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    Summary

    A relocation/recruitment incentive MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates.
    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA.
    CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
    Malpractice:Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
    Paid Time Off: 26 days annual leave, 13 days' sick leave, 10 federal holidays

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    Responsibilities

    The substance use disorder psychiatrist performs general psychiatric assessment and treatment in a multidisciplinary setting. You must be skilled in psychotherapy and psychopharmacology including Suboxone and must be able to provide a comprehensive clinical/psychiatric summary. You will work to ensure accreditation requirements are met including reviewing checklists for compliance with The Joint Commission, CARF, and/or HAP.

    • Provide treatment for beneficiaries with general psychiatric and substance abuse disorders in a variety of treatment settings including the residential treatment unit.
    • Complete clinical reminders, encounters, and clinical pertinence reviews as directed.
    • Engage in a collaborative agreement with a nurse practitioner and/or provide clinical supervision to a physician assistant.
    • Provide clinical supervision to psychiatry residents and fellows on rotation on the inpatient unit.
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm (with rotating primary and back-up call, and the option of work assignment for extended clinic hours).
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    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/525793100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.