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Chief Of Psychiatry Mental Health Product Line Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

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Location:
SAN ANTONIO, TX
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
VHA-671-1953754-17-OC-PRJ
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Chief Of Psychiatry Mental Health Product Line Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Chief Of Psychiatry Mental Health Product Line Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Vacancy No. VHA-671-1953754-17-OC-PRJ Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $130,000.00 to $320,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/5/2017 Close Date 5/4/2018
Who may apply Public
Locations:
SAN ANTONIO, TX

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Chief of Psychiatry, Mental Health Product Line

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Friday 5/5/2017

Closes Friday 5/4/2018

  • Salary Range
    $130,000.00 to $320,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    US Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Control Number
    469206600
  • Job Announcement Number
    VHA-671-1953754-17-OC-PRJ
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1953754

OUR MISSION: 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 VeteransHow would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

City of San Antonio Information: http://www.sanantonio.gov/

This position is located at the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, South Texas Veterans Health Care System (7400 Merton Minter,  San Antonio, TX 78229).

This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the application was signed.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. 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.

This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.

Applications that are received by 11:59 PM (EST) on May 19, 2017, will be considered first. If no selection is made from the first group of applications, applications that are received after May 19, 201, will be reviewed and referred for consideration as vacancies occur. 

A relocation or recruitment incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified applicant.

Relocation expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized.

The payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Duties

GENERAL DUTY DESCRIPTION: Serve as a Chief, Psychiatry at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS), Mental Health Product Line, and Psychiatry Service.  In addition to patient care and supervising physicians and physician extenders, the psychiatrist may have responsibilities in other areas, such as educational and research.

The physician will provide leadership for program in an effective manner, demonstrates a high level of initiative and independence in carrying out the administrative and patient care functions.   Assure compliance with clinical practice guidelines and creating systems that promote state-of-the-art chronic care.  Assures that Psychiatry Service staffing and resources are adequate to meet patient needs, and is directly responsible for scheduled absences of psychiatry staff. 

The Physician is responsible for providing primary, secondary, and tertiary care in both hospitalized and outpatient settings, identifying patients' mental and medical health problems and designing diagnostic and therapeutic plans to meet these needs.  Coordinate activities of other health service personnel, resolving problems affecting patient care and providing appropriate education for the patient and/or family members regarding the patient's care, patient's illnesses and its management. The care provided is to comply with clinical practice guidelines as measured by the External Peer Review Program and the Clinical Reminder reports.  Provide consultations throughout the medical center, compensation and pension examinations, and tele-mental health assessments and treatments.   

The staff physician is responsible for teaching house staff, medical students and other health professionals during ward rounds, clinics and in conferences and providing supervisory control and professional direction. As required, provide consultations throughout the medical center, compensation and pension examinations, and tele-mental health assessments and treatment.  As required, cover other duties as assigned to include on-call coverage, holidays, weekends, and evening hours.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

A pre-placement physical examination will be completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental fitness of candidates. The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. Physician applicants must have the mental and physical ability to perform core privileges required by the specialty position in addition to any specialty privileges requested.

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

Pamela R. Jones
Phone: (210)617-5300x14183

Address

VHA South Texas HCS San Antonio
PLEASE DO NOT MAIL/EMAIL
APPLICATIONS
San Antonio
TX


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


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