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Physician Psychiatrist Primary Care Mental Health Integration Job in ORLANDO, FL

Physician Psychiatrist Primary Care Mental Health Integration Job in ORLANDO, FL

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/22/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    09/22/2017 to 12/29/2017

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $264,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

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1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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?

    Officially established in October 2006, the Orlando VA Medical Center is one of the Top 100 Companies in Central Florida for working families. The Orlando VA Medical Center includes the following facilities; a 120-bed Community Living Center and a 60-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program (located at the Lake Nona Campus), Outpatient Clinics in Orlando (Lake Baldwin), Viera and Daytona Beach and four Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Clermont, Kissimmee, Leesburg, and Orange City. Our new medical center is currently open for many outpatient services and will continue to open more services, including inpatient beds and an emergency department, throughout 2016. The new 65-acre medical campus has 134-inpatient beds and provides acute care, complex specialty care, advanced diagnostic services, a large multispecialty outpatient clinic, and administrative and support services.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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    The Orlando VAMC is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist (preferably) Board Certified. Added qualifications in Psychosomatic Medicine or extensive Consultation/Liaison experience are a plus. The Mental Health Service is seeking someone who will be a part of the Primary Care Mental Health Integration team and will also provide expertise for the development of a Consultation/Liaison Service.
    As part of the Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) team, the Psychiatrist provides psychiatric consultation, evaluation, and short term care to Veterans whose mental health needs can be effectively managed within primary care, given the support of a PCMHI psychologists and the Behavioral Health Lab. Responsibilities include providing timely curbside, telephone, and electronic consultation to primary care staff. Help primary care staff identify patients who are appropriate for integrated care, and help PC-MHI team refer patients needing a higher level of care to specialty mental health services. Participate in weekly review of RN Care Manger cases to review medications and make recommendations to PCP.
    The Psychiatrist must have a desire to provide education and training to medical students, residents and Primary Care Providers and have flexibility to train non-physicians in the use of psychotropic medications. Other duties may include cross coverage of the outpatient mental health clinic, as well as video teleconferencing support of other CBOCs. Interest in the integration of mental health and medical care as well as comfort working as a member of an interdisciplinary team are important for this position, as are flexibility and adaptability.
    We have medical school affiliations and offer medical student and psychiatry resident rotations at the facility. This is a great opportunity for energetic, far-sighted, and computer-literate physician who looks forward to expanding not only clinical care, but also advances in the electronic medical record, patient safety initiatives, as well as advances in academic psychiatry as a preceptor.
    The candidate must be willing to work weekends and irregular work hours and may need to provide clinical services off tour and will be required to do so upon receiving critical clinical messages. The candidate must be willing to be placed, detailed or temporarily assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary.

    All providers may be detailed to any site within the Orlando system.

    This positions is expected to obtain/maintain buprenorphine credentialing and will participate in a large pool of rotating call.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The selectee may be required to work or travel between any of the locations within Corporate Orlando, including the CBOCs.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480173800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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