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Staff Psychiatrist Practice Opportunity

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VA Careers
The Dublin, GA VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist to provide primary health service delivery to an outpatient veteran population. Treatment will include comprehensive assessments of the physical, psychiatric, emotional, and social needs of individuals with diagnosis including (but not limited to): psychosis, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and organic mental illness.
Positions are located at the Dublin, GA VA Medical Center and at the Albany, GA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).
Experience/training in the provision of psychiatric services as well as behavioral interventions among an adult population is desirable, as is experience working with veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Adheres to operational policies and procedures as established by VA leadership and the Mental Health Service Line Director.
Psychiatrist will be expected to establish and maintain appropriate communications with other health care programs inside and outside of the Carl Vinson VAMC in order to effectively coordinate services for our patients.
Salary Range: Up To: $250,000.00 /year
RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION EXPENSES MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR THIS POSITION
EDRP: The applicant selected for this position MAY BE eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program. Eligibility to apply does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Approval for EDRP awards are subject to the availability of funding.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

U.S. citizenship
English language proficiency
Physical standards - All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required.
Licensure and Registration - Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA Educational requirements.
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry
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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required.
BENEFITS:
VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.va.gov/jobs/job_benefits/benefits.asp.


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