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Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist Psychiatry Section Chief Job in DENVER, CO

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Location:
DENVER, CO
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
Job Code:
EC-17-MHR-1898326
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Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist Psychiatry Section Chief Job in DENVER, CO

Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist Psychiatry Section Chief Job in DENVER, CO

Vacancy No. EC-17-MHR-1898326 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $115,000.00 to $292,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/10/2017 Close Date 9/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
DENVER, CO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist (Psychiatry Section Chief)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Denver, CO
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 2/10/2017

Closes Saturday 9/30/2017

  • Salary Range
    $115,000.00 to $292,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Supervisory Status
    Yes
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    463531800
  • Job Announcement Number
    EC-17-MHR-1898326
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1898326

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?

VA Eastern Colorado HealthCare System (ECHCS) is complexity level 1a and provides a full range of state-of- the-art patient care services, and will soon be providing care in a new state-of-the-art hospital in Aurora, CO.  ECHCS provides tertiary care and services to over 87,000 patients and is a major referral center for veterans living in Wyoming, Montana, Kansas, and New Mexico. ECHCS serves as an educational and research center, it is highly affiliated with medical and educational institutions. Health Care Services are provided at 15 different geographically dispersed locations incorporating nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics, two Primary Care Telehealth Outpatient Clinics, one local and one remote Community Living Center, Homeless Veteran's Domiciliary, a Community Referral and Resource Center, a Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center and VA presence on two DOD bases; Fort Carson and U.S. Air Force Academy covering a geographical area of over 10,000 square miles. ECHCS employs over 3,000 personnel in 150 occupations.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to  http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

This vacancy will remain open until filled.     The first cut-off date will be two weeks after the opening date.    All applications will be referred at least bi-weekly.

A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized for this position.

Duties

The incumbent Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist (Psychiatry Section Chief) functions as one of six section chiefs within Mental Health Service for the VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System. As the Psychiatry  Section Chief the incumbent is the discipline lead and is responsible for all professional aspects related  to psychiatry.  Additionally, the incumbent serves as the senior clinician/medical  director for Mental Health.

  • Serves as the senior clinician/medical  director for Mental Health and assists the Chief of Mental Health in the overall operation of Mental Health Service.
  • Develops and maintains a high-quality Mental Health service while meeting all VISN and VACO Environment of Care and programmatic requirements.
  • Provides oversight of medical student and medical specialty training activities that occur within the Mental Health Service in coordination with University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry leadership and faculty as well as the Psychiatry Residency Training Program VA Site Coordinator .
  • As discipline lead, the Psychiatry Section Chief in collaboration with the University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry, the Chief of Staff and the Chief of Mental Health works to foster academic psychiatry within the Mental Health Service by encouraging and supporting teaching, research, publication and other scholarly activities.
  • Provides oversight of discipline-spedfic functions that cross team boundaries including the psychiatry call schedule and psychiatrist cross coverage.
  • The Psychiatry Section Chief works cohesively with the Chief of Mental Health and the Mental Health Service section chiefs to assure that all aspects of the Mental Health Service are functioning optimally. This includes strategic planning, setting operational priorities and deployment of resources engaging in quality improvement, performance measure outcomes and encouraging and improving team-oriented  care for Veterans.
  • The Psychiatry Section Chief works closely with the Medical Directors of Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Substance Abuse Treatment program, the Mental Health Clinic, and the Consult Liaison to assure Mental Health program quality and outcomes.
  • The Psychiatry Section Chief uses professional knowledge, skills, and experience derived from education, previous and ongoing professional practice, VA SOP, VA Central Office Directives, Office of Mental Health Operations processes, NEPEC, professional literature, continuing education, and individual and group consultation.
  • The Psychiatry Section Chief meets the needs of customers while supporting the Medical Center and Service missions. Consistently communicates and treats customers (patients, visitors, volunteers, and all Medical Center staff) in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner. He/she provides internal and external customers with consistent information according to established policies and procedures. Handles conflict and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately.
  • The focus of this position is on the provision of mental health services to veterans enrolled in the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System. These veterans are typically between 18 and 70 years of age. This position requires the incumbent to possess or develop an understanding of the particular needs of these types of patients. Sensitivity to the special needs of all patients in respect to age, developmental requirements, and culturally related factors must be consistently achieved.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 pm.

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician (Senior Supervisory Psychiatrist)

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

Timothy Blakney
Phone: (303)202-8351

Address

VHA Eastern Colorado HCS Denver
Department of Veterans Affairs
820 Clermont Street
Denver
CO


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


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