Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number 971718 

 

OUR MISSION: 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.

  

As a VA Physician Assistant, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

 

Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

THIS POSITION CAN BE FILLED AS EITHER A NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

THIS IS AN OPEN AND CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS OCCUPATION ON AN ONGOING BASIS; QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE REFERRED FOR CONSIDERATION EVERY TWO WEEKS.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Duties

Incumbent works in Mental Health Service Line of the Atlanta VA Medical Center and supports the mission and vision of the Medical Center.  S/he works as a member of either the Substance Abuse Treatment Program providing care to a panel of dually-diagnosed outpatient veterans in a group setting, outpatient substance abuse/behavioral health evaluations to eligible Veterans who ae being referred to our substance abuse treatment program (SATP) and provide consultation to the medical and surgical floors for patients with substance abuse disorders.  The Domicillary to provide health and mental health services for veterans in residence.  Acute Inpatient Psychiatry providing psychiatric care to veterans who are currently hospitalized on a psychiatric unit. S/he must comprehend assessments wiht detailed evaluations of patient's psychiatric and substance abuse conditions including current conditions, past history, substance abuse history, trauma history, mental status exam, diagnosis and future plans for patients seen in a routine and crisis care.  S/he will collaborate with psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, addiction therapists, and social workers in a multidisciplinary treatment team approach.  Also the General Mental Health Program.

 

 

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Travel Required

  • Not Required