The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) Behavioral Health Care Line is seeking qualified applicants to join our expanding Mental Health Program. We are seeking a board-certified/board-eligible Psychiatrist for a full-time position at the NMVAHCS Santa FE CBOC. The Physician will work at the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. The Physician will provide direct and telehealthpsychiatric patient care, including initial assessments and ongoing treatment within a multidisciplinary outpatient team.
Minimum requirements: MD or DO, American Board Certified or board eligible in Psychiatry.
This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. This position subject to background investigation and physical examination. Drug Testing Position.
Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Scope of Practice
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are notauthorized for this position.
Bargaining Unit Status: 1276
Background Investigation Level: NACI
Supervisory Position: No
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)
English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Residency. Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Licensure and Registration. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
** The following are preferred qualifications, but not required, as the New Mexico VAHCS is affiliated with the University of New Mexico and is an academic facility. **
Preferred Experience: American Board Certified or board eligible in Psychiatry is desirable.
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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over): Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing aid permitted.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Other(10-2850 APPLICATION FOR PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, PODIATRISTS, OPTOMETRISTS AND CHIROPRACTORS) *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 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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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 1911073.
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.