The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is recruiting for Geropsychiatrist Supervisor. The incumbent directs the provision of geropsychiatric and geropsychological services by the Behavioral Health Service multidisciplinary clinical staff.
Supervisory duties include (but are not limited to): the delegation of authority to approve or disapprove leave, the evaluation and rating of supervisee's work performance, recommendations for awards, status changes, and disciplinary actions, and participationin the selection and separation of assigned staff. The incumbent interviews and makes selections for non-supervisory positions in conjunction with the respective services. S/he monitors the quality and quantity of subordinate staff' work. S/he addresses grievances and serious employee complaints. S/he reviews and takes appropriate action related to serious disciplinary issues and problems involving key subordinates as needed. In addition, the incumbent consults with specialists on developmental and training needs of subordinates and assures that effective training programs are implemented for staff. S/he collaborates with other Behavioral Health Service supervisors to negotiate, decide on and/or coordinate work related changes affecting other programs. The incumbent also coordinates the internal student training program.
Work Schedule: Various (This position may required to work nights, weekends,holidays and extended shifts as necessary) Candidate will be required to provide on-call duties.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
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.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Completed Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry
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:The work is sedentary in nature with a great deal of work in an office, working at a computer monitor and keyboard, answering phones, using tele/video monitor, prolonged sitting, and interacting with patients. Some physical exertion is required and includes but not limited to: traveling to various clinical activities, minimal lifting, and walking up and down stairs. Emotional and mental stability are required. 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:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other(VA Form 10-2850) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
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 1971065.
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.