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Psychiatrist Outpatient Job in MARTINSBURG, WV

Psychiatrist Outpatient Job in MARTINSBURG, WV

Vacancy No. VHA-613-17-AMB1892465BU Department Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Salary $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/10/2017 Close Date 1/9/2018
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Psychiatrist (Outpatient)

Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Martinsburg, WV
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 1/10/2017

Closes Tuesday 1/9/2018

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United State Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
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Job Overview



Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1892465

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?

This position is located at the Martinsburg, WV VA Medical Center in VISN 5.  The Martinsburg VA medical center is a Level 1C complexity facility providing care to our Nation's Veterans.  The medical center provides comprehensive health care through primary care, inpatient medicine, surgery, psychiatric, domiciliary, and a long-term care unit.  Martinsburg, WV VA Medical Center has seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Cumberland, MD, Hagerstown, MD, Fort Detrick, MD, Harrisonburg, VA, Stephens City, VA, Petersburg, WV and Franklin WV.

Special Note: This is an open continuous Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA).  Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities.

You may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction (EDRP) Program.  Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. 


Martinsburg, WV VAMC is seeking a full-time permanent Physician to fill it's Outpatient Psychiatry vacancy.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform initial clinical diagnostic examinations and formulate initial treatment plans.
  • Provide medication management.
  • Coordinate medical care for mental health clinic patients requiring primary care follow-up or specialty medical/surgical consultation.
  • Facilitate admissions to inpatient Mental Health unit;  coordinating care with inpatient psychiatric, or Medical-Surgical physicians.
  •  Provide clinical support, guidance and oversight for the Mental Health services of the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) mental health staff and liaison to primary care as needed and directed by Mental Health Service Management.
  • Serves on Medical Staff Committees, or represent the Mental Health Service on special Medical Center projects or initiatives as directed by Mental Health Service Management.
  • Perform compensation and pension exams/reviews.
  • Support a specialty clinic (e.g., clozaril. suboxone), perform evaluations and medication management in the substance abuse treatment program (including suboxone), serving in the PTSD program and participating in a research project.
  • Work collaboratively in a  respectful fashion with nurses, social workers, clerks, mid-levels providers and other physicians.
  • Document care provided in the electronic medical record in a timely and complete fashion.
  • Complete clinical reminders within his/her area of clinical responsibility in the electronic medical record in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain training and waiver for provision of suboxone as well as other psychiatric interventions deemed necessary by MHS management.
  • Provide tele-health to patients as needed and directed by MHS management.

Tour of Duty: Varies

Functional Statement Title: Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic Functional Statement

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://www.fsc.va.gov/PCS.asp.
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide


Amy M. Bakner
Phone: (304)263-0811x2392


VHA Martinsburg VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs
Human Resources Management Service

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

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