This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be available for highly qualified applicant Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The staff psychiatrist is assigned to an outpatient workload where tele-work is predominately authorized, with some exceptions requiring in-person work such as participation in rotational on-site clinic coverage on a rotational basis with current outpatient psychiatrists in Fredericksburg CBOCs. Selected candidate will be expected to attend periodic in-person trainings such as BLS/CPR, Prevention and Management of disruptive behavior (PMDB) classes, etc. The incumbent is responsible for providing the highest quality of care for the area of assignment in accordance with scope of practice. Duties include admitting, evaluating, diagnosing, treating and providing consultation to patients of all ages except as specifically excluded from practice: presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders, e.g. psychoses, depression, anxiety disorders including but not limited to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, substance abuse disorders, developmental disabilities, sexual dysfunctions, and adjustment disorders. Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Compressed tour may be authorized Telework Eligible: Available
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