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Physician Psychiatrist Outpatient Services Job in ALBANY, NY

Physician Psychiatrist Outpatient Services Job in ALBANY, NY

Vacancy No. 528D-16-DAL-1951475-204 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $185,000.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/9/2017 Close Date 11/8/2017
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Physician (Psychiatrist) Outpatient Services

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Albany, NY
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Tuesday 5/9/2017

Closes Wednesday 11/8/2017

  • Salary Range
    $185,000.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
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  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    US Citizens and Status Candidates
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1951475

Albany Stratton is centrally located in the Historic New York Capital district, providing the best of all four seasons. Whether you are interested in the Cultural highlights of the  Albany Urban Center, fall or winter excursions to the Adirondacks/Berkshire/Catskill/Helderberg mountains, enjoy weekend trips to New York City, Boston, Montreal, or the Finger Lakes Region/Wine country, or are drawn by Albany Stratton's academic and research opportunities, you can join a great team in Albany!


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?

The Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY (135 miles North of New York City) is actively recruiting for a full-time Physician (Psychiatrist) Outpatient. Albany VAMC offers the right candidate the opportunity to work with a wonderful population and a dedicated professional staff. Albany Stratton has 148 beds including acute/telemetry with an average census of 75% occupancy. Albany Stratton is affiliated with the Albany Medical College (AMC), providing first class training to students, residents, and fellows. Opportunity for an academic opportunity,  cutting edge research, and excellence in clinical practice are in store for best qualified candidate.  

Albany offers great staff, family oriented environment, and close proximity to great secondary schools and colleges such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage, and SUNY Albany! 

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position.

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) is authorized for this position and the applicant selected may be eligible to apply for an EDRP award. EDRP is awarded based upon the facility's need. Applicant must meet established criteria to receive award. Award is subject to availability of funding.



This position is located in the Behavioral Health Outpatient Services department at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY. The incumbent will be expected to provide outpatient psychiatric services including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment of patients in that setting.

The applicant will be clinically active in the general mental health setting including outpatient and walk-in services. This position may also include specialty clinic coverage, consult liaison, and other areas depending on the needs of facility and interest of applicants.

Call coverage in a rotating schedule will be required. The applicant will also be expected to provide psychiatric resident supervision and education. Qualification for faculty appointment at Albany Medical Center is required.


·         Competitive salary and annual performance bonus

·         Guaranteed salary increases!

·         Robust benefits (see below) including traditional pension plan in addition to a 401K-type plan with up to 5% in employer contributions

·         Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

·         Call: Weekend shifts or telephone call from home are required. Shifts are rotated through the other Psychiatry staff.

·         CME benefits

·         Support Staff: Full multidisciplinary team.  

·         Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility.

·         Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided

·         No Physician Employment Contract!

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM, On-call hours are required and # of hours and days and times of on-call hours will vary according to rotation schedule.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position.
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


David A. Liddle
Phone: (518)626-7091


Department of Veterans Affairs
Stratton VAMC Albany 5
Fax: (518)626-6777

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

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