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Psychiatrist Weekend Coverage Job in ALBANY, NY

Psychiatrist Weekend Coverage Job in ALBANY, NY

Vacancy No. 528D-17-DAL-1956003-030-PT Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $195,000.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Part-time
Open Date 5/9/2017 Close Date 11/8/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Psychiatrist - Weekend coverage

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Albany, NY
Work Schedule is Part Time 16 hours - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 5/9/2017

Closes Wednesday 11/8/2017

  • Salary Range
    $195,000.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Tour of Duty will consist of 16 hrs Fri, Sat, Sunday, and Holidays services.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1956003

Albany Stratton is centrally located in the Historic New York Capital district, providing the best of all four seasons. Whether you are interested in the Cultural highlights of the  Albany Urban Center, fall or winter excursions to the Adirondacks/Berkshire/Catskill/Helderberg mountains, enjoy weekend trips to New York City, Boston, Montreal, or the Finger Lakes Region/Wine country, or are drawn by Albany Stratton's academic and research opportunities, you can join a great team in Albany!


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 Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY (135 miles North of New York City) is actively recruiting for a part-time Physician (Psychiatrist) weekend coverage. Albany VAMC offers the right candidate the opportunity to work with a wonderful population and a dedicated professional staff. Albany Stratton has 148 beds including acute/telemetry with an average census of 75% occupancy. Albany Stratton is affiliated with the Albany Medical College (AMC), providing first class training to students, residents, and fellows. Opportunity for an academic opportunity,  cutting edge research, and excellence in clinical practice are in store for best qualified candidate.  


Albany offers great staff, family oriented environment, and close proximity to great secondary schools and colleges such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage, and SUNY Albany! 


Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) is authorized for this position and the applicant selected may be eligible to apply for an EDRP award. EDRP is awarded based upon the facility's need. Applicant must meet established criteria to receive award. Award is subject to availability of funding.



This position is located in the Behavioral Health Outpatient Services department at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY. The incumbent will provide weekend coverage of psychiatry services. This includes coverage of inpatient psychiatric unit, admission of new patients, rounding on inpatients, as well as consultation to medical surgery floors and on occasion to ED. Physician will also be expected to cover institution call needs by telephone and utilize home access as possible for review of patient clinical information and order entry.  On site responsibilities is 16 hours.


·         Competitive salary and annual performance bonus

·         Guaranteed salary increases!

·         Robust benefits (see below) including traditional pension plan in addition to a 401K-type plan with up to 5% in employer contributions

·         CME benefits

·         Support Staff: Full multidisciplinary team.  

·         Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility.

·         Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided

·         No Physician Employment Contract!

Tour of Duty: Tour of Duty will consist of 16 hrs Fri, Sat, Sunday, and Holidays services as scheduled.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


David A. Liddle
Phone: (518)626-7091


Department of Veterans Affairs
Stratton VAMC Albany 5
Fax: (518)626-6777

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

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