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 The Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is an academic tertiary care facility closely affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin. We are seeking a board certified/eligible psychiatrist with US Citizenship to work in our outpatient mental health clinic in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is a city which offers low commute times and many different leisure activities. Few cities our size have the breadth of sporting events, concerts or festivals that we can offer. Mental Health outpatient care involves treating a wide range of patients with mental health issues in a setting with a strong multi-disciplinary orientation and collaborative approach to care. We staff a mental health urgent care clinic that is a walk in clinic and a portal for admission to our many treatment programs. There are opportunities to participate in the clinical training and education of medical students, residents and fellows in the clinic. The successful candidate should possess strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Call is in weekly coverage allotments and the applicant can expect to cover 2 or 3 weeks a year. In house rounding of the inpatient unit occurs during the week on call. Our Emergency Room is covered after hours by PhD's. Applicants will find that we have a good array of benefits, flexible scheduling and a group of highly skilled and supportive Mental Health Staff. Faculty appointment with the Medical College of Wisconsin is available, with appropriate credentials. A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized. Work Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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