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Physician Psychiatrist Job in JOHNSON CITY, TN

Physician Psychiatrist Job in JOHNSON CITY, TN

Vacancy No. NC38-17-136-LRC1953761BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $180,000.00 to $250,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/5/2017 Close Date 11/6/2017
Who may apply Public

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

    2017-05-05 to 2017-11-06

  • Salary

    $180,000 to $250,000 / Per Year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Series

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1953761

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

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?

Johnson City can best be described as a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, amazing outdoor activities and enchanting culture and history. As a matter of fact Forbes Magazine ranks Johnson City 14th in their latest rankings of best places to live! Local festivals include Unity in the Community Festival http://www.umojajc.org/, Blue Plum Festival, Apple Festival, and the Rhythm and Roots Reunion in nearby Bristol Tennessee/Virginia. Enjoy year round outdoor activities at our area lakes and parks and just a stone's throw away you'll find renowned attractions such as Barter Theatre, Bristol Motor Speedway and Asheville North Carolina's Biltmore House. For the Sports Enthusiast you can cheer on future baseball hall of famers with the area's rookie league baseball team - the Johnson City Cardinals! Johnson City offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax, and excellent schools and universities! Start your Adventure in Johnson City Tennessee! A Hometown Heart with a Big City Soul!

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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.

The James H. Quillen VAMC strongly encourages persons that are interested in and may represent multicultural diversity to apply.  We have a long-standing Multicultural Diversity Committee led by mental health professionals devoted to educating, monitoring and furthering our awareness, practice and outcomes in regards to multiculturalism.

 You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

Position may be eligible for telework.


The Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Healthcare System seeks a psychiatrist, board certified or board eligible within two years of residency graduation, to serve full-time in the outpatient Mental Health Clinic.   The clinic currently consists of a multidisciplinary staff to include psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologist or social workers and nurses.  The psychiatrists on staff work in a variety of settings which include outpatient, inpatient, consultation-liaison, emergency department, community living center, residential rehabilitation, addiction (including buprenorphine clinic) and mental health intensive case management team.  The ideal candidate  would work primarily in the outpatient clinic, with the possibility of occasional temporary assignments as needed to other areas in the  service.  Typical duties include performing psychiatric assessments and aftercare visits utilizing pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.  The psychiatrist would participate in a multidisciplinary setting for the development of treatment plans and case supervision.  The treated conditions can include, among other things, PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, neurocognitive disorders and substance use disorders. 

Clinical supervision of resident psychiatrists and nurse practitioners is expected.  The psychiatrist will be part of the psychiatry department's call system, providing telephone based supervision to on-call resident psychiatrists approximately one weekday night per month, and providing both on-site inpatient rounding and telephone supervision to resident psychiatrists approximately one weekend day per month.  The psychiatrist will be expected to develop proficiency in the use of telehealth equipment for the provision of psychiatric care at a distance.   Training is provided. Additional assigned administrative duties, such as participation in committees, is likely.

The psychiatrist will be eligible, if desired, for clinical appointment to the Department of Psychiatry at the affiliated Quillen College of Medicine.  The option to become involved in medical student and resident psychiatrist didactics is available .

Work Schedule: 07:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on call, with possible extended hours.  Tour at the discretion of ACOS Mental Health. 

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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Additional Information
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Phone: (423)926-1171x7181


ACOS for Mental Health
PO BOX 4000

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

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