This announcement will remain open until the position is filled and may be closed or extended at any time. Applicants will be referred for consideration as they submit their complete application. Once a suitable candidate is selected, the announcement will be closed
This Psychiatrist position utilizes his/her clinical skills to facilitate, coordinate, and deliver comprehensive mental health care to eligible Veterans in the VA Butler Healthcare. He/she will be responsible for assessing and providing psychiatric treatment for a panel of Veterans. He/she will also be responsible for mental health, substance abuse and health screenings. The Psychiatrist will collaborate with physicians, peers, and other appropriate staff at VA Butler Healthcare and the health care community to develop, implement, and track individualized patient treatment plans and processes to facilitate and manage coordination of the Veteran's health care.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday,8:00 am to 4:30 pm)
Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice
1. Citizenship of the United States.
2. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
a. Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted
b. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the America Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
c. For foreign medical graduates not covered in 1 or 2 above, verification must be made with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met the requirements for certification. You must submit a copy of the ECFMG certificate.
4. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
5. Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary ofVeterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training programfor the year in which it was completed. Approved residencies are:
a. Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed OR
b. Other residencies or their equivalent which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
6. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements:?, Light lifting and carrying under 15 lbs., use of fingers, both hands both hands required, for vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, ability to read a computer screen, ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing (aid permitted). All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1989105.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.