VA Topeka HCS Psychiatrist

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Department of Veterans Affairs
Topeka, Kansas
Nov 19, 2018
Dec 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

We are recruiting BC/BE psychiatrists to work at our Topeka VA Medical Center (1 Hour from Kansas City) as either part-time or full-time, inpatient or outpatient psychiatrists. You would be part of a psychiatric care team working with other physicians, physician extenders, nurses and/or other support staff.  Primary and secondary medical services are provided in the General and Medical portions of the medical center.

This level of service, as well as tertiary care, is also provided to the psychiatric areas. Privileges will consist of, admissions, diagnosis, work-up, and provision of treatment including consultation for patients who suffer from various mental health disorders.

Additional Details:

  • SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE! A recruitment incentive may be offered to highly qualified candidates
  • LICENSURE: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement + 1 week paid authorized absence to attend (subject to budget availability)
  • STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT: The Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) is designed to assist individuals in reducing their qualifying loan balances and in retaining employees by reimbursing loan payments of up to $120,000 over a five year service period
  • MALPRACTICE: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • CALL: Call is shared with the other psychiatrists. Weekend call involves seeing the admissions to acute psychiatry and also inpatient consults. Call ratio is 1:9. Weeknight call is telephone only, with the exception of rare use of seclusion or restraints and stat consults
  • COMPENSATION: $230,000 - $260,000 per year + up to an additional $15,000 annually in an annual performance bonus + full benefits package
  • DEPARTMENT STAFFING: 4 psychiatrists, 1 psych APRN, 2 medical APRNs, approximately 5-6 RN & LPN, 1 clerk
  • OFFICE HOURS: 8 – 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday for full time. Part time hours to be discussed with manager
  • OFFICE ARRANGEMENTS: Private office in the Hospital
  • WORK VOLUME: Generally 8 - 12 patients per day with 1-2 admissions and discharges per day
  • # BEDS: Inpatient Beds: 32

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