EDRP Coordinator, Christine McMahon, can be reached at Christine.Mcmahon2@va.gov Duties and responsibilities: Performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations on Veterans who suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis, PTSD, substance abuse and other psychiatric disorders using a patient-centered team approach. Provides a full range of contemporary, evidence-based therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, mental status examination, psychotherapy, medication evaluation & management. Provides care in various clinical settings, including outpatient, telehealth, residential, and consultation-liaison. Serves as a subject matter expert in support of the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Team with responsibilities of providing clinical education, coordinating consults and triaging specialty clinic referrals. Participates effectively in multidisciplinary treatment planning conferences and team meetings and collaborates with staff to facilitate the coordinated delivery of comprehensive patient care. Orders diagnostic tests and consultations and incorporates the findings in the medical decision-making process relevant to the patient's individual needs. Participates in supervision and teaching in support of the VA mission, and provides on-call coverage and other duties as assigned. Ensures all clinical care is delivered in accordance with local policies and procedures in context of TJC, CARF, HIPAA, APA and VA standards. Completes all required medical documentation in a timely manner. Position may include occasional evening coverage. Limited call coverage (via telephone) will be required. Work Schedule: Full-time / Monday through Friday / 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.