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Staff Physician Psychiatrist Job in ANN ARBOR, MI

Staff Physician Psychiatrist Job in ANN ARBOR, MI

Vacancy No. AD-17-JAM-1967881-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 6/1/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
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Staff Physician (Psychiatrist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Ann Arbor, MI
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Thursday 6/1/2017

Closes Friday 12/29/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1967881

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?

***A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May Be Authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals***

Open and Continuous:

NOTE: This is an open and continuous job opportunity announcement. Certificates are issued on an unannounced periodic basis based on requests from management. Applications will be evaluated and referred for selection as vacancies occur within the organization. This announcement may close at any time once all positions are filled.




Position Summary/Duties:

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS), in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School, is actively recruiting for TWO full-time, primarily outpatient psychiatrists at the Clinical Instructor level or higher.

Ideal candidates will have expertise in psychiatric assessment and management of patients of high complexity and across a broad diagnostic range in both Primary Care and Mental Health settings as well as via TelePsychiatry; ability to work in interdisciplinary teams; active participation in supervision and education of medical students, psychiatry residents and allied health trainees; track record of program improvement, academic activities and medical leadership.

Specific duties will be position-dependent and include providing comprehensive psychiatric care for veterans in Ann Arbor/Flint/Jackson/Toledo in both Primary Care and Mental Health settings, as well as training and participation in Clinical Video Conferencing (Tele-psychiatry). Responsibilities also include providing on-site coverage as needed in the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System sites including hospital-based programs. Duties also include supervision of psychiatric trainees as well as contributing to the academic mission of the service. Medical leadership opportunities will be considered for candidates with a strong interest and a track record.

The VA Ann Arbor MH Service is a Partner Affiliate of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School. You will be joining a vibrant mental health service with academically active fellow psychiatry and psychology faculty and over 180 other interdisciplinary professional and support staff. Salaries are competitive with several additional benefits. Faculty have full and free access to University of Michigan library system, weekly U of M and VA grand rounds, and a yearly professional development fund for conferences and self-education. The VAAAHS Mental Health Service prides itself on clinical excellence, collegiality, teamwork, academic enrichment, and support of academic development by leveraging our strong program evaluation and research strengths for interested clinical faculty.


Candidates should be board eligible/certified in Psychiatry, have strong broad clinical (outpatient and hospital based settings) and leadership skills and ability to adapt and work flexibly with several multidisciplinary teams. Specialty board eligibility/certification is preferred but not required (e.g. Geriatric, Addiction, Psychosomatic). Experience with Telepsychiatry is preferred but not required.

Candidates should qualify for an appointment to the University of Michigan Medical School faculty as a Clinical Track Instructor (or higher) level in Psychiatry. Faculty appointment in the University of Michigan Medical School requires national academic recognition with demonstrated skills in clinical care, teaching and administration.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position.

Loan Repayment Program: The VA offers the possibility of loan repayment programs. This is contingent on: a. Eligibility of the candidate; b. Necessary approvals and; c. Availability of funds.

Tour: A regular VA tour is 8 am to 430 pm. Desire to work alternate tours (weekends) is preferred.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required based on clinical needs of service

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Louis B. Benedict
Phone: (734)845-5295


VHA Ann Arbor HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
Human Resource Management Service 05
Ann Arbor

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

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