Work Schedule Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Title Physician (Psychiatrist)
The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center (VAACC) is an independent ambulatory care center located in Columbus, Ohio. This positionreports to the Coordinator, Behavioral Health Service.
The psychiatrist working in BehavioralHealth is responsible for a panel of patients. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, he/she will focus on the psychiatric evaluation and medication management of veterans who suffer from a variety of mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders and substance abuse/dependence. Major duties include:
-Serves an active role in the development of a comprehensive treatment plan. May recommend various psychotherapeutic interventions.
-Serves as a consultant and advisor to other professional staff and the community on the assessment, education, and treatment of veterans with a variety of mental illnesses. Responsible for Joint Commission and System-wide Ongoing Assessment and Review Strategy (SOARS) requirements in the treatment of mental illness.
-Participates in professional peer review of various types. He/she maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and skills by involvement in appropriate continuing education activities.
-May provide consultation and professional programs to community agencies in areas of professional expertise.
- Citizenship of the United States.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- 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.
- Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry.
- Physical requirements outlined below. 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.
A pre-employment physical will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Other(VA Form 2850)
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
If you are a current Federal employee, please submit your SF 50.
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 1966194. 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.