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Physician Psychiatrist Job in TOPEKA, KS

Physician Psychiatrist Job in TOPEKA, KS

Vacancy No. YN-EA-16-MKB-1768768-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $200,000.00 to $320,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/4/2016 Close Date 8/3/2017
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Physician - Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Topeka, KS
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Thursday 8/4/2016

Closes Thursday 8/3/2017

  • Salary Range
    $200,000.00 to $320,000.00 / Per Year
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  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    By law, U.S. Citizens will be given first preference but non-citizens will be considered in the absence of qualified citizens.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1768768

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?

This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applicants will be referred to selecting official on a weekly basis OR until the closing date of this announcement. 

Applicants need not re-apply once the application is referred to the selecting official. 

The Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center is part of the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System (VAEKHCS) and is located in Topeka, KS. With over 1,700 employees and an annual operating budget in excess of $250,000,000 the VAEKHCS proudly serves over 36,000 veterans with 2 VA Medical Centers in Leavenworth and Topeka and 9 regional Community Based Outpatient Clinics. We are a 1C facility with multispecialty inpatient, community living center, and domiciliary. Topeka boasts quality schools, friendly people, good hospitals, a university and -- one of its biggest selling points -- low housing costs. The Topeka VA is an easy 30 minute commute to Lawrence, KS, home of The University of Kansas with a dynamic college town atmosphere. Kansas City, with its big city amenities, is also readily accessible. Learn more about the city at http://www.visittopeka.us/ (http://www.visittopeka.us/).


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Recruitment/Relocation incentives may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.


Major functions of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Functioning as part of a psychiatric care team working with other physicians, physician extenders, nurses and/or other support staff.
  • This position is to serve as a dedicated Inpatient Psychiatrist for an acute inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Privileges will consist of: admissions, diagnosis, work-up, and provision of treatment (to include consultation for patients who suffer from various mental health disorders).
  • Providing high quality and efficient care and be able to work well in an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Physician may be required to see patient(s) one-on-one in a private office setting or in a group setting. The position may also provide education and training to residents, medical students, and clinical staff. Academic affiliation with the University of Kansas Medical Center is possible.

Work Schedule: Primarily Monday-Friday Day Shift; will be required to participate in on-call rotation.

Functional Statement Title/#: Psychiatrist Scope of Practice

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel between campuses may be required to meet patient needs.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation incentives may be authorized for highly qualified.
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


James Pryan
Phone: (913)682-2000x52498


Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
2200 Southwest Gage Boulevard

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

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