This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VASDHS) is recruiting for a full time, permanent, Physician (Psychiatrist). The Physician (Psychiatrist) reports to the Section Chief of their clinic who, in turn, reports to the Chief of Behavioral Medicine Service. The major duties of this position includes but are not limited to: Primary provider of psychiatric and addictions care for designated patients. Provide psychiatric examination and treatment and coordination of medical care with patient's Primary Care Provider May be responsible for emergent and/or triage functions for walk-in patients. Coordinate consultations and referrals of patients to other medical and/or Mental Health services Work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team as patients receive care in various levels of Addiction Treatment Review patient care and treatment decisions. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Work Schedule: Negotiable PCS: No Telework: No Compressed/Flexible: No Virtual: No EDRP: Eligible Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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