This is not a virtual position, however, occasional telework is allowed. Full-Time or Part-Time positions available. Outpatient and Inpatient positions available. You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Madison needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. OUTPATIENT/GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH (GMH) This position would be a part of a clinical team with duties divided between program development, patient care and educational programing, including collaboration our nationally recognized inter-professional education program. Our GMH team is focused on team- based, evidence- driven care and we are at the forefront of using outcome measures to ensure the best care for our Veterans. Educational and research opportunities are available for qualified applicants. If the physician has appropriate qualifications, they can receive a faculty appointment in the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry. INPATIENT Seeking an energetic team member to work as an Inpatient Psychiatrist in our 16 bed hospital facility. Responsibility for psychiatric inpatients is shared between two full-time, inpatient Psychiatrists who are supported by the unit's Nurse Manager, Pharmacist, Social Workers and multiple other staff including Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Psychiatry Residents. If the physician has appropriate qualifications, they may receive a faculty appointment in the UW Department of Psychiatry and research opportunities are also available for qualified applicants. This is a great opportunity for a far-sighted physician who is looking forward to enhancing evidence based care and developing patient-centered initiatives in a high- performance environment. ADDICTIONS The Madison VA uses an interdisciplinary team model of addictions treatment and the Psychiatrists in this position would be a core member of this treatment team. The Psychiatrist would have the opportunity to serve Veterans in an Outpatient Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Clinic and would also have the opportunity to teach and be involved in research if desired. This is a great opportunity for a physician looking to be at the forefront of evidence-based, interdisciplinary and Veteran-centered addictions treatment. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday day shift - 1-2 evenings per month Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, depending on the type of employment, schedule, amount/type of qualifying debt, and funding availability. The employee will begin to receive the benefit upon acceptance into the program - not backdated to the date employment begins. Please contact VHAMIWEDRP@va.gov for more information. Recruitment incentives may be authorized for this position.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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