- Clinical services are provided by a physician who has completed residency training in Psychiatry. S/he must be qualified to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with mental illness according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques. Other duties and responsibilities include:
-Core privileges include admission, evaluation, diagnosis, and provision of treatment including consultation to adult patients presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders, e.g. psychosis, depressions, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, sexual dysfunction, and adjustment disorders. Privileges include providing consultation to other physicians in other fields, regarding mental health, behavioral or emotional and geriatric disorders, pharmacotherapy, and group and family therapy, behavior modification, consultation to the courts, and emergency psychiatry as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribing medications. Core privileges also includes care of the ambulatory medically ill patient, including the prescription and ordering of non-psychiatric medications and performing medical history and physical examinations.
- The Psychiatrist is expected to have a panel of patients s/he follows on a regular basis and will also see unscheduled patients presenting to the clinic.
- Providing medication management services. Provision of psychotherapy services is restricted to clinicians who are trained, certified and credentialed in the provision of VA evidence based therapy practices.
-Coordinate patient care, develop and present treatment plans to the multidisciplinary treatment team; initiates consults, referrals, and psychotherapy as indicated; documents clinical activity in the Veteran's computerized medical record.
-Works closely with a multidisciplinary mental health team treating Veterans in person and utilizing video teleconferencing systems.
- Coordinating medical care for mental health clinic patients requiring primary care follow-up, or specialty medical/surgical consultation.
- Facilitating admissions to inpatient MH unit; coordinating care with inpatient Psychiatric physicians.
- Providing clinical support, guidance and oversight for the MH services of the CBOC MH staff and liaison to Primary Care as needed and directed by MHSL management.
- Serving on at least one Medical Center Committee, or representing the MHSL on special Medical Center projects or initiatives as directed by MHSL management.
- Successfully practicing as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, working collaboratively in a respectful fashion with nurses, social workers, clerks, mid-level providers, and other physicians. The psychiatrist will demonstrate effective communication skills in this collaborative work.
- Serving, as directed by MHSL management, as primary or secondary supervising physician to midlevel providers.
- Documenting the care provided in the electronic medical record in a timely and complete fashion. Any additional data regarding patient care will be entered into the electronic record in a timely and complete fashion.
- Completing appropriate clinical reminders within his/her area of clinical responsibility in the electronic medical record in a timely fashion. S/he will be aware of "Performance Measures" that apply to the Psychiatry service, and will be collaborate in meeting those measures.
- Maintain an unrestricted medical license.
- Maintain training and waiver for provision of Suboxone as well as other psychiatric interventions deemed necessary by MHSL management.
- Provide some inpatient coverage and on-call responsibility and rotating weekday evening phone coverage.
-Board certified/board eligible in Psychiatry preferred.
-Services are provided to our Veterans in the St. Cloud, MN area and also at our Community Based Outpatient
Work Schedule: Administrative DaysBasic Requirements:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Board certified/board eligible in Psychiatry preferred.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Preferred Experience: Citizen of the United States or a noncitizen who has been accorded permanent resident alien status in the United States; must have a 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted (3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory or Commonwealth Ii.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted license; full, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia; board certified/board eligible in Psychiatry preferred; must be proficient in spoken and written English.
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. Physical Requirements: Applicant must pass a pre-employment physical.
IF YOU DO NOTWISH TO APPLY THROUGH USA STAFFING, PLEASE CONTACT NOLA MATTSON, HR SPECIALIST AT 320-255-6480 EXT 6621 OR E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: You must use your full legal name when completing all documents
A complete VA Form 10-2850, Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, and Optometrists
2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3. Copy of current licensure
4. A copy of your most recent SF-50B "Notification of Personnel Action" (if a federal employee)
5. DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, indicating your Character of Service (if applicable)
6. Documentation of Service-Connected disability: Service-Connected disability letter and SF-15 Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (if applicable) http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf
7. Documentation of eligibility to be considered as surplus or displaced federal employee (if applicable)
Forms can also be found at: http://www.stcloud.va.gov/careers/index.asp
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 1882504.
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.