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Physician - Psychiatry - Wanted Psychiatrist (Behavioral Health Integration Program

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

The Staff Psychiatrist provides comprehensive psychiatric care to Veterans referred for Mental Health services within the Psychiatrist's approved privileges. In addition to Veteran care, the Psychiatrist may have responsibilities in other areas such as education and research.
A
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive
may be authorized for a Highly Qualified Individual.

This position is eligible for
the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Duties The Staff Psychiatrist conducts initial psychiatric evaluations, follow-up visits, consultations, group therapy/treatment, medication management, crisis assessment and intervention to Veterans.
Psychiatrists are capable of assessment and treatment across the full spectrum of DSM 5 diagnoses. Modalities of care include face-to-face interventions and telemental health (TMH) and may provide cross coverage to other clinical sites throughout the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend
Health Care System via telemental health as needed.

In general, the Staff Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric care in an outpatient setting, identifying Veterans' mental and medical health needs and designing diagnostic and therapeutic plans to meet these needs and serves as the medical subject matter expert within their assigned team
and may be responsible for coordinating activities of other health service personnel, resolving problems affecting Veteran care, and providing appropriate education for the Veteran and/or family members regarding the Veteran's care, condition, and its management.
Care is provided in accordance with VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines as measured by the Peer Review Program and various quality metrics.

Approximately 95% of the Psychiatrist's time will be devoted to patient care. Depending on other activities, sufficient time will be allotted to teaching, research, and administrative duties, as appropriate.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package.
VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus):
Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):
Authorized, see details in 'Education section'
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 (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice:
Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract:
No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 16:30pm, PandoLogic. Keywords: Psychiatrist, Location: Corpus Christi, TX - 78405

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, Corpus Christi , Physician - Psychiatry - Wanted Psychiatrist (Behavioral Health Integration Program, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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