This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file until July 30, 2021. RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED Education Debt Reduction Program: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected, please contact the facility EDRP Coordinator. This position is located in the Mental Health Service line. In an outpatient setting, the Staff Physician (Psychiatrist) will evaluate, diagnose, treat, provide consultation and perform History and Physical examinations to adult patients presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders, e.g., psychoses, depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, adjustment disorders, behavior modification, mental problems related to addictive disorders and the special and emotional problems related to addiction and substance abuse (alcoholism and other drug dependencies, such as psychoactive drug use and addiction,) utilizing all forms of psychological and social treatment including medications. The Physician will hold privileges include providing consultation with physicians in other fields regarding mental, behavioral or emotional disorders, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, family therapy, behavior modification, and emergency psychiatry as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribing medications. Compensation and Pension evaluation certification is completed prior to performing Comp and Pen examinations, will conduct Office based management of buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone), and Clozapine Management. Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm - occasional evening/weekend hours for extended hours clinic coverage may be required, participation in on-call rotation or as agreed upon with the possibility of extended hours and weekends. NOTE: Candidates must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours. The candidate must be willing to be assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Note: This is a Bargaining Unit Position
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