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Physician Psychiatrist Iron Mountain Job in IRON MOUNTAIN, MI

Physician Psychiatrist Iron Mountain Job in IRON MOUNTAIN, MI

Vacancy No. IM-16-TLe-1677486-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $200,000.00 to $240,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/12/2016 Close Date 3/15/2018
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Physician - Psychiatrist - Iron Mountain

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Iron Mountain, MI
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 4/12/2016

Closes Tuesday 7/19/2016

  • Salary Range
    $200,000.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year
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  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1677486

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?


  • A Recruitment Incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified candidate for this position
  • VA physicians and dentists earn up to an additional 7.5% of their salary (not to exceed $15K) in annual physician performance pay
  • Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting
  • Regular pay increases to include biennial longevity increases, annual cost of living increases (when signed into law), and biennial reviews of physician market pay
  • One full and unrestricted license from any U.S. state or territory is accepted at this facility
  • 49 Days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays)
  • Pension plan – vested in pension annuity after only 5 years' service
  • 401K-type plan (Thrift Savings Plan) with matching contributions

NOTE: The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, up to $120,000 depending on the amount of verified qualifying debt balance. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

The Iron Mountain VA Medical Center (http://www.ironmountain.va.gov/) is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is part of the VA's Great Lakes Health Care System in the Veteran's Integrated Service Network (VISN 12). The medical center and its community clinics serve eligible veterans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (fifteen counties) and Northeast Wisconsin (eleven counties).

This facility employs state-of-the-art telemedicine technology, and is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA. Ambulatory and acute primary and secondary health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. We are part of the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN 12) which includes facilities in Milwaukee, Madison, Tomah, WI; and Chicago, Hines and North Chicago, IL. Outpatient clinics are located in Ironwood, Marquette, Hancock, Menominee, Manistique, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and Rhinelander, WI.

If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Iron Mountain VA is for you. Iron Mountain is jam packed with things to do from winter sports to summer recreational activities. It's a beautiful natural environment with world class restaurants, lounges, golf courses, endless outdoor adventure, within driving distance from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan with excellent schools. Iron Mountain is truly a great place to raise a family.


Physician - Psychiatrist

Join the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center as an Outpatient Psychiatrist. As an outpatient Psychiatrist, you will provide expertise in several aspects of general psychiatry and will focus on the evaluation of veterans who suffer from a variety of mental health conditions including but not limited to post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, dementia, substance abuse, and other related conditions. Review psychiatric consults in an outpatient setting. You will be working with Physician Extenders, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and other health care staff to provide high quality, continuous, and consistent outpatient care. The incumbent will monitor and evaluate patients as appropriate for change in status. Maintain policy orders or notes as appropriate (e.g. DNR, medication reconciliation and encounter form). In addition, the incumbent will coordinate the clinical care of mental health patients and work in collaboration with Primary Care, Medicine Specialists, Physical Medicine staff, and Surgical Services, and others in the care of their patients. Facilitate communication among patients and their families and VA and outside primary care physicians, hospitalists, and specialists/subspecialists. The incumbent will also provide consultation on psychiatry related concerns from services within our facility, and communicate and collaborate as appropriate with outside providers and facilities.

If you have qualifying education debt you may be eligible to apply for the federal Education Debt Reduction Program upon permanent appointment, based on availability of funds.

A recruitment incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.

WORK SCHEDULE: 1st Shift 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Hours may vary dependent upon patient care needs.

NOTE:  Position may have a potential for on call duties.


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel for training, etc

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Ciera Bianchi
Phone: (906)774-3300x32282


Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
VISN 12 Great Lakes Human Resources
Honey Creek Three

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

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