Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1018620

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.  How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

 

NOTE:   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.  

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.

 

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

 

Duties

 

Provides direct psychiatric care in apatient-centric and multi-disciplinary environment within the VeteransHealthcare Association at the Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center(VAMC) and the Rochester Outpatient Clinic. Both locations are affiliated withthe University of Rochester and are part of the Upstate New York VeteransHealth Care Network. This patient care will be delivered with clinicalexcellence, dignity and compassion to facilitate trust and respect. Thespecific duties will include management of patients with general psychiatricconditions including but not limited to posttraumatic stress disorder, mooddisorders, psychotic disorder and addictive disorders. A valid and unrestrictedDEA permit to administer suboxone therapy to opiate dependent patients ispreferred. Strong leadership qualities and the ability to work within a team ofallied healthcare professionals to address the full range of biopsychosocial,spiritual and cultural needs, and thus provide comprehensive, world-class careto our Veteran population, is strongly valued by our organization.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No