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    A selected applicant for this position may be eligible to apply for an award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) provided the applicant has qualifying loans and subject to the availability of funds.

    This Announcement will remain open until filled and may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Applicants will be referred to the hiring manager as they are received and this announcement may close without advanced notice.

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    Seeking a part time HUD-VASH Psychiatrist to be part of a robust Homeless Program on a journey towards innovative approaches in meeting the healthcare needs of Veterans who have experienced chronic homelessness. Our mission is to achieve a systematic end to homelessness, meaning that there are no Veterans sleeping on our streets and every Veteran has access to permanent housing. Should Veterans become or be at-risk of becoming homeless, there will be the capacity to quickly connect them to the help they need to achieve housing stability. The HUD-VASH program delivers services within a Housing First philosophy and implements the most up to date best practice models. The HUD-VASH Psychiatrist would provide psychiatric treatment to Veterans enrolled in the HUD-VASH Program and the H-PACT; however, would have opportunities to serve homeless Veterans in other Homeless Program areas. This is a vulnerable, aging population with co-occurring, complex needs related to substance use, physical health, mental health, psychiatric treatment, social conditions, and housing issues.

    The Madison VAMC enjoys a strong affiliation with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. This is a great opportunity for a physician looking to be at the forefront of evidence-based, interdisciplinary and veteran -centered treatment.

    This position is located in the Homeless Program Office in Madison, WI. As a Psychiatrist, you will work on a multidisciplinary team, including primary care, to provide coordinated, integrated, rehabilitative and restorative mental health care, with the goal of helping eligible Veterans achieve and maintain the highest level of functioning and independence. Major duties and responsibilities include:

    • Diagnoses and treats a wide variety of severe mental and substance use disorders and uses recovery-oriented principles;
    • Practice psychiatry in an office and community setting
    • Participate effectively as a supportive member of the Homeless Program team and H-PACT
    • Participates in Homeless Program team activities, meetings and trainings
    • Teaches a variety of trainees and must be eligible for a faculty appointment;
    • Provides clinical services in a virtual modality, including video telehealth, patient/provider secure messaging, telephone visits, and remote review of electronically forwarded medical records.
    Work Schedule: part time - Monday-Friday
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520217100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.