The Psychiatrist will provide primary health service delivery to an outpatient or residential rehabilitation treatment programveteran population at theDublin Medical Center or Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).Assigned duties include individual and family therapy. Will be required to provide tele mental health services.
* Treatment will include comprehensive assessments of the physical, psychiatric, emotional, and social needs of individuals with diagnosis including (but not limited to): psychosis, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and organic mental illness.
* Therapeutic and clinical services associated with this position will include treatment planning, medication management, and other specialized services as needed.
* Candidates should be proficient in differential diagnosis, pharmacological interventions, psychotherapeutic services, and behavioral interventions and have experience/training working with adults.
* Experience working with veterans diagnosed with PTSD is desirable.
* Adheres to operational policies and procedures as established by VA leadership and the Mental Health Service Line Director.
* Facilitates liaisons with other health care programs in order to effectively coordinate services.
* Complies with national and local performance measures, including timely health care screening and completion of clinical reminders for all patients.
* Complies with all CPRS documentation procedures, including timeliness standards for documentation and proper patient check out procedures.
* Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by the Mental Health Service Line Director (or designee) and facility Director.
* Attends regular Mental Health Service staff meetings, Medical Staff meetings, and complies with Mental Health Service Line peer review procedures.
English language proficiency
Physical standards - All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required.
Licensure and Registration - Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA Educational 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required. First-Year Residency (Internship) - Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was competed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training. Approved residencies are: Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed OR Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.
References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated April 15, 2002.
Salary determination will bemade by Professional Standard Board of your peers and based on your education, experience, and professional accomplishments.
DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Veteran's Preference: When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, nonservice-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed SF 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, go to http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetsinfo.asp.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: