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Supervisory Psychiatrist Primary Care Mental Health Integration Team Job in TUCSON, AZ

Supervisory Psychiatrist Primary Care Mental Health Integration Team Job in TUCSON, AZ

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $115,000.00 to $292,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/9/2017 Close Date 11/30/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/09/2017 to 11/30/2017

  • Salary

    $115,000 to $292,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 2023179  

    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? 

    As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

    VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

    The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System honors America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

    Are YOU the one?

    We expect members of the SAVAHCS team to continually meet the VISN 22 Quality Standards.

    Safety: SAFETY comes first!
    Kindness: Treat Veterans, families, guests and SAVAHCS team members with compassion, respect and dignity.
    Performance Excellence: Give your personal best and strive to "exceed expectations."
    Presentation: Demonstrate professionalism, positive attitude and passion.
    Stewardship: Accept responsibility for the duties entrusted to you, maintain the environment and support the SAVAHCS tradition of exceptional health care.

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    Major Duties:  The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) professional staff is seeking a full-time psychiatrist to provide quality service in our progressive, innovative, and highly interdisciplinary health care system for the Veteran outpatient population at our Tucson main VA campus.  The incumbent will work as part of our Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) team. In this position the incumbent will provide outpatient care for a diverse patient population working as part of a highly skilled interdisciplinary team which is integrated and co-located with Primary Care.  Duties will include assessing and treating Veterans and providing consultation to colleagues in primary care, as well as other mental health staff co-located in primary care.  In addition to patient care the incumbent will lead our PCMHI team providing both administrative and clinical supervision of this group. 

    Successful applicants will have a strong commitment to Veteran-centered care and teaching.  This position requires 3-4 weeks of call covering the inpatient psychiatry unit per year.  During the week of call, the incumbent will provide telephone back up to the University of Arizona psychiatry residents and will work on the inpatient psychiatry unit on weekends and federal holidays supervising residents and treating patients.  The selected candidate must be eligible for a faculty appointment with the University of Arizona as duties will include the supervision and education of residents and medical students from the University of Arizona. Possession of a DEA-X certificate or plan to secure one is required. 

    Preferred Experience: Board Certified in Psychiatry.  Experience as a physician leader.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with some call coverage. 

    Clinical contact: Dr. Lucretia Vaughan (520)792-1450 ext. 1792 or e-mail Lucretia.vaughan@va.gov

    Federal Benefits for Full-Time Physicians:

    26 days paid vacation per year

    13 days sick leave per year

    10 paid holidays

    15 days military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard

    Health and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement)

    Pay for performance up to an amount equal to 7.5% of annual pay up to $15,000

    Authorized Absence for Continuing Medical Education

    Liability protection

    Federal Employee Retirement

    Thrift Savings Plan (TSP-tax deferred savings plan)

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Non Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484075000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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