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Psychiatrist Job in WEST PALM BEACH, FL

Psychiatrist Job in WEST PALM BEACH, FL

Vacancy No. CAYY-10130839-18-MR Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $103,395.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/2/2018 Close Date 6/8/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/02/2018 to 06/08/2018

  • Salary

    $103,395 to $264,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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 West Palm Beach VA Medical Center consists of one VHA facility located at 7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Florida. The medical center is a general medical, psychiatric and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and limited research. Comprehensive healthcare is provided through primary care and long-term care in the areas of dentistry, extended care, medicine, neurology, oncology, pharmacy, physical medicine, psychiatry, rehabilitation and surgery.

    Newly appointed employee(s) or employee(s) converted to permanent status, selected under this announcement, may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Funding, on the final award amount, is contingent on the availability of EDRP funds. Employee(s) must apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment or conversion.


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    The West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for several Psychiatric positions. The Psychiatrists will perform a variety of functions within Mental Health and Behavioral Science (MH&BS) Service. This is a full time position which requires at least 40 hours per week. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: providing psychiatric examination, evaluation, comprehensive psychiatric treatment, consultation and follow up to outpatients and inpatients within the medical center and in the outlying clinics, as well as, making referrals to other providers and services and collaborating with other providers in a multidisciplinary setting.
    -Participating in patient satisfaction, quality assurance and utilization programs, including but not limited to peer reviews, open and closed record reviews, clinical pertinence reviews, morbidity and mortality reviews, and intensive reviews (Root Cause Analysis) and responding to patient advocate requests, Congressional inquiries and other quality of care/patient satisfaction reviews, as assigned.
    -Serving as the psychiatric liaison throughout the continuum of care between clinical and administrative services and other health care facilities with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the community.
    -Providing comprehensive consultative psychiatric care to patients assigned to providers in other services.
    -Providing psychiatric consultation to other psychiatrists in the MH&BS Service when assigned/requested, including participation in case conferences and regular interdisciplinary treatment plan meetings.
    -Coordinating preventative health care needs according to guidelines and performance measures established by the Department of Veterans Affairs and psychiatric practice guidelines.
    -Maintaining an active knowledge of the patient care processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 8, the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, the Mental Health and Behavioral Science Service, and its clinics.
    -Performing on-call duties as assigned on nights, weekends and holidays per rotating schedules.
    -Providing video teleconferencing for mental health evaluation, consultation and treatment (to outlying clinics).
    -Providing E-consults to providers requesting mental health consultation.
    -Providing mentoring to new psychiatrists joining the MH Service in order to update them on VA procedures.
    -Providing collaboration with mid-level providers as indicated.
    -Active participant in the supervision and mentoring of medical students, residents and/or interns.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm (may include evening, weekends, holidays and on-call)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0602 Medical Officer

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