Job Overview


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?

This position may be eligible for Education Debt Reduction Program pending the availability of funds.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified applicant.


Chief Psychiatrist VM-602-15 # 000000

Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm, this requires participation in an on-call rotation which is shared with other staff psychiatrists.


Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center is seeking a full time Supervisor of Psychiatry to oversee inpatient and outpatient Mental Health Care provided to our Veterans.

In addition, will implement and oversee a Psychiatry Residency program. This physician will serve as the Supervisor of Psychiatry and will report to the Associate Chief of Nursing Service for Behavioral Health Services.

The individual will participate in patient care, teaching, research and administrative activities. The Supervisor will work closely and collaboratively with executive leadership, nursing service, and other clinical services, to provide high quality, efficient and effective Psychiatry and Mental Health Care.

This position includes participation on various hospital committees, task groups, and special project teams. The selected candidate must be a board certified or board eligible Psychiatrist with qualifications to provide leadership as Chief of Psychiatry.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No