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Medical Director Psychiatrist - Health Care for Homeless Veterans in Houston, TX

Department of Veterans Affairs
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Aug 8, 2024

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Full Time
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The Department of Veterans Affairs Houston Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist Medical Director to join our Health Care for Homeless Veterans team in Houston, TX. The Health Care for Homeless Veterans Medical Director will provide independent clinical administration of the Health Care for the Homeless Veterans Program (HCHV) and supervise interdisciplinary staff who work in the program. The staff within the medical arm of HCHV includes Physicians and Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Telework available.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (*will consider non- citizen candidates*)
  • Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible (Preferred)
  • 1 year of experience working with homeless patients or other relevant populations (Substance dependence, Serious mental illness (Ie. Bipolar Disorder or psychotic spectrum disorders), etc)
  • The selected candidate must be able to drive a government vehicle (multiple times per week) and transport veterans to the facility if needed. Transportation of Veterans will not be a frequent task.
  • Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans.

We offer:

  • Likely starting salary: $306,000k
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans up to $200K over 5 years max
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 Days paid CME absence
  • Malpractice: Liability protection
  • 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

Experience peace of mind knowing you and your family will be well cared for! #WorkatVA

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