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Job Title:Psychiatrist

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:OF 14F 1018620-TBB

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, December 27, 2013 to Thursday, March 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

VM-0602-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Canandaigua, NY View Map
Rochester, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB 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.

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Full unrestricted licensure, certifcation, or registration required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • English Language Proficiency required
  • Disignated and or random drug testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required

DUTIES:

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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.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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BASIC REQUIREMENTS:  

  • U.S. citizenship.  
  • Must posses a Degree of Doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
  • Possess and maintain a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the united States or in the District of Columbia
  • Board Certified
  • Valid and Unrestricted DEA permit
  • Must be proficient in Written and Spoken English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7405(f)

 

 

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

 

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.  

 

 


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.  Applicants must, therefore, only report 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 the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.

 

Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form.  For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.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://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp .

 

 

The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date to receive consideration.

 

1.    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

 

2.    Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

 

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

 

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


:All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Other (Application)
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·DD-214
   ·Other Veterans Document
   ·Transcript

 

VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physician, Dentist, Podiatrist, Optometrist and Chiropractor (Available at http://vaww4.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf) (required).

 

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1.     To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 1018620

2.     Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date  to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

 

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1.     Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2.     Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf. 

3.     Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

SHERYL PALMER
Phone: (585)393-7776
Email: SHERYL.PALMER@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Canandaigua VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
400 Ft Hill Avenue
Canandaigua, NY
14424
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT:


After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements.  You will be notified when this decision is made.


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Job Announcement Number:

OF 14F 1018620-TBB

Control Number:

358092400