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Staff Psychiatrist Job

Staff Psychiatrist Job

Vacancy No. AMA-17-1967992-MYS-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/2/2017 Close Date 9/29/2017
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Staff Psychiatrist

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

3 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Clovis, NM
  • Amarillo, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Friday 6/2/2017

Closes Friday 9/29/2017

  • 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): T1967992

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?

Amarillo is one of the best kept secrets around. Our community is very friendly, the social events are diversified, and we have moderate climate with four distinct seasons. We have extremely competitive housing and living costs, no state income taxes, outstanding schools, and a short distance from great skiing in northern New Mexico and Colorado. For more information visit:


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

***Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants***


The Amarillo VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for three (3.0) full time Staff Psychiatrist.  Some of the duties include (but not limited to):

Admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, provide consultation and perform History and Physical examinations to adult patients presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders, e.g., psychoses, depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, adjustment disorders, behavior modification, mental problems related to addictive disorders and the special and emotional problems related to addiction and substance abuse (alcoholism and other drug dependencies, such as psychoactive drug use and addiction,) utilizing all forms of psychological and social treatment including medications. Privileges include providing consultation with physicians in other fields regarding mental, behavioral or emotional disorders, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, family therapy, behavior modification, and emergency psychiatry as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribe medications.

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday; 8:00 to 4:30 or as agreed upon with the possibility of extended hours and weekends. NOTE: Candidates must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours.  The candidate must be willing to be assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary.

Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Services)/ AFGE BU Position

***Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants***

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required for training and/or other job related duties

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Michella Y. Smith
Phone: (480)415-7114


VHA Amarillo HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
6010 Amarillo Blvd West

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

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