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Location:
TUCSON, AZ
Date:
08/23/2017
2017-08-232017-09-21
Job Code:
PM-17-ERY-1955050-BU
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Psychiatrist Job in TUCSON, AZ

Psychiatrist Job in TUCSON, AZ

Vacancy No. PM-17-ERY-1955050-BU 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 5/8/2017 Close Date 9/6/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
TUCSON, AZ

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Tucson, AZ
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 5/8/2017

Closes Wednesday 9/6/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-15/15
  • Promotion Potential
    15
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    US Citizens and Non Citizens
  • Control Number
    469311400
  • Job Announcement Number
    PM-17-ERY-1955050-BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Dedicated to Patient-Centered Care, the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) is a state of the art network of health care facilities throughout Southern Arizona comprised of the medical center in Tucson, Arizona and seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Casa Grande, Green Valley, Safford, Sierra Vista, Yuma, Northwest and Southeast Tucson. Through an environment of compassion, education, and research, SAVAHCS is a national model of clinical and organizational excellence.

 

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1955050

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?

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.

Are YOU the one?

We expect members of the SAVAHCS team to continually meet the VISN 18 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.

Duties

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) is the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy.  Medical students, residents, and fellows train at our facility.  The selected candidate must also be eligible for an appointment with the University of Arizona.  The SAVAHCS is a tertiary care facility providing a full range of clinical services including cardiac surgery and neurosurgery. The SAVAHCS is a flagship quality provider within the VA and was a 2012 winner of the prestigious Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Award.

The SAVAHCS professional staff is seeking 2 full-time psychiatriststo provide quality service in our progressive, innovative, and highly interdisciplinary health care system for the Veteran outpatient population at our Tucson main VA campus.  One position is for telepsychiatry and may be filled as a telework position.  Possession of a DEA-X certificate or plan to secure one is required.  As an outpatient psychiatrist you will provide outpatient care for a diverse patient population working as part of a highly skilled interdisciplinary team.  In addition to patient care, responsibilities also include supervision and education of residents and medical students from the University of Arizona.  Successful applicants will have a strong commitment to patient care and teaching.  This position requires 3-4 weeks of call covering the inpatient psychiatry unit per year.  During the week of call, this psychiatrist will provide telephone back up to the University of Arizona psychiatry residents and will work on the inpatient psychiatry unit on weekends supervising residents and treating patients.  If the telepsychiatry position is filled as a telework position, there will be no call or teaching requirements.  Academic experience and research interest is a plus.

Preferred Experience: Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry

Clinical contact: Dr. Lucretia Vaughan (520)792-1450 ext. 1792 or e-mail Lucretia.vaughan@va.gov

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

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Erin Youngman
Phone: (520)792-1450x2499

Address

VHA Tucson VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
Human Resources Management Service 9-05
Tucson
AZ
USA

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


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