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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. 621-38-17-23-WLH1895708-BU 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 1/16/2017 Close Date 6/30/2017
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Psychiatrist - Home Based Primary Care - Morristown, TN VA OPC - (Telework)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Morristown, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 1/16/2017

Closes Friday 6/30/2017

  • Salary Range
    $180,000.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens - This position will be open until the vacancies are filled. First cutoff will be February 1, 2017 and monthly thereafter.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1895708

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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?


The Mountain Home VA healthcare System is seeking a Physician to be a part of the Home Based Primary Care team that will be servicing Morristown, Tennessee, and the surround community. More information about Morristown, Tennessee, can be found at their city website:  http://www.mymorristown.com.






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.


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 Greater
  • This position will require near daily travel to patients' homes in the Morristown, Tennessee, and surrounding area.

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Phone: (423)926-1171x7181
TDD: 423-926-1171


ACOS for Extended Care
PO Box 4000

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

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