The Orlando VAMC is looking for a Psychiatrist to serve as the Inpatient Medical Director and Supervisory Psychiatrist with experience as a supervisor and administrator. They will have experience and demonstrate the ability to manage and oversee Psychiatrists and Advanced Practice Professionals. This position reports to the Chief of Psychiatry. Psychiatrist Inpatient Medical Director duties and responsibilities include but not limited are: Provide leadership for staff psychiatrists and ARNPs, ensuring regulatory compliance in the inpatient clinical setting of patient care, meeting performance targets and benchmarks for the clinical and administrative activities and foster academic career development of junior psychiatrists. Assesses needs, allocates resources, monitors use and works with program managers to develop policies and procedures, implements systems to ensure the competency of professional practice for psychiatrists and APPs. Provides leadership in recruiting and selecting psychiatrists. Assists in addressing performance deficiencies; implements processes for maintaining ethical standards and professional identity among psychiatry staff; leadership in data-based quality improvement to promote adherence to clinical practice guidelines and current standards of practice. Provide treatment to an inpatient adult psychiatric population with diverse diagnoses including Major Affective Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, PTSD and Substance Related Disorders. The position demands a high degree of organizational stewardship, including willingness to receive additional responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of Psychiatry in accordance with the organizational needs. Candidate will have necessary credentials, administrative and leadership experience, and familiarity with VHA and other regulatory standards, as well as a desire to enhance the delivery of quality, Veteran-centered care to our nation's veterans. Required to support mental health education for the organization across multiple disciplines but with direct engagement with medical students and psychiatry residents. Candidate will supervise inpatient program manager. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, but with weekends and irregular work hours highly likely due to leadership role in a 24/7 hospital service. The inpatient medical director is not routinely part of the rotating call schedule. Clinical services may need to be provided off tour and will be required to do so upon receiving critical clinical messages. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible *See "Additional Information" section below for more details. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.