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Psychiatrist Clinic Director For The Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Job in TUCSON, AZ

Psychiatrist Clinic Director For The Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Job in TUCSON, AZ

Vacancy No. CBAH-10121148-18-EY Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $115,000.00 to $292,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/30/2018 Close Date 4/2/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/30/2018 to 04/02/2018

  • Salary

    $115,000 to $292,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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?

    How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    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 encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

    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 Southern Arizona VA Health Care System honors America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

    We expect members of the SAVAHCS team to continually meet the VISN 22 Quality Standards.
    Safety: SAFETY comes first!
    Kindness: Treat Veterans, families, guests and SAVAHCS team members with compassion, respect and dignity.
    Performance Excellence: Give your personal best and strive to "exceed expectations."
    Presentation: Demonstrate professionalism, positive attitude and passion.
    Stewardship: Accept responsibility for the duties entrusted to you, maintain the environment and support the SAVAHCS tradition of exceptional health care.

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    The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) professional staff is seeking a full-time Supervisory Outpatient Psychiatrist to be the Clinic Director for our Outpatient Mental Health Clinic and provide excellent clinical care activities in our progressive, innovative health care system. This is a leadership position for an interdisciplinary Mental Health Clinic to coordinate, facilitate and provide patient care and services. This position will be supervising and directing the clinical activities of other providers in the clinic. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to patient care and teaching in addition to strong leadership abilities and desire for influencing policies and affecting change. DEA-X certificate or plan to secure one is required. As an outpatient psychiatrist for SAVAHCS you will provide outpatient care for a diverse patient population working as part of a highly skilled interdisciplinary team. The incumbent will provide outpatient psychiatric care for a reduced panel of patients, as well as supervisory and management duties as the Clinic Director for the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. Call is limited to covering the inpatient unit 2-3 weeks per year after hours (from home) and in person on the weekends all as a backup to psychiatry residents. Academic experience and research interest is a plus. Responsibilities include supervision and education of residents and medical students from our affiliate, the University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Therefore, the selected candidate must also be eligible for an appointment with the University of Arizona. Academic rank and tenure status with the University of Arizona will be granted commensurate with qualifications/experience.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience with academic medical practice in a teaching hospital.
    • Candidates who are board certified or board eligible, as recognized by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry
    • Leadership/management experience
    Point of contact: Dr. Lucretia L. Vaughan, (520) 629-1792 or e-mail Lucretia.Vaughan@va.gov.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Federal Benefits for Full-Time Physicians:
    • 26 days paid vacation per year
    • 13 days sick leave per year
    • 10 paid holidays
    • 15 days military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard
    • Health and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement)
    • Pay for performance up to an amount equal to 7.5% of annual pay up to $15,000
    • Authorized Absence for Continuing Medical Education
    • Liability protection
    • Federal Employee Retirement
    • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP-tax deferred savings plan)

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to occasionally travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Non-Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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