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Location:
ALEXANDRIA, LA
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-24
Job Code:
CAYJ-10114520-18-LH
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Psychiatrist Job

Psychiatrist Job

Vacancy No. CAYJ-10114520-18-LH 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 1/19/2018 Close Date 9/28/2018
Who may apply Public
Locations:
ALEXANDRIA, LALEESVILLE, LALAKE CHARLES, LA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/19/2018 to 09/28/2018

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $264,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Locations

5 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

CAYJ-10114520-18-LH

Control number

490901600

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    The Alexandria VA Health Care System is seeking a Psychiatrist. The Alexandria VA Health Care System, Alexandria, Louisiana is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 3 facility serving Veterans within 23 of Louisiana's 64 parishes. The Alexandria VAHCS is located in Pineville, Louisiana with community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Jennings, Lake Charles, Lafayette, Fort Polk, and Natchitoches, Louisiana.

    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?

    You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.

    Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.

    If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

    The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").

    America's Veterans need you!

    PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Psychiatrist, you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to veterans in need of psychiatric services. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of psychiatric care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards of assigned specialty. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

    The Outpatient Psychiatrist will provide patient care to approximately 12-20 outpatients daily, including diagnosis, care, and treatment, as well as consultations to other services when requested. Responsible for all facets of an acute outpatient care. Will assist in completing quality management reviews. Must be computer literate with computer skills to access and input electronic medical documentation. Responsible for the successful achievement of applicable Performance Measure and Monitors for his/her areas of responsibility.

    Two of the vacancies are for the Acute Psychiatric Unit where the Psychiatrist will operate as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

    Work Schedule: Full-time. Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

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


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