Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1748419
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?
With over 250 days of sunshine per year, Savannah is located in one of the most desirable geographic areas of the United States. Founded in 1733, the city grew quickly to become a major center for agriculture, industry and military installations. Its rich history provides a cosmopolitan lifestyle and excellent recreational opportunities such as quick access to the Atlantic Ocean and first-class shopping and dining experiences. Drive 20 minutes east of Savannah through a few miles of wide sky and salt marches, and you will find Tybee Island with its landmark lighthouse, Fort Screven historic district and a myriad of recreational opportunities.
Become a part of the nation's largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system – the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration - joining the team at a premiere VA facility, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC and affiliated with The Medical University of South Carolina, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest level quality care from CT Surgery to Neurosurgery to primary and mental health care for more than 58,000 Veterans along the South Carolina and Georgia coast. The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a center of excellence for robotic surgery and orthopedics, and is a recognized leader in Tele-Mental Health providing care for Veterans throughout the Southeast. The 144 bed hospital includes six community based outpatient clinics, a 20 bed community living center, women's health, and the full range of inpatient and outpatient care including Medical and Surgical Intensive Care. At the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, the opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our nation's heroes while advancing your career are endless. Become part of the best care anywhere and live out one of the most rewarding career experiences anyone could have at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
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.
***THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. 1ST CUTOFF DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS 10/14/16. AFTER THAT DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REFERRED AS REQUESTED BY MANAGEMENT.***
The employee serves as a psychiatrist at the Savannah Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Employee provides comprehensive clinical services to Veterans and their families within the CBOC. The employee will perform general psychiatric assessment and treatment in a multi-disciplinary setting. Therapeutic and clinical services associated with this position will include medication management, treatment planning, and other specialized services as needed. The employee will work closely with his/her colleagues to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art mental health care.
Work Schedule:8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.