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Addiction Psychiatrist Job in VANCOUVER, WA

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Location:
VANCOUVER, WA
Date:
10/19/2017
2017-10-192017-11-18
Job Code:
VS-17-KD-1910455-MHC-OCA
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Addiction Psychiatrist Job in VANCOUVER, WA

Addiction Psychiatrist Job in VANCOUVER, WA

Vacancy No. VS-17-KD-1910455-MHC-OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $240,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/14/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
VANCOUVER, WA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Addiction Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Vancouver, WA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 2/14/2017

Closes Friday 12/29/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-15/15
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees
  • Control Number
    463866700
  • Job Announcement Number
    VS-17-KD-1910455-MHC-OCA
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1910455

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – To care for those "who shall have borne the battle" and their families and survivors – 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?


As a VA Physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans though the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.


For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Note: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.


The incumbent serves as a clinic patient advocate by answering patient inquiries and resolving patient concerns at a local level. He/she acts as patient advocate to assure appropriateness and quality...acts as a patient guide and advocate, assisting the patient in seeking information, assuring that the patient has the opportunity for informed consent for treatment decisions, and promoting our core I CARE values: to act with Integrity and Commitment, to Advocate for Veterans, to show Respect to all, and to pursue Excellence.
 
Recruitment/relocation incentives may be authorized.

Duties

The physician serves as an Addiction Psychiatrist for the Substance Abuse Treatment Program (SATP), Opiate Treatment Program (OTP) and, in general, the Mental Health Division (MHD)  of the VA Portland Health Care System. The psychiatrist's primary clinical duties involve providing direct patient care within the outpatient substance treatment program, opiate treatment program and general outpatient mental health clinics either in a primary or consultant role. MHD utilizes an interdisciplinary team model with addiction psychiatrists functioning as core members of treatment teams.  Additionally, the psychiatrist is an integral part of patient care, teaching and research activities, which are shared with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU); as such, the physician must qualify for a faculty appointment with OHSU. The incumbent will be expected to provide supervision of academic affiliate addiction psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents and medical students in the direct care of Veterans with complex psychiatric needs including substance use disorders. The psychiatrist will also be expected to contribute to VA's research mission by supporting ongoing research in SATP and facilitating new projects in collaboration with investigators from VA Portland Health Care System and OHSU.

A physician in the Mental Health Division at the VA Portland Health Care System is a licensed, independent provider who is highly skilled in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a broad range of behavioral health problems. The physician will hold primary certification in Psychiatry, by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and will additionally be Board Certified in Addiction Psychiatry (ABPN) or Addiction Medicine (ABAM).

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 08:00 am - 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Addiction Psychiatrist/#000000

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Kate Donovan
Phone: (503)220-8262x57313

Address

VHA Portland HCS
Department of Veteran Affairs
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland
OR


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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