Staff Psychiatrist Veterans Health Administration Providence, Rhode Island
Job Announcement Number: VHA-650-MH-12-584278-MHC
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 to Monday, July 16, 2012
JOB SUMMARY: Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional care that improves their health and well-being and be a member of our team providing compassionate health care to Veterans. We are an employer of choice and a center of excellence in patient care, education, and research. We value trust, respect, commitment, compassion, and excellence; we value you.
Rhode Island, also known as The Ocean State, offers a range of lifestyles to those seeking the advantages of an exciting city or a relaxing country setting and of course, Providence sets right on the water with plenty of fine dining, arts, and recreational activities waiting for you. Our Medical Center is located in Providence with outpatient clinics located in Middletown, RI, Hyannis and New Bedford, MA. We provide high quality comprehensive outpatient and inpatient care to Veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
This Staff Psychiatrist position is located in Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences Service and provides comprehensive mental and behavioral health care to patients with chronic and acute dysfunction. You will analyze and treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders in Veterans from young adult through geriatric years. Academic opportunities exist to contribute to didactic sessions for Brown Medical School courses and clinical rotations and you will collaborates with the Chief of Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences Service to develop and maintain outpatient clinical rotations which foster the professional development of trainees.
KEY REQUIREMENTS: •You must be a US citizen •Full unrestricted Licensure required (any state) •Subject to a background/suitability investigation •Must pass a pre-employment physical examination •Designated and random drug testing may be required •Must be proficient in spoken and written English
BENEFITS: Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.
TO APPLY: Email your CV and cover letter to Don Rainwater, National Executive Recruitment Consultant.