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Mh Psychiatrist Job

Mh Psychiatrist Job

Vacancy No. CBCR-10135211-18-CHZ Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $103,395.00 to $284,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/6/2018 Close Date 2/5/2019
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/06/2018 to 02/05/2019

  • Salary

    $103,395 to $284,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



4 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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?
    You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.

    Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.

    If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

    The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").

    America's Veterans need you!


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    The incumbent:

    • Performs clinical work describing human behavior, determining the reasons for that behavior and predicting and/or modifying the behavior.
    • Performs psychiatric evaluations, and treatment of patients with problems of personality, emotional adjustment, or mental illness.
    • Prescribes medications as deemed necessary for the treatment of mental illnesses.
    • Promotes, supervises, and/or performs psychotherapy with patients, either through individual sessions or through group therapy sessions. Uses therapeutic techniques.
    • Based on data gathered through assessments, plans an appropriate clinical treatment for individual patients.
    • Recommends appropriate therapy based on precedent and standards of the profession.
    • Therapy recommended is appropriate for the diagnosis involved and is considered among the most effective for the common condition involved.
    • Develops a comprehensive treatment plan for a wide range of abnormal behaviors.
    • Treatment includes adjusting therapy for the differential diagnosis of functional or organic disorders.
    • Prepares and presents a formal treatment plan to the multi-disciplinary team.
    • Develops comprehensive treatment plans specific to the patient. The patients assigned often have multiple complicating factors (i.e., physical disabilities, lack of support or resources) or other external or environment considerations that complicate treatment.
    • Oversees other professionals and/or works as a key team member providing comprehensive psychiatric and medical care for a group of individuals.
    • Promotes a psychotherapeutic atmosphere among the professional treatment staff.
    • Conducts psychotherapy in difficult, multifaceted cases.
    • Over sees the treatment performed by medical students and psychiatry residents and instructs them in the typical patterns of progression of mental illnesses during treatment.
    • Identifies characteristics of progress and adjustments to treatment that are typical in certain circumstances.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm; May include extended hours and some Saturdays
    Financial Disclosure Report:

    If you would like to learn more about this opportunity from a National Physician Recruitment Consultant, forward your CV and contact information to CINDY.ZAFAR@VA.GOV.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All groups of qualified individuals

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

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