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Job Title:PSYCHIATRIST

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:ORL-13-MGM-822319R

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$97,987.00 to $195,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 11, 2013 to Friday, April 19, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

VM-0602-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Orange City, FL United StatesView Map
Clermont, FL United StatesView Map
Orlando, FL United StatesView Map
Leesburg, FL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens and Naturalized United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 822319 (Include on all documents)

RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE NEGOTIATED FOR THIS POSITION AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION.

RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED.

 

SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED BY A COMPENSATION PANEL.

  

THOSE WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR PSYCHIATRIST ORL-12-JV-612744-MCH AND ORL-12-MGM-693199R NEED NOT RE-APPLY FOR THIS POSITION TO RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – 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 care to veterans?

Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.  

   

APPLICANTS, PLEASE NOTE:  THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL JULY 12, 2013. HOWEVER, THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE FOR ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES WILL BE JANUARY 23, 2012,  WITH SUBSEQUENT CUT-OFF DATES EVERY 7 DAYS UNTIL FILLED. ONCE SELECTIONS ARE MADE, THIS ANNOUCEMENT CAN BE CLOSED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.

 

The Orlando VA Medical Center ( http://vaww.orlando.va.gov/   Station #675) was officially established effective October 1, 2006, when it was approved as a new VA facility.   The Orlando VA healthcare system currently includes a 120-bed Community Living Center (CLC), a 60-bed Domiciliary, and VA's largest comprehensive outpatient clinic at the Orlando site, two (2) large comprehensive, satellite outpatient clinics in Daytona Beach and Viera, and five (5) Community-Based Outpatient Clinics in Kissimmee, Lake Nona, Leesburg, Clermont and Orange City, FL. 

 

The Orlando VA Medical Center is recruiting for high qualified and motivated Psychiatrist.  Board certification is Psychiatry is preferred. Recent Psychiatry residents seeking board certification are encouraged to apply as well.  Psychiatrists work within multi-disciplinary specialty mental health teams, in Primary Care Clinics around East Central Florida, or an inpatient unit, to include the new 134 bed medical center in the Orlando "Medical City" at Lake Nona which is under construction.  The Orlando VAMC is closely affilitiated with the University Of Central Florida College Of Medicine, with VA Psychiatrists engaged in medical student education.  Academic appointments and research opportunities are available and encouraged.  This is a great opportunity for Psychiatrist who enjoys providing clinical care to veterans and teaching in an exciting progressive setting. 

 

Orlando is recognized as a family-oriented area, with a warm, sunny climate, beautiful beaches, abundant housing options, no state income tax, and many local entertainment attractions/outdoor activities readily available.   The Orlando VA system is associated with the University of Central Florida and other local community colleges, with active affiliations in allied health programs, such as Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical/Occupational Therapy, and Social Work.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • US Citizenship.
  • English Language Proficiency required.
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.

DUTIES:

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The candidates will be physicians who are highly skilled in the management of patients' mental health needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders which include General Mental Health, Geriatrics, PTSD, and Substance Abuse. 

The candidate will provide psychiatric services to the CBOC by either tele-mental health, face to face or a combination of both. 

The candidate must be willing to work weekends and irregular work hours.  The candidate must be willing to be placed, detailed or temporarily assigned to their related services and/or locations, if necessary.  The provider may be detailed to any site within the Orlando system.  Every effort will be made to try to keep their clinical work at the site they were hired to work at.  The candidate may need to provide clinical services off tour and will be required to receiving critical clinical messages no matter where or when your primary site and tour are.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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  • Must be a citizen or National of the United States.
  • Must possess 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 neurological medicine approved by the American Neurological Association for the year in which the degree was granted, and 3) schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
  • Must possess 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.  Must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. 
  • Must have completed a first-year residency (Internship), or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
  • Must be proficient in both the spoken and written English language. Required by 38 U.S.C. 7402 (d) and 7407(d).
  • Must meet the physical and suitability standards both prior to and during employment in the position.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible Preferred.

 

After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use. You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.

 

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

 

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD http://www.va.gov/ohrm/joblistings/VAQualStds.doc    


APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE:  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.)  Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.  If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

Veterans' Preference:

When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference.  For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx .

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.   You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.  For more information please visit us at   http://www.vacareers.va.gov/about-va/index.asp .



OTHER INFORMATION:

ICTAP: The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .

REASONABLE ACCOMODATION:  This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process please notify Miyoshi Gordon-Matthews, Human Resources Specialist, at (321) 397-6734.  Decisions to approve reasonable accommodation requests are made on a case-by-case basis.  Applications submitted outside of the automated application process may not be considered unless an accommodation to the application process has been granted.  All application materials must be received by the end of the day on the closing date of this announcement to be considered.

As a condition of continued employment, applicants must meet applicable physical, security, and suitability requirements for this position if selected.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout Corporate Orlando VAMC without re-announcing.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

This position is covered by the bargaining unit.


***Application materials will not be accepted by e-mail.***



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850 IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.   You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online.  Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies.  Please see this guide ( http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc ) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications.  Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way.   Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.

 

To apply for this position, please provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your Résumé or CV
  2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists and Optometrists is available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf ).
  3. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment is available at http://www4.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/OF306.pdf ). 
  4. A completed Occupational Questionnaire.
  5. Copy of unofficial college transcript (If available).
  6. Copy of your most recent SF-50 (If current or former Federal employee).
  7. Copy of your most recent proficiency/performance appraisal (If applicable).
  8. Copy of foreign education certification (If applicable).
  9. Copy of DD214 (If applicable). 
  10. Copy of license

 

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/. After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, and
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
  4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

  1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 822319.
  2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, July 12, 2013.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

  1. Résumé or CV. 
  2. Responses to Occupational Questionnaire. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Orlando VAMC Job Line
Phone: (407)646-4316
TDD: (800)829-4833
Email: VHAORLMEDICALJOBS@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
Mental Health Service
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
32803

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Applicants will receive (up to) four status updates during the course of this recruitment action.   They are:

1)  Receipt of application.

2)  Whether or not you meet the eligibility/qualification requirements for the position.

3)  Whether you were referred to the selecting official for further consideration.

4)  Final disposition on the recruitment action (e.g., was the position filled, re-announced, etc.).

 


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Job Announcement Number:

ORL-13-MGM-822319R

Control Number:

335444400