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    Summary

    **There will be bi-weekly referrals until filled/closed.**

    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?

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    Responsibilities

    Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    -Utilizes independent practitioner status with prescriptive authority to assess and administer treatment for psychiatric illness.
    -Initiating, prescribing, renewing, refilling, monitoring, and managing the care of patients on psychotropic medications
    -Performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations including detailed history of mental status evaluations on assigned patients.
    -Evaluates available data and orders appropriate laboratory tests.
    -Has availability to previous psychiatric records.
    -Prescribes appropriate therapies and follow-up as indicated.
    -Maintains accurate, thorough records via dictation of evaluations/ note or written evaluation/progress notes.
    -Refers medical problems to the appropriate medical staff as indicated
    -Is available for suicide assessment and crisis intervention.
    -Works as in integral part of a multidisciplinary treatment team.
    -The model of productivity is 80% productivity 20% admin. One hour new patient evaluations and 30-minute return client appointments.
    -On call is required 2-3 weeks per year. The on-call structure is 2 tiered with medication providers being the 2nd level.
    -May be involved in carrying a patient panel, providing same-day access support, and working in Primary Care-Mental Health Integration.
    -Provide and coordinate comprehensive care for assigned patients in any care setting;
    -Provide education, therapy, and counseling of patients and families in psychiatric conditions, addiction issues, and medical conditions related to psychotropic medication use
    -Psychiatric consult liaison (inpatient)
    -10% of caseload to be done through tele health
    -5 days a week 8-430.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, may vary
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481192500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.