Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 7, 2018
Incumbent has responsibilities for, or direct input into, hiring decisions and performance evaluations. He/she will also serve as the Program Director for Behavioral Health Service Specialty Clinics, which includes the following programs: Compensated Work Therapy (CWT), Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery (ICMHR), Substance Use Disorders/Intensive Outpatient Program, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Military Sexual Trauma (MST), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI). As program director, the incumbent shall provide supervision for the programs under his/her purview to include Performance Appraisals, monitoring Time and Attendance, Program Development and Functioning and making changes to the programs as needed. The Supervisory Psychiatrist, will be responsible for biannual Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE) and Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE), Pay for Performance documentation, and involvement with any issues related to Psychiatry. He/she will be a member of the Behavioral Health Service Leadership Team that also includes Leads for Social Workers, Nursing, and Psychology. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, (Day tour with expectations of some extended hours) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Incentives not Authorized Basic Requirements:
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board Certified preferred and Supervisory experience preferred, but not required. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted). Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Wilmington , Physician (Psychiatrist), Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware
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