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Physician Assistant Flint Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Job in FLINT, MI

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Location:
FLINT, MI
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
AD-17-JAM-1921752-BU
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Physician Assistant Flint Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Job in FLINT, MI

Physician Assistant Flint Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Job in FLINT, MI

Vacancy No. AD-17-JAM-1921752-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $54,358.00 to $121,857.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 3/6/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
FLINT, MI

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician Assistant (Flint Outpatient Mental Health Clinic)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Flint, MI
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Monday 3/6/2017

Closes Friday 12/29/2017

  • Salary Range
    $54,358.00 to $121,857.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VN-0603-00/00
  • Promotion Potential
    13
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    465050600
  • Job Announcement Number
    AD-17-JAM-1921752-BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1921752

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.

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.

Duties

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (MENTAL HEALTH)

The Physician Assistant (PA) functions as an integral member of the Flint CBOC Outpatient Mental Health Clinic and is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health services to patients seen in this Clinic (part of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.) The PA works collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment to assess, plan treatment, and implement the care of patients with acute and chronic mental health conditions. The PA will also collaborate with primary care and specialty medical care providers to help manage patients and make referrals to subspecialty MH clinics when appropriate. 

Primary responsibility of this position is direct patient care (face to face as well as Clinical Video Conferencing) with focus on diagnostic assessment, comprehensive treatment planning, psychopharmacology as well as in session therapy techniques such as motivational interviewing and supportive therapy.  Other duties of this position include: opportunities for patient, families and staff education; participation in nursing and psychiatry program evaluation/collaborative research projects etc. Other duties as assigned including but not limited to providing back-up clinical coverage within the Clinic and in other settings such as the Hospital or Community Based Services and administering injections as needed.

The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to work in a highly interdisciplinary team with access to 1) expert therapists, medication providers, clinical pharmacist trained in all the major evidence based treatments, 2) social workers responsible for helping with case management and crisis management, as well as 3) multiple medical support assistants in charge of scheduling and administrative support.  The ideal candidate will have a specific interest and experience in psychopharmacology and demonstrate commitment to strengthen this skillset through continuing education. The ideal candidate will be committed to the service of veterans, be responsible, self-directed, show leadership and initiative, and be an active participant in developing approaches to complex patient care assessment and management.

Tour of duty: Usually tour is Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may include evening hours and weekends based on clinical need

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required based on clinical need

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Louis B. Benedict
Phone: (734)845-5295

Address

VHA Ann Arbor HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
Human Resource Management Service 05
Ann Arbor
MI


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


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