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    This vacancy announcement is intended to cover a variety of positions that are open or may open within VA New Jersey Health Care System. This includes inpatient and outpatient coverage at all of our facilities including East Orange, Lyons, and the ten outpatient clinics that are serviced in New Jersey. Candidates will be referred as vacancies arise.

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    Responsibilities

    The East Orange Emergency Department psychiatrist provides crisis management for patients presenting in ED and completes psychiatric assessments, admission notes, admission orders along with suicide risk assessments , brief interventions, handles medication refill requests in urgent care clinic, responds to CRISIS calls, responds to CODE GREY (Telephone crisis calls) curb side consultations to ED physicians if necessary. Also provides coverage on inpatient and Consultation & liaison service during Staffing outages & vacations along with on-call coverage on beeper for the East Orange campus. In addition assists and coordinate transfer requests from community hospitals to VA.

    The inpatient acute psychiatric unit at East Orange Campus is within the General Psychiatry Patient Based Program located under Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences (MH&BS) service line.

    As a Psychiatrist assigned to the Mental Health Service at outpatient clinics, you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to all ill and injured veterans.

    Applicants are eligible for appointment to the faculty of the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. Participation in teaching and clinical research is encouraged. In addition, we offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, life, disability and long-term care insurance, and retirement benefits.

    We are also actively recruiting On-Call physicians to provide coverage for the East Orange and Lyons campus for all psychiatric care needs after normal working hours. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing psychiatric care for veterans seen in the emergency room and for in-house patients as needed on the off tours, i.e. overnight, weekends, and holidays. Pay is $100/hr.

    Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information

    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/542465800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.