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Job Title:Physician (Psychiatrist)

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:VHA-552-14-979522

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, November 01, 2013 to Monday, December 02, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

VM-0602-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

6 vacancies in the following location:
Dayton, OH View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):   979522 (Please include on all documents)

 

Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.  

 

Tour of Duty: 

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM M-F with plans for extended clinic hours to 6:30 PM one day a week and one Saturday clinic (8:00AM-4:30PM) per month.  No call responsibilities.  Internal medicine specialists interested in precepting for Wright State University School of Medicine Internal Medicine resident inpatient rotations may opt for this voluntary responsibility (2 weeks at a time, 2 times per year).

 

Relocation or recruitment incentives are authorized for qualified candidates.


Relocation expenses are authorized for this position. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to  http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.

 

Education Debt Reduction Program:  External applicants selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program.

 

Dayton VA Medical Center reserves the right to make a selection at any time during the open and close date of this announcement.

  

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.

 

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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/.  

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.


KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US citizen to apply for this job.
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Board certified/ eligible in Psychiatry Preferred
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration is required

DUTIES:

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The Dayton VA Medical Center has multiple vacancies for Psychiatrists assigned to the Mental Health Service. Services are provided in the inpatient psychiatry unit, residential facility, and outpatient psychiatry programs, including our community based outpatient clinics. The incumbents are responsible for completing psychiatric evaluations on new patients and following them for management of their psychiatric disorders.  Incumbents diagnose and treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders in Veterans of both sexes in a wide age range.  Must be well versed in the major treatment modalities. Other duties include, but are not limited to, participation in various hospital committees, departmental and hospital in-service programs, conducting or assisting residents, medical students, mental health trainees, nurse practitioners, and/or physician extenders in the evaluation and treatment of the psychiatric patients. Staff Psychiatrists shall be responsible for inpatient and outpatient care, and graduate and undergraduate medical education and scientific research as appropriate. The incumbent conducts Compensation and Pension Evaluations and shares on-call duties with other Psychiatrists .

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Requirements:

 

a.  Citizenship.  Citizen of the United States.  (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)

 

b.  Education.  Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.  (See Education section for additional information).

 

c.  Licensure and Registration

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.  The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.  

 

d.  English Language Proficiency.  Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).

 

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC.  WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.  If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).


Physical Requirements: The Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.

 

 


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 osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.

 

(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.

 

(4)  For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1.

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 résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


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, 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://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp.

 

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:  Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.  VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service.  This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package  (see Required Documents section below).

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 02, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button 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.  Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is easier, faster, and provides more information as applications are processed.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, simply reapply through your account in USAJOBS.  After applying, return to USAJOBS (https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx) 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/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  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.

 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 979522.
  2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

     

    (e)MAILED ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please submit application materials online or by fax only.

     



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are requested to be submitted at the time of application:

  1. Your Resume/CV AND Application for Physicians (Psychiatry)
  2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  3. Any other documents required by the checklist.
  4. A COPY of licensure or verification

Your resume and Application must include dates of employment and should state whether the work was full-time or part-time (Note: if part-time work, please include the approx. number of hours worked per week).

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Pamela Britt
Phone: (937)268-6511x1860
Email: PAMELA.BRITT@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Dayton VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs
4100 West Third Street
HRM Service
Dayton, OH
45428

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and a qualification determination will be made. You will be notified when a decision is made. If you qualify, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified if you are referred.

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Job Announcement Number:

VHA-552-14-979522

Control Number:

354599600