Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician (Psychiatrist) in Long Beach, California
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
- Long Beach, CA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
Opened Thursday 3/3/2016 (236 day(s) ago)
** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (67 day(s) away)
VA LONG BEACH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
POSITION TITLE: PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRIST), VM-0602-00
VR 1643795 T38-16-35 PP
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FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to veterans?
Position is open until filled. Applications will be referred as they are received. Selection may be made at any time during open period.
Salary Determined by a Professional Standards Board
This medical center operates 24 hours, seven days per week and you may be required to work days, evenings, nights, holidays, and/or weekends, to include modification in shifts and/or tours of duty, to meet medical center and patient care needs.
VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment.
We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor.
We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Salary will be set by the Physician Board Pay Panel
The VA Long Beach Healthcare System is actively recruiting for a Psychiatrist who will report to the Chief Mental Health Care Group. Our positions provide competitive remuneration and ample benefits. Both standard work weeks and compressed work weeks are possible. VA Long Beach Healthcare System is affiliated with the University of California Irvines Medical School. Must be board certified/board eligible. One of the following areas is being recruited for:
Mental Health Treatment Center-Our Mental Health Treatment Center (MHTC). MHTC is a specialty clinic that provides services to patients who require urgent psychiatric care. The clinicians at MHTC work closely with the Psychiatry Consult Service and will often assist with the care of patients requiring psychiatric intervention in the Emergency Room. Candidates must possess excellent clinical skills and the ability to effectively triage patients and direct them to appropriate services. Psychiatrists staffing MHTC will also have the opportunity to teach and supervise residents and medical students. **
Psychiatric Consult Service-Our Psychiatric Consult Service provides evaluations and treatment recommendations to patients admitted to the medical centers medical floors, surgical floors, nursing home, spinal cord rehabilitation unit, and emergency room. The Consult staff will work closely with the Psychiatrists stationed in the Mental Health Treatment Center, which provides care for outpatients requiring urgent psychiatric care. Candidates must possess excellent clinical skills and the ability to coordinate communication and treatment plans among several specialty services. Psychiatrists on the Consult Service have the opportunity to teach and supervise residents and medical students
Primary Care Mental Health Integration-Our Primary Care Mental Health Integration bases Psychiatrists within Primary Care to act as consultants. In addition to consults, the Psychiatrists perform evaluations and provide short term management of patients, including psychopharmacology and brief supportive psychotherapy. These are patients who can typically transition their care to Primary Care Clinicians after brief stabilization. Candidates must possess excellent clinical skills and the ability to communicate psychological concepts effectively to Primary Care Providers. Psychiatrists staffing Primary Care Mental Health Integration also have the opportunity to teach and supervise residents and medical students.
NOTE : PROVIDED FUNDING IS AVAILABLE, EXTERNAL CANDIDATES MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR EDUCATION DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP). EDRP CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE EDRP APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING LOAN DOCUMENTATION WITHIN FOUR (4) MONTHS OF THEIR ENTRANCE ON DUTY (EOD) DATE.
- Not Required
- Applications will be accepted from US Citizens from current and former
- competitive service Federal employees, Veterans & people with disabilities.
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation and a physical.
- Work Schedule: Full Time (M-F).
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates must have a doctoral degree 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 include:
(a) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(b) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(c) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
MUST BE BOARD CERTIFIED/ELIGIBLE
LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. [Physicians appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).]
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: Physicians must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7404(d).
Unofficial transcripts required whenever qualifying based on education. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. A transcript or course listing must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. * If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
*Veterans' Preference: *When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted 5 points tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetsinfo.asp.
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What To Expect Next
After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and referred to the department for possible interview. You will be notified via email when your application is referred and/or not referred.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/JobBenefits/benefits.asp.
WHO MAY APPLY: UNITED STATES CITIZENS
Salary Range: $100,957.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: United States Citizens
Control Number: 431558000
Job Announcement Number: VR 1643795 T38-16-35 PP