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Physician Psychiatrist Job in SPIRIT LAKE, IA

Physician Psychiatrist Job in SPIRIT LAKE, IA

Vacancy No. 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 11/28/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/28/2017 to 12/29/2017

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $264,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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.  

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    The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is recruiting for a Full Time, Permanent, Psychiatrist.  This position is located at the Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Spirit Lake, IA. Assignment to other areas within the Mental Health service, Medical Center or other CBOC's may be required.

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides a full range of psychiatric care to patients with a variety of behavioral problems with or without co-morbid medical conditions. Documents observations and changes in patient's condition. Collaborates with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes ; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards of assigned specialty.
    • Possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, demonstrates ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and establishes effective communication with patients, families, visitors, and members of the interdisciplinary team.
    • Must be computer literate with skills to access and input electronic medical documentation.
    • Responsible for the successful achievement of applicable Performance Measures.

    Clinical Responsibilities:

    • Provide telemedicine care to outlying community clinics and veterans utilizing the VA's home visit software.
    • Complete appropriate training and have appropriate DEA-X for prescribing Suboxone.
    • Assists in facility initiatives to include, but not limited to, Suboxone clinics and other psychiatry clinics.
    • Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and using the most current evidence based psychopharmacologic techniques in providing quality care.
    • Performs consultations, screenings and evaluations.
    • Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including, but not limited to: medication management, referral for individual and/or group psychotherapy, education, treatment planning.
    • Compensation and Pension Evaluations may be a requirement if the need exists. Appropriate training will be delivered by the VA prior to initiating in this.

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

    Functional Statement Title/#: Physician

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to main facility or other CBOC's may be 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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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484880600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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