The Medical Director of PCMHI is a psychiatrist (physician) who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's mental health needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment. 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 psychiatrist will have Primary Care Mental Health Integration duties (PCMHI) duties to include engaging in a collaborative care model with Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACTs) in primary care, providing consultation to PACTs, providing education to Primary Care Providers (PCPs), working with other providers in the PCMHI program, visiting outlying clinics as needed, and seeing patients for psychiatric conditions. Administrative duties related to PCMHI include coordinating with the PCMHI Coordinator, participating in meetings, clinic management, and coordinating with primary care providers. Other duties include: Carries an inpatient and/or outpatient clinical workload along with assigned administrative and professional responsibilities. Conducts history, physical and mental status examinations on assigned patients, completes intake assessments, formulates diagnoses, develops treatment plans, and works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary treatment team. Orders all necessary laboratory and radiological assessments, initiates consultations and referrals as indicated. Provides psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy as indicated in the treatment plan. Maintains effective and up-to-date documentation of patient encounters. Performs psychiatry on-call duties as assigned. Participates in professional and administrative activities as assigned. Proves the highest quality of care for the area of assignment in accordance with scope of practice. Performs supervisory duties to a interdisciplinary team including but not limited to: performance reviews, time and attendance, management of performance and conduct, accountability for productivity, orienting, hiring, selection, and onboarding new hires, out-processing departing staff, ensuring supervisee(s) are current on trainings, communicating and incentivizing priorities, fielding employee relations/labor relations concerns, ongoing and focused professional practice evaluations, meeting attendance, making coverage arrangements, reasonable accommodations, equal employment opportunity practices, and communicating with mental health leadership on administrative and clinical issues. Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Compressed tour may be authorized Telework Eligible: AdHoc
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