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Physician Psychiatrist Job in LAWTON, OK

Physician Psychiatrist Job in LAWTON, OK

Vacancy No. RT-17-JS-1984324-BU 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 7/7/2017 Close Date 9/19/2017
Who may apply Public

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

    2017-07-07 to 2017-09-19

  • Salary

    $100,957 to $264,000 / 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): 1984324

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?

JOIN THE BEST . . . teams of dynamic professionals dedicated to providing quality health care to our nation's heroes at the Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System at the Outpatient Clinic in the Lawton/Fort Sill area. 

Oklahoma cities exhibit pioneer spirit, combined with old-fashioned hospitality.  Visitors and residents are delighted with the abundant historical, cultural, recreational, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues in Oklahoma City. Sports fans revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team, an American Hockey League Team, Dodgers AAA,  and many national sporting events. In addition to the excellent grade schools, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose. Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.

Located only 85 miles from bustling Oklahoma City, Lawton/Fort Sill is nationally recognized as one of the most culturally diversified communities in the United States.  Ranked as one of the 100 cities to live in Money Magazine, it boasts several museums, casinos, historical sites, galleries, and countless cultural venues, including the Lawton Philharmonic and a community theater.  Outdoor enthusiasts can hike the trails and be enchanted by the splendor of the Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, or enjoy boating, fishing and water sports on the beautiful lakes in the area.  In addition to the outstanding primary and secondary schools, Lawton is home to the Great Plains Technology Center, Cameron University, Webster University, Platt College, an Oklahoma State University Extension and University of Oklahoma Outreach.

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. The Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) authorizes VA to provide student loan reduction payments of up to $120,000 to employees with qualifying loans. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.



The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Health Care System is seeking full time staff Psychiatrist for Psychiatry service, which is affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

This position has clinical responsibilities for outpatient management and works with a multidisciplinary team consisting of other psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric social workers. The incumbent will provide consultations and direct care for outpatients manifesting a wide variety of psychiatric and psychosocial problems, as well as respond to emergency consultation requests from the admission area and from other clinics in the medical center.

The incumbent will rotate with other physicians on a monthly roster for weekend/holiday coverage, and week night backup for residents; and through affiliated institutions, may participate in education and training of psychiatry residents, medical students, psychology interns, and allied health trainees. As time permits, may participate in research projects. May be assigned to various programs within Mental Health Service depending on fluctuating staffing patterns and workloads.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with rotating weekends and holidays

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician (Psychiatrist)/000000

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for a highly-qualified candidate. The selectee must sign a service agreement for a specified period of service with the facility cited in the agreement.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

All groups of qualified individuals

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Jenny Sewell
Phone: (405)456-3130


VHA Oklahoma City VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs
921 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City

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

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