Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1747989
THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. THE FIRST CUT-OFF FOR THIS POSITION IS July 1, 2016; AND THEN EVERY 2 WEEKS THEREAFTER.
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?
As a VA professional, 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.
The Atlanta VAMC has 405 authorized inpatient beds (273 hospital, 120 Community Living Center and 12 PRRTP) and is a tertiary care facility classified as a Complexity Level 1A facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services complete with state-of-the-art technology, education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through emergency medicine, primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. The Atlanta VAMC is part of the VA Southeast Network (VISN 7), which includes facilities in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina. The Atlanta VAMC Community Living Center serves metro Atlanta and includes extended care rehabilitation, psycho-geriatric care, and general long term care. The facility also serves as a prosthetics treatment center, fabricating and supplying mechanical devices such as artificial limbs for patients within the states of Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama.
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.
**Salary is based upon type of procedure being completed ***
Mental Health Service is seeking Fee Basis Physicians for the Psychiatry Department at the Atlanta VAMC in Decatur, GA.
Duties include psychiatric screening/evaluation, completing a full psychiatric assessment, psychiatric medication management, counseling/education and coordination of the veteran's overall mental health care and treatment for a diagnostically diverse population. Treatment will include a multi-disciplinary approach of managing the physical, psychological, emotional, and social needs of the veteran patients.