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Physician Psychiatrist Job in SAN DIEGO, CA

Physician Psychiatrist Job in SAN DIEGO, CA

Vacancy No. CBBS-10129909-18-EP Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $103,395.00 to $320,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/7/2018 Close Date 3/6/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/07/2018 to 03/06/2018

  • Salary

    $103,395 to $320,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

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1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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?

    VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment.

    We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor.

    We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers.

    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives may be authorized to a highly qualified selected candidate.

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    This position is within Mental Health Service in Psychiatry Section and is located in the San Diego VA Medical Center (VAMC), a teaching hospital located adjacent to the University of California San Diego campus, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. It is a 256 bed, level 1a, tertiary care center that is dedicated to providing both primary and specialized outpatient health care, extended care, acute medical, surgical, intermediate and psychiatric care services with almost all major specialties and subspecialties represented. The facility has 38 acute psychiatric inpatient beds and 29 substance abuse rehabilitation beds.

    Inpatient and outpatient care is available at the VAMC in La Jolla, while outpatient primary care services are available at the San Diego Mission Valley Outpatient Clinic and four other Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's) located in Oceanside, Escondido, Chula Vista, and El Centro, California. The VASDHS MHCL serves veterans who reside in San Diego and Imperial Counties and provides general and specialized inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services. Inpatient treatment includes general treatment for acute psychiatric problems and a specialized program for alcohol and drug problems.

    The Medical Center is closely affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. In collaboration with this affiliate, the VASDHS Psychiatry Service oversees the training of psychiatry residents, fellows in psychiatry subspecialties and third- and fourth-year medical students rotating through the inpatient and outpatient settings. Attending physicians are expected to obtain and maintain UCSD faculty appointments, and may participate broadly in the teaching mission of the University. The Psychiatry Section in Mental Health Service is also committed to the advancement of knowledge and health care practices with member physicians playing a vital leadership role in basic science, clinical and health services research.

    The responsibilities of this position will include the provision of clinical psychiatric services for the treatment of psychiatric and substance use disorders.

    This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    Work Schedule: 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm or 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; On call, holidays, weekends maybe required to meet patient care.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required.

    This position is eligible to apply for an educational loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Educational Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Applicant must meet eligibility and funds must be available. Please contact Ms. Angelina Tenney, EDRP Coordinator, at 858-552-8585 Ext 7664 as soon as you come onboard with your Service or no later than 120 days or if you have any questions regarding EDRP.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0602 Medical Officer

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