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Physician Psychiatrist General Mental Health Job in CHICO, CA

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Location:
CHICO, CA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
612-17-CDK-1979538
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Physician Psychiatrist General Mental Health Job in CHICO, CA

Physician Psychiatrist General Mental Health Job in CHICO, CA

Vacancy No. 612-17-CDK-1979538 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/26/2017 Close Date 11/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
CHICO, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-06-26 to 2017-11-30

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $264,000 / Per Year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Series

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    612-17-CDK-1979538

  • Control number

    473042500

Locations

2 vacancies in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1979538

The Department of Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is an integrated health care delivery system, offering a comprehensive array of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and extended care to veterans in Northern California.  The health system is comprised of a medical center in Sacramento; a rehabilitation and extended care facility in Martinez; outpatient clinics in Martinez, Fairfield, Oakland, Sacramento, McClellan, Redding, Chico, and Vallejo; a Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Oakland; and dental clinics in Vallejo, Sacramento and Redding.

As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless.  With many openings in 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 Cemeteries.

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.

For Positions Covered in the Bargaining Unit: First consideration will be given to employees of this facility.

"OPEN UNTIL FILLED" with an initial cut-off/referral of applicants on 7/10/2017. Additional applicants will be referred as requested by the Selecting Official.

 

Duties

The VA Northern California Health Care System is currently recruiting a full-time, board prepared/board certified Psychiatrist in the Outpatient Behavioral Health Services at the Chico VA Outpatient Clinic in Chico, CA. The Psychiatrist conducts history, mental status exams, and occasional brief physical exams; completes assessments and formulates diagnosis; develops treatment plans; and orders labs and/or radiological assessments for a wide variety of mental disorders, through a multidisciplinary team approach.   The psychiatrist is responsible for the medication management for patients as indicated in the treatment plan as well as facilitation of medication support groups, evaluating and providing medical clearance for patients presenting to the clinic who may need psychiatric hospitalization, and assessment and intervention for patients presenting in crisis. 

The city of Chico, CA embodies a combination of urban and rural assets that make it a destination place to live work and play.  The local university and community college make Chico a learning community with a rich culture and young spirit inspiring creativity and critical thinking.  With an average of 172 days of sun, there is plenty of time to enjoy the area's beautiful natural setting with parks, rivers, and rural settings where you can hike, ski, boat, hunt and fish. Chico is an affordable place to raise your family without compromising on the factors important to your family.  There is a strong school system, well-regarded medical community, and a high level of public safety.  With a 12-minute average commute time, work is not something you go away to – it's part of your lifestyle.

Work Schedule: Full-time (Alternate Tour of duty may be required to include evening hours and weekends).

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives ARE NOT authorized for this recruitment.

Drug Testing: This is a test designated position. All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with the VA.  Applicants who test positive for illegal use of drugs will not be appointed.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Between VA Northern California HCS Sites

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens and current permanent Federal empoloyees

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

CRYSTAL D. KEELER
Phone: (916)843-9256

Address

VHA Northern California HCS Sacramento
Department of Veterans Affairs
150 Muir Road
Martinez
CA


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


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