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Physician Psychiatrist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Psychiatrist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-17-OTE-1938460-OCA 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 1/1/2017 Close Date 12/30/2017
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Physician (Psychiatrist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Memphis, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Sunday 1/1/2017

Closes Saturday 12/30/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1938460

 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

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

For more information about the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

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.

This is an open continous announcement.  Applications will be accepted for Psychiatrists on an ongoing basis.  Qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.  Applications will remain on file for the time period of this announcement.


The incumbent serves as a psychiatrist and is assigned to the Mental Health Service at VA Medical Center (VAMC) Memphis. Incumbent provides comprehensive experience in clinical services to Veterans and their families. The incumbent will perform,  general psychiatric assessment and treatment in a multi-disciplinary setting composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, physician extenders and a variety of rehabilitation/recovery therapists. The incumbent will work closely with his/her colleagues to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art mental health care. As many of these patients suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, experience and competence in treating this type of condition is desirable. The incumbent shall work under the direction of the Section Chief of Psychiatry.

Incumbent provides clinical services in the Emergency Department, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, and/or other areas as based upon need and reports administratively to the Section Chief of Psychiatry.

Note: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the appointment eligibility and salary of the applicant selected.  The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

Current permanent employees of the Memphis VAMC will receive first consideration when filling vacancies.

Working Hours: Negotiable to support the Department of Veterans Affairs mission to provide the best care possible at hours convenient to our Veteran population. On call is required after 4:30pm and on weekends and holidays in rotation with other attending psychiatrists. Most call is provided as back-up to University of Tennessee psychiatry residents.

Location of Position: Mental Health Service, Memphis TN

NOTE: This is an Open Continuous Announcement.  The first cut off date for this announcement is April 30, 2017.   All eligible applicants that apply before this date will be referred to the selection manager.  Any applicants that apply after this cut off date will be reviewed and sent to selecting official upon the request.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Phone: (901)523-8990x5928


Mental Health Service
1030 Jefferson Avenue

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

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