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 incumbent will serve as a fully qualified psychiatrist at the VA Roseburg Health Care System (VARHCS) providing recovery-oriented care to Veterans who are experiencing acute and chronic mental health conditions. This position is located in Eugene, Oregon aligned under the Mental Health Care line. This psychiatrist will work on an interdisciplinary team treating Veterans with a full range of diagnosis including mood disorders, PTSD, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, neurocognitive disorders and who may be experiencing suicidal/homicidal ideations. Duties include, but not limited to, psychiatric evaluations, psychiatric medication management, and consultation. Additionally, will be involved in the educational mission of RVAMC. All psychiatrists, both inpatient and outpatient clinicians, within the Mental Health Care Line share on-call responsibilities. The incumbent serves as an active member of the treatment team. The incumbent works with other assigned MH staff, providing consultation and direct patient care in collaboration with primary care staff. Provides a wide range of professional psychiatric services to address the complex issues (i.e. medical, vocational, educational, and social) faced by veteran patients. These direct services include, but are not limited to: a. Individual psychotherapy services b. Group psychotherapy services c. Medication assessment and management d. Consultation to other medical and nursing providers on psychiatric issues. e. Behavioral interventions. f. Facilitation of referrals to Mental Health Service programs for patients in need of specialized services. Records clinical information in the medical record according to prescribed standards, and collects and maintains required statistical information. Participates on a variety of service and facility committees, task groups or special projects groups to assure compliance with agency directives and goals, and contribute to the delivery of health care services to veterans. Identifies gaps in services and works to resolve those gaps. Provides staff development, training, and oversight direction to MH and other program staff members, interns, volunteers, and others as needed/directed by the Manager of the BHIP team. Prepares reports according to VISN and VACO requirements, as needed/directed by the Chief, of Mental Health. Duties include, but not limited to, psychiatric evaluations, psychiatric medication management, and consultation. Additionally, will be involved in the educational mission of RVAMC. All psychiatrists, both inpatient and outpatient clinicians, within the Mental Health Care Line share on-call responsibilities. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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