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Physician - Psychiatry

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Coatesville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Coatesville VAMC is a 522-bed facility with psychiatry, primary care and nursing home units that serves as the tertiary center for the eastern half of Veteran's Integrated Service Network 4 (PA, NJ, DE) for Veterans who have served our nation from World War I to the current global conflict. All the units have PA's or NPs or internists managing medical issues.The psychiatrist will manage a small caseload on the inpatient psychiatry unit half-time and cover the urgent care unit half- time. - The psychiatrist will have strong clinical skills and should be familiar with a wide range of psychiatric acute and chronic conditions, including substance abuse disorders, geriatric psychiatry, and all forms of serious mental illnesses. The psychiatrist will work in concert with other clinical staff contributing to the achievement of quality of care, efficiency, and improvement in patient processing and satisfaction.The psychiatrist is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and a commitment to excellence. Call by pager off campus typically limited to two (2) weekdays and one (1) weekend per month. Board Certification by the ABPN(American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) is preferred. - However, board eligible status is acceptable.The Coatesville VAMC has a teaching affiliation with Drexel University School of Medicine and the incumbent may be expected to teach third-year medical students.Salary: 200K to 240K. You may also qualify for up to 120K in Medical Student Loan RepaymentHours: The majority of daily working hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pmKey Requirements:Must be a U.S. Citizen.Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible.Must have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in - ANY U.S. State.Paid Time Off: -

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave - you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation - unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
  • 10 Federal holidays per year with pay
  • 10 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses(subject to budget availability)Insurance: -
    • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available.
    • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
    • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
    • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
    • Long-term care insurance is available as an optionFederal Retirement Plan:
      • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
      • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
      • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
      • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
      • Disability Retirement
      • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' serviceCommunity,Facility and OrganizationCoatesville is located in beautiful, historic Chester County, close to Philadelphia, Valley Forge, Lancaster and Wilmington. This geographically diverse and scenic area of southeastern Pennsylvania is home to many famous historic sites and museums. The nearby City of Philadelphia( 30 miles) has Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and many other national treasures within its Independence National Historical Park. Valley Forge and the Brandywine Battlefield are only 20 minutes from Coatesville. Plentiful sporting, recreational, and leisure time opportunities exist in the local area. Golf, fishing, boating, camping, running, biking, baseball, basketball, ice-skating, swimming, tennis, hiking, canoeing, skiing, and all major league professional sports can be found within easy driving distances. Numerous high quality visitor attractions such as, the Philadelphia Zoo, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, The Franklin Mint, and Philadelphia Museum of Art can also be enjoyed.Coatesville VA Medical Center is devoted to improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 196,000 veterans living in a 53-county area of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. - PandoLogic. Keywords: Psychiatrist, Location: Coatesville, PA - 19320

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, Wilmington , Physician - Psychiatry, Healthcare , Coatesville, Delaware

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