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Physician Psychiatrist Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Physician Psychiatrist Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Vacancy No. SU-17-CLM-1985903-BU 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 7/11/2017 Close Date 9/29/2017
Who may apply Public

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

    2017-07-11 to 2017-09-29

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $264,000 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Series

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1985903

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?

At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. Located in southeast South Dakota, Sioux Falls is a family-oriented community with no state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

The procedures outlined in AFGE Master Agreement, Article 23, Section 8 will be followed. First consideration will be given to current Sioux Falls VAHCS employees.

Requires Filing a Financial Disclosure Report: Yes

Recruitment incentives authorized: Yes
Relocation incentives authorized: Yes

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.  


The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is recruiting for a Full Time, Permanent, Psychiatrist.  Location will depend on applicant and availability. Assignment to other areas within the Mental Health service, Medical Center or CBOC's may be required.

  • Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Documenting, observations, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes providing a full range of psychiatric care to patients with a variety of physical and /or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintain the qualification standards of assigned specialty. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors, and members of the interdisciplinary team.
  2. Must be computer literate with skills to access and input electronic medical documentation.
  3. Responsible for the successful achievement of applicable Performance Measures.
  • Clinical Responsibilities:
  1. Psychiatrists provide telemedicine care and will need to complete Suboxone certification.
  2. Assist in other service lines initiatives to include Suboxone clinics and other psychiatry clinics.
  3. Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and using the most appropriate psychopharmacologic techniques in providing quality care.
  4. Performs consultations, screenings and evaluations.
  5. Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including: individual and group psychotherapy, psycho education, treatment planning.
  6. May conduct Compensation and Pension Evaluations.

Work Schedule: The tour of duty is typically Monday-Friday, weekends, on-call and rotating holidays. Additional information regarding the tour of duty for these positions will be covered during the interview process.

Throughout the duration of this vacancy announcement, applications that are received will be referred to the selecting official on a bi-weekly basis.

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel will be required depending on need to CBOC's in Aberdeen, SD, Sioux City, IA, Watertown, SD, Wagner, SD and Spirit Lake, IA as determined by Mental Health Service Line Leadership.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

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


Courtney McDaniel
Phone: (605)336-3230x7710


VHA Sioux Falls HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls

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

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