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Medical Director Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic Psychiatrist Job in FORT WORTH, TX

Medical Director Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic Psychiatrist Job in FORT WORTH, TX

Vacancy No. AH-16-JC-1708446 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $320,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/2/2016 Close Date 9/8/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Medical Director Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic-Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Fort Worth, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Agency Employees Only

Opened Tuesday 8/2/2016

Closes Tuesday 8/16/2016

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $320,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Agency Employees Only
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1708446

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


VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) is the second busiest VA system in the nation and we are growing! Comprised of the Dallas VA Medical Center, Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center in Bonham, Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic and Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic, VANTHCS is an integrated health care system with approximately 4,000 employees and over 1,600 volunteers and clinical trainees. VANTHCS also coordinates a Community Based Outpatient Clinic program throughout its 40-county primary service area to improve access to care for Veterans, 38 in North Texas and 2 in Southern Oklahoma. Through these four distinctive facilities and relationships with other agencies, VANTHCS offers a continuum of health care services to a Veteran population of approximately 500,000. Housed on a 84-acre campus, Dallas VA Medical Center is the corporate headquarters for VANTHCS and serves as the tertiary referral center. Through its partnership with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern), it also has emerged as a major teaching and medical research center. Primary care and multi-specialty outpatient clinics are also provided, making VANTHCS the second largest health care system based on number of patients seen.

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 through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. 

NOTE: Education and experience will be determined by a Compensation Panel to determine the grade and salary of the applicant selected.  The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

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.

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.


The North Texas VA Health Care System is seeking a highly qualified motivated Staff Psychiatrist for a General Outpatient Mental Health Team in the VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service (VANTHCSMHS) in Fort Worth, Texas.

VANTHCS MHS is closely affiliated with the UT Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. VANTHCS MHS provides a full range of mental health services including general adult psychiatry, geriatrics, forensics, psychosomatic medicine, substance abuse subspecialty services, trauma services, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery programs, comprehensive homeless programs, peer support services, opiate replacement programs, Mental Health Intensive Case Management, vocational rehabilitation programs, domiciliary based programs and inpatient programs including an inpatient research unit. There is ongoing active research in addiction psychiatry, PTSD, Disaster Psychiatry, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and homelessness. Clinical training programs exist for medical students, psychiatry residents and fellows, clinical psychologists, social workers and nurses.

Core clinical responsibilities include:

·   Providing comprehensive psychiatric medical care (assessment, consultation, treatment) to patients in the General Outpatient Mental Health Clinic.

·   Incumbent must be skilled in general outpatient psychiatry, including diagnostic evaluations, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.

·   Supervision of residents and medical students.

Work Schedule: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. No call requirement.
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician / 000000; an approved Scope of Practice (SOP) for Mental Health Service Physician Psychiatrists is on file.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Jessica Cage
Phone: (214)857-3785


Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
4500 South Lancaster Road

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

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