Behavioral Health at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital is recruiting a Psychiatrist who supports both outpatient and inpatient psychiatry services, rotates call with other psychiatrists, and supports CBOC Telemed services. The incumbent plays an essential role in providing timely treatment and evaluation for Veterans with a wide range of psychiatric concerns, which includes PTSD, depression, substance abuse, and psychosis. Incumbent supports the teaching mission of both the Service and medical center by providing resident supervision and teaching.
Work Schedule: Physician will cover all tours (days, nights, weekends, and holidays).
Functional Statement Title/#: PhysicianBasic Requirements:
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Geropsychiatry, treatment for PTSD, Addictions/Dual diagnosis, Psychosis, treatment for other forms of severe mental illness, and provide support for the teaching mission of our facility.
The incumbent must be Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry or recent graduate preparing to take the Board Exam, in order to supervise psychiatric residents and medical students.
Physical Requirements:?, Use of fingers (can use voice activate computer for documentation); Near vision correctable to 13" to 16" so Jaeger 1 to 4; Mental and emotional stability; Hearing (aid permitted); Working closely with others..
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1934111.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.