Physician (Psychiatrist) - Primary Care Mental Health Integration
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Internal Number: 629389700
This psychiatrist will work on the Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) team treating Veterans with a full range of diagnosis including mood disorders, PTSD, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, neurocognitive disorders and who may be experiencing suicidal/homicidal ideations. The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following: Clinical Practice/Services Psychiatric evaluations. Psychiatric medication assessment and management. Psychiatric consultations to other medical and nursing providers on psychiatric issues. Providing a wide range of professional services to address complex medical issues (medical, vocations, educational, and social) including: Individual psychotherapy services Group psychotherapy services Behavioral interventions Facilitation of referrals to Mental Health Service programs for patients in need of specialized services Records clinical information in the medical record according to prescribed standards, and collects and maintains required statistical information. Participates on a variety of service and facility committees, task groups or special projects groups to assure compliance with agency directives and goals, and contribute to the delivery of health care services to veterans. Identifies gaps in services and works to resolve those gaps. Provides staff development, training, and oversight direction to MH staff members, interns, volunteers, and others as directed by the Chief of Mental Health. Provides educational presentations to staff on topics relevant to the care and management of patients with mental disorders in the primary care environment. Prepares reports according to facility, network, and VA requirements, as directed by the Chief, of Mental Health. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): A Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be approved for a highly qualified candidate. EDRP Authorized: Authorized has been for this position. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): After selection, the local EDRP coordinator will provide further details. Program eligibility and award amount is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. 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, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; telework is available but position will require at least two (2) days on-station (in the office). 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.
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.