Psychiatrist needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Type: Full Time
Salary: Up to $282,480
Internal Number: -
The WJB Dorn VA located in Columbia, SC are currently seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible Psychiatrist for inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services with a focus upon post traumatic stress disorders and related illnesses. This position will provide for an academic appointment with the USC SOM and an opportunity to engage in clinical/translational research relevant to the VA priority area in PTSD and other related anxiety disorders.
Psychiatrist will provide necessary VA psychiatric coverage along with a clinical research collaborative with the University of South Carolina. This position shall be expected to cooperate with and participate in, medical duties or functions related to quality of care, peer review, improvement and with other performance improvement activities. WJBD VAMC has a strong academic affiliation with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and is one of the core training sites for the medical school.
This is an outstanding opportunity all while working with a group of excellent physicians. WJB Dorn VAMC provides a full range of patient care services utilizing state-of-the-art technology. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Psychiatric care of adult Veterans and may include, but not limited to, conducting diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric consults, medication management, and individual or group psychotherapy.
Psychiatric care and evaluation of new diagnostics and therapeutics for adult Veterans with PTSD and related anxiety disorders.
Become part of a collaborative and multidisciplinary team of clinicians and VA researchers in the area of improving the understanding and treatment of PTSD and related anxiety disorders.
May be expected to provide direct clinical supervision of mid-level providers, psychiatric advanced practice nurses or physician assistants and other staff as appropriate.
Required to exercise judgment in the selection of or adaptation of standard and accepted clinical theories, techniques, and practices in treating patients or developing new techniques and programs for the treatment of specialized problems or clinical populations.
Facilitate admissions to the inpatient psychiatry unit. Coordinate care at the point of admission with inpatient psychiatric, or medical-surgical, physicians.
Support a specialty care clinic (Clozaril, Suboxone), evaluations and medication management in the substance abuse treatment program (including Suboxone), particularly as it relates to the PTSD program and project(s).
Work Schedule: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday or a compressed tour could be available
Salary Range: up to $282,480 per year
Licensure: Any full and unrestricted license from any US State or Territory is sufficient to work at any VA Medical Center or clinic
Recruitment incentive may be approved for this position
Student Loan Repayment: You may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award of up to $200,000 under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
$1,000 CME reimbursement + 5 day paid absence to attend
Free liability protection!
Performance bonus of up to an additional $15K each year!
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - 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 whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.