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Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Martinez, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for a full-time Psychiatrist at this amazing location just outside San Francisco bay area.

Interested candidates may apply by emailing a current CV to VA Healthcare Recruiter:

Crystal.Keeler@va.gov

http://www.cityofmartinez.org/depts/recreation/default.asp

Northern California has much to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer the beaches of San Francisco or the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe. If youre interested in work/life balance, research or academics you will find that working for the VA offers many benefits not to mention the great honor we have in serving our nation's heroes. Martinez, California is a small, cozy, historic town nestled between the Mount Diablo foothills and the Carquinez Straights. This Northern California location has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer the beaches of San Francisco or the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe and it is minutes away from Napa wine country.

The Mental Health Service is looking for psychiatrists who are value-driven, recovery- and diversity oriented, and possess energy, compassion, and a pursuit of excellence to join our outpatient General Mental Health (GMH) Program.

This position is located at the Martinez VA Outpatient Clinic. The incumbent will conduct review of medical history, physical exams and mental status exams; complete assessments and formulate diagnoses; develop treatment plans; and order labs and/or radiological assessments for a wide variety of mental disorders, through a multidisciplinary team approach. The GMH Psychiatrist is responsible for the medication management of patients as indicated in the treatment plan as well as facilitation of medication support groups, evaluating and providing medical clearance for patients presenting to the clinic who may need psychiatric hospitalization, and assessment and intervention for patients presenting in crisis.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm; position includes on-call responsibilities for the Joint Inpatient Mental Health Unit (JIMHU) located at Travis Air Force Base. Psychiatrists generally are on call four to five times per year. On-call rotations last one week, can be conducted from home, and include discussion of potential admissions to the inpatient psychiatric unit, evaluating patients requiring seclusion and restraint, evaluating emergent psychiatric consults on the medical/surgical units, and rounding on the inpatient psychiatric unit during weekends and holidays.

Candidates must be: US Citizen [Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with [38 U.S.C. 7407(a)], BE/BC Psychiatry and a medical license in any State

Potential Incentives: Recruitment/Relocation Incentive and Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offering $200,000 over five-years TAX FREE may be authorized for highly qualified candidates pending available funding.

Benefits: 208 hours (5.2 weeks) paid vacation (full-time physicians earn 8 hours each pay period upon employment); 104 hours (2.6 weeks) paid sick leave (full-time physicians earn 4 hours pay period upon employment, no cap); 11 paid Federal holidays (any time clinics are closed you get time-off with pay and does not come out of paid vacation); Competitive Salary; Annual Physician Performance Pay; Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government; CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC (does not come out of paid vacation); No Physician Employment Contract; no significant restriction on moonlighting



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