We are seeking a full time Psychiatrist to work with our nation's Veterans! You could be a part of an important initiative to provide mental health care to those who have served our country. The Department of Veterans Affairs needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to provide quality care. Each position in the VA offers the chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. 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 VISN2EDRPCoordinators@va.gov. Primary provider of psychiatric care for designated patients; Provide psychiatric examination and treatment and coordination of medical care with patient's Primary Care Provider; Responsible for emergent and/or triage functions for walk-in patients; Coordinating consultations and referrals of patients to other medical and/or Mental Health services; Coordinating preventive health care needs according to established guidelines and sound psychiatric practice; and Reviewing of patient care and treatment decisions. Work Schedule: 8:00am- 4:30pm 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.