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    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?

    The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center is currently seeking full-time and part-time Physicians to join the North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical Center Psychiatry Service as a Psychiatrist.

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    Responsibilities

    Positions are available at the Gainesville, Lake City VAMCs, Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and at the Tallahassee Health Care Center in both inpatient and outpatient opportunities. The selectee must be willing to be placed, detailed or temporarily assigned to other related services and/or locations if necessary. The primary role will be for this position will focus on care of veterans as part of an integrated team of psychiatrists, mid-level practitioners, nurses, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and clerks.The population served consists of male and female Veterans of all ages and common diagnoses include anxiety disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depression and other mood disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and other Serious Mental Illnesses.

    As an Outpatient Psychiatrist

    • Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to Veterans in need of psychiatric services.
    • Provides general adult psychiatric care, conducting diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric consults, medication management, and individual or group psychotherapy.
    • Provides direct clinical supervision of advanced practice nurses or physician assistants and other staff as appropriate.
    • Establishes professional working relationships with other clinical service providers within the medical center and outlying clinic
    • Provides telephone and e-consult consultations as needed, and is expected to cooperate with and participate in medical duties or functions related to quality of care, peer review and with other performance improvement activities as directed.
    As an inpatient Psychiatrist
    • Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to Veterans in need of psychiatric services.
    • Includes documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes.
    • Provides a full range of psychiatric care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards of assigned specialty.
    • Possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521556100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.