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    This is an open continuous announcement open until 02/14/2020 or when filled. Applicants will be referred for consideration every two weeks.

    A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive with a service agreement may be authorized for a Highly Qualified Candidate.

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    Responsibilities

    C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic: General MHC Psychiatry assignment. Primary duties of a qualified candidate involve caring for Veterans who have a wide variety of disorders with our interdisciplinary team. The physician will work with Veterans in our outpatient clinic in our new state-of-the-art MH building. Duties will include the provision of evidence based treatment in an interdisciplinary environment. Opportunities available for teaching medical students and/or residents and consultation with other services. The is also a vacancy for a Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Lee County VA Healthcare Center, Cape Coral, FL: Lee County VA Healthcare Center, Cape Coral, FL: Duties include but are not limited to: Psychiatric management of an assigned panel of patients, assisting Veterans to achieve their full recovery potential and returning to Primary Care follow-up when appropriate.

    At all locations, the outpatient psychiatrist is responsible for Psychiatric examination and treatment, coordination of medical care with a multidisciplinary team, coordination of consultations, referral of patients, operation of quality assurance and utilization programs including peer reviews, open and closed medical record reviews and utilization reviews.

    • Serves as a liaison between community clinic physicians and services and physicians at VA Healthcare System (VAHCS), Bay Pines, FL.
    • Coordinates preventive health care needs according to guidelines established by the Department of Veterans Affairs and sound psychiatric practice.
    • Maintains an active knowledge of the patient care processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the medical center, and its clinics.
    • Maintains an active knowledge of the medical records system (CPRS).
    • Uses the computerized medical record system for progress notes, orders, and medical record review and completion of such records in a complete and timely.
    • Has knowledge of and abides by VAHCS Bylaws, VHA Rules and Regulations and have a familiarization with existing VA specific clinical guidelines.

    Work Schedule, C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday; however, the expansion of mental health services requires flexible clinic hours in addition to rotational & telephone on-call responsibilities.
    Work Schedule Lee County: 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday, with the potential for flexible clinic hours. No after-hours call responsibilities.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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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/524753600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.