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Psychiatrist

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Marion
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Summary
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more.
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Overview
* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates
10/06/2021 to 10/01/2022

* Salary
$220,000 - $260,000 per year
Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

* Pay scale & grade
VM 15

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Location
1 vacancy in the following location:
* Marion, IL 1 vacancy


* Telework eligible
No

* Travel Required
Not required

* Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

* Appointment type
Permanent

* Work schedule
Full-time

* Service
Excepted

* Promotion potential
15

* Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer

* Supervisory status
No

* Security clearance
Not Required

* Drug test
Yes

* Announcement number
CBSS-11241917-21-AW

* Control number
616639000

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This job is open to
* The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency
All qualified candidates encouraged to apply. Open to U.S. Citizens but non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.
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Duties
Become a member of a team providing compassionate health care to our Veterans. The Marion VA is a proud service provider to 43,722 Veterans annually in 27 counties in Southern Illinois, 8 counties in Southwestern Indiana, and 17 counties in Northwest Kentucky. We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity available for a PSYCHIATRIST to join the Behavioral Medicine Service team at the Marion VA Health Care Center. This position will be located at the Marion VA Health Care Center, Marion, IL.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Repayment of student loans over a 5-year period, up to $200,000.
EDRP Authorized: Contact Audrey West, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance at 618-997-5311, extension 54093 or Audrey.West@va.gov.
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
The incumbent is assigned to Behavioral Medicine Service at Marion, Illinois VA Health Care System as a member of the Consultation Liaison Team (CLT).
Duties will include consultation liaison services for Marion, IL VAMC inpatients, Emergency Room (ER) patients, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP)and Community Living Center (CLC) patients. Incumbent duties will also include providing general clinical psychiatric services to Veterans, including on-call, walk in, and Video Teleconferencing (CVT, VVC) services to include Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC\s) locations outside assigned duty station. These duties include general psychiatric care of adult Veterans and may include, but are not limited to, conducting diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric consults, medication management, and individual or group psychotherapy. Psychiatrist may be expected to provide direct clinical consultation to multi-disciplinary staff, some at multiple sites, as appropriate. The Psychiatrist will be a psychiatric provider for the Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery (ICMHR) program and will provide coverage for the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary (BHIP) team as appropriate.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with on-call and weekends if necessary.
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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
* All 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.
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to a background/security investigation
* Must be proficient in written and spoken English
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Must pass pre-employment physical examination
* Participation in the seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination programs are requirements for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
Qualifications
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
Basic Requirements:
* United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA 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.
* Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR
((2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR
(3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences.
Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as \"Physician Resident Providers\" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a \"scope of practice\" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs.
* Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Preferred Experience: Board Certification preferred, Board Eligible considered.
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: This position requires a pre-employment physical. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13\" to 16\" to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far visions correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted.
Education
Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
* Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
* Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
* For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. (If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must s

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