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Psychiatrist Home Based Primary Care Morristown Tn Va Opc Telework Job in MORRISTOWN, TN

Psychiatrist Home Based Primary Care Morristown Tn Va Opc Telework Job in MORRISTOWN, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $180,000.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/6/2017 Close Date 11/25/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    09/06/2017 to 11/25/2017

  • Salary

    $180,000 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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    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.

    The James H. Quillen VAMC strongly encourages persons that are interested in and may represent multicultural diversity to apply.  We have a long-standing Multicultural Diversity Committee led by mental health professionals devoted to educating, monitoring and furthering our awareness, practice and outcomes in regards to multiculturalism.

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    The Mountain Home VA Healthcare system is seeking an immediate fill for a full-time Physician (Psychiatrist) to serve on our Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) team based in Morristown, TN.  The physician will report directly to the Medical Director, HBPC.  The psychiatrist is an integral team member working closely with the interdisciplinary HBPC team, performing home visits to provide in-home mental health evaluations, psychopharmacology, and psychiatric treatments including the management of severe and persistently mentally ill individuals who are receiving long term injectable agents.  The duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

    • Performing home visits to complete individualized mental health assessments and treatment planning with routine follow-up using standardized outcome measures for patients enrolled in the HBPC program;
    • Providing specialty modalities of care, mainly Geriatric Psychiatry, to the HBPC-enrolled patients;
    • Working in close collaboration with the HBPC psychologist in a team-based setting;
    • Participating in other clinical duties as assigned by the Medical Director, HBPC, and ACOS Extended Care;
    • Providing individual supervision to support and educate staff, program team, and assigned trainees; and,
    • Participating in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings of the HBPC program.

    Work Schedule: This position has a primarily administrative-type tour of duty, from 7:45 am until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  However, there is flexibility in determining a tour of duty, including the potential for a compressed tour. 

    ***PLEASE NOTE:  This position may be staffed on a telework basis.  The selected candidate may work from a home office, but will be required to travel to the Morristown, Tennessee area on a near-daily basis.***

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses are not authorized for this position.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The physician selected for this position will be providing healthcare in Veterans' homes in the Morristown area. Near daily travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens - This position will be open until the vacancies are filled. First cutoff will be February 1, 2017 and monthly thereafter.

    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/478777700. 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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