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Physician Psychiatrist Job in MILWAUKEE, WI

Physician Psychiatrist Job in MILWAUKEE, WI

Vacancy No. ML-17-DR-1953894 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $190,000.00 to $240,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/20/2017 Close Date 8/21/2017
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Physician - Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Milwaukee, WI
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 6/20/2017

Closes Monday 8/21/2017

  • Salary Range
    $190,000.00 to $240,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1953894

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?

The VA Great Lakes Health Care System, a group of seven VA medical centers and over thirty VA clinics, is dedicated to providing a comprehensive health care package to America's veterans. VA Great Lakes serves veterans who reside in northwestern Indiana, northern Illinois, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

NOTE: Non-Citizens may apply and can be appointed when it's not possible to recruit qualified citizens for the position.

  • 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


The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, depending on the type of employment, schedule, amount/type of qualifying debt, and funding availability.  The employee will begin to receive the benefit upon acceptance into the program – not backdated to the date employment begins. Please contact Callen.Peterson@va.gov for more information.


We are looking for a board-certified or board-eligible Psychiatrist to join our psychiatric staff at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee WI.

The Clement J, Zablocki VAMC is proud of its skilled, hardworking and stable mental health multidisciplinary teams that serve over 10,000 veterans mental health needs. Teaching opportunities are available, as this VAMC educates medical students, residents and fellows from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Psychiatrist on call responsibilities occur in week long intervals for three weeks total per year. During the week on call the Psychiatrist will round on our mental health inpatient unit on the weekend days, they will write admission orders during off tour times remotely, and they will perform at-home telephone coverage during off tour times of our inpatient unit. The Zablocki VAMC has a team of Psychologists who perform the in house mental health exam call duties after hours and off tour.
We are looking for a qualified Psychiatrist to fill a full time inpatient Psychiatric hospitalist position that is now available. We are recruiting to fill 1 open position among the 4 hospitalists assigned to the unit. The Zablocki VAMC is 1A VA facility and provides exemplary treatment to its veterans with inter-service cooperation working at a high level. We staff our 34 bed inpatient acute Psychiatry unit with a dedicated team of 4 full time Psychiatric Hospitalists. Our hospitalists provide a full array of Psychiatric Treatment including ECT with multiple staff certified in its use. The inpatient unit is a teaching unit that is continually training medical students and Psychiatry residents. We are a teaching hospital allied with the Medical College of Wisconsin and a position as faculty in the Department of Psychiatry can be explored if there is interest.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Meryl Brahm
Phone: (414)384-2000x45741


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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