Battle Creek VA Medical Center and Outpatient Clinics is is recruiting for a Physician (Psychiatry) to work in.Psychiatry Service The scope of services provided by the Psychiatry Service includes in patient, outpatient, and specialized care. Duties include, but not limited to the following: Admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide consultation to adult patients, presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders regarding mental, behavioral. or emotional disorders; pharmacotherapy; psychotherapy; family therapy; behavior modification; consultation to the courts; and emergency psychiatry. as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribing medications. Includes the gathering of history and performance of physical exams and care to patients in the intensive care setting. Assess, stabilize, and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services. Privileges include providing consultation Responsible for mentoring and assisting the psychiatrists and mid-level providers. This position involves doing performance appraisals, setting up and finalizing pay for performance goals to eligible providers, chart reviews, counseling, mentoring, monitoring and making adjustments to clinic profiles depends on the CUSS report and provide other guidance in the performance of their duties and patient care. The supervisory psychiatrist in this position will also meet with patients who want to discuss issues about their care and resolve any patient complaints and grievances appropriately in a timely manner. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday - 0800 AM - 4:30PM, On Call as needed, evenings, weekends and Holidays . VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) 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) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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