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    Summary

    Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.

    This position is eligible for the EDRP, a student loan reimbursement program. [If selected] You must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV.

    Duties include:

    - Conduct initial and follow up psychiatric assessments/evaluations, including initial assessment interviews, history and physical exams, treatment orders, aftercare plans and follow up visits.
    -- Screening Mental Health outpatients to determine need for further care.
    - Prescribing medications within defined Scope of Practice.
    - Ordering diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests, xrays.
    - Carrying out mental health promotion, and mental health prevention activities.
    - Initiating and expediting requests for consultations and scheduling special tests and studies, required for various Mental Health conditions.
    - Providing education and counseling of patients and families in preventative care, medical health conditions, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
    -Serves as the Mental Health Physician Assistant Residency Training Director including marketing the program, recruiting applicants, conducting applicant interviews, establishing clinical rotation schedules, coordinating didactic curriculum, providing career support, and overseeing the residency onboarding and exit process.


    Additional duties may include the following: Staff meetings, assisting training of locum tenens in completion of data, triage, etc.

    ***Duties may change based on the needs of the Medical Facility.

    Work Schedule: 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday. *** Tour of duty may change based on the needs of the Medical Facility.
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    0603 Physician Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522516900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.