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Physician Psychiatrist Job

Physician Psychiatrist Job

Vacancy No. 610-17-AC-1887487-OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/3/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
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Physician (Psychiatrist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

6 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Goshen, IN
  • Marion, IN
  • Muncie, IN
  • Peru, IN
** Additional Locations are listed below. **
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 1/3/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified U.S. citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1887487

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?

Once appointed you will be eligible to apply for student loan reimbursement under the Education Debt Reduction Program. Approval is dependent on meeting program requirements and program funding.

The selected candidate's salary will be determined by a Compensation Panel. The Compensation Panel will review the selected applicants' education, qualifications, board certifications, professional training/fellowship(s), and length of practice (professional experience) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.

Please note: This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis until filled. Your application must be complete to receive consideration. This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means.

The mission of VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS), is to provide coordinated, compassionate and comprehensive quality primary care, mental health, surgical, intensive and extended care to Veterans in a timely, accessible and cost effective manner. It is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a dual campus and combined VA mission. The combined mission of the VANIHCS means military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at these facilities.

VANIHCS offers a competitive salary, incentives and excellent federal government benefits. As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of the 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 Fort Wayne campus offers primary and secondary medical and surgical services as well as intensive care and emergency medicine.

The Marion campus offers a full range of psychiatry services, nursing home care and extended care services.

Primary care clinics are available at both campuses and at Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in South Bend, Goshen, Peru and Muncie, Indiana.


As a psychiatrist you will be responsible for all aspects of psychiatric care. These positions are located in both outpatient and inpatient settings depending on the needs at the time of hiring. Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Initial evaluation and management of inpatients and outpatients referred for mental health treatment.
  • Providing consultation and treatment for inpatients with mental health needs.
  • Ordering diagnostic tests, imaging examinations or other diagnostic tests.
  • Provides patient and family education, staff education and consults and collaborates with other health care providers.


Work Schedule: Outpatient-primarily day shift, Monday through Friday. Inpatient-rotating shifts including nights and weekends.

Functional Statement Title/#:   VM060215PS

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation incentive is available to highly qualified candidate.
Job Requirements
Additional Information
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Additional Duty Location Info

    6 vacancies in the following locations

    • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Goshen, IN
    • Marion, IN
    • Muncie, IN
    • Peru, IN
    • South Bend, IN
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


April Chiappetta
Phone: (260)426-5431x72174


VHA Northern Indiana HCS
2121 Lake Avenue
Fort Wayne

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

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