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Physician Psychiatrist Bhip Job in CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

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Location:
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
VCB-17-JRB-1962119-BU
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Physician Psychiatrist Bhip Job in CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

Physician Psychiatrist Bhip Job in CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

Vacancy No. VCB-17-JRB-1962119-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/19/2017 Close Date 12/10/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician-Psychiatrist - BHIP

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Corpus Christi, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Friday 5/19/2017

Closes Sunday 12/10/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-15/15
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    U.S. Citizens
  • Control Number
    470281000
  • Job Announcement Number
    VCB-17-JRB-1962119-BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1962119

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 TEXAS VALLEY COASTAL BEND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM


The VATVCBHCS is comprised of the Corpus Christi Outpatient Clinic (CCOPC), Corpus Christi Specialty Clinic (CCSC), Harlingen Outpatient Clinic (HOPC), Health Care Center at Harlingen (HCC), Laredo Outpatient Clinic (LOPC), and McAllen Outpatient Clinic (MCOPC). The VATVCBHCS is an ambulatory health care system providing health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. The VATVCBHCS also operates a 100-patient Home Based Primary Care program and a 200-patient Care Coordination Home Tele-Health Program. Through the utilization of inpatient/emergency department contracts, approximately 2600 inpatient admission and 5800 ER visits are managed by VATVCBHCS. Affiliated with the University of Texas Regional Academic Health Campus, the system has an active ambulatory care program and serves as a teaching and training site for medical residents. The VATVCBHCS is responsible for an enrollee population of over 30,000 veterans and 350,000 outpatient visits annually.

 

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.

*****UNITED STATES CITIZENS SHOULD APPLY UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT*****

This is an open-continuous announcement.  We will accept applications on an on-going basis until the positions are filled.  Eligible and qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official at scheduled intervals.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

Duties

The Staff Physician (Psychiatrist) for Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System will provide comprehensive psychiatric care to Veterans referred for Mental Health services within the Psychiatrist's scope of practice. In addition to Veteran care, the Psychiatrist may have responsibilities in other areas, such as education and research. 

The Staff Physician (Psychiatrist) will conduct initial psychiatric evaluations, follow-up visits, consultations, group therapy/treatment, medication management and crisis assessment and intervention to Veterans with mood, anxiety, psychotic and other psychiatric disorders at the assigned clinical location. The Psychiatrist may provide cross coverage to other clinical sites throughout the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System via telemedicine as needed. 

The Staff Physician (Psychiatrist) is responsible for providing psychiatric care in an outpatient setting, identifying Veterans' mental and medical health needs and designing diagnostic and therapeutic plans to meet these needs. The Psychiatrist will serve as the treatment team leader and may be responsible for coordinating activities of other health service personnel, resolving problems affecting Veteran care and providing appropriate education for the Veteran and/or family members regarding the Veteran's care, illness and its management. The treatment provided is in accordance with VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines as measured by the Peer Review Program and the Clinical Reminder reports. 

Other Qualifications: 

  • Meets the needs of customers while supporting the Medical Center and Service missions.
  • Consistently communicates and treats customers in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner.
  • Provides customer with consistent information according to established policies and procedures
  • Handles conflict and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately.
  • Position requires the incumbent to possess or develop an understanding of the particular needs of Veterans typically between the ages of 18 and 70 years of age.
  • Is sensitive to the special needs of all Veterans in respect to age, developmental requirements, and culturally related factors must be consistently achieved.
  • Protects printed and electronic files containing sensitive data in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 and other applicable laws, Federal regulations, VA statues and policy, and VHA policy.
  • Protects data from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration, or unauthorized deletion.
  • Uses word processing software to execute several office automation functions such as storing and retrieving electronic documents and files; activating printers; inserting and deleting text; formatting letters, reports, and memoranda; and transmitting and receiving e-mail. 

Per HRML 05-16-04, Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required. http://vaww.va.gov/OHRM/HRLibrary/HRMLs/HRML2016/HRML-05-16-04.pdf

    Recruitment/relocation incentives:  May be authorized for highly qualified candidates.

Relocation expenses/PCS:  Not Authorized

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The applicant(s) selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program provided the applicant has qualifying loans and subject to the availability of funds.  For further information regarding this program, you may contact the Human Resources Management Service.

Salary:  The applicant's education and experiences will be reviewed by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday

Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Psychiatrist

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

VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System

Contact

Jacqueline R. Benavides
Phone: (956)430-9309x63909

Address

VHA Valley Coastal Bend HCS
2701 S 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen
TX


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


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