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Psychiatrist, Outpatient Physician Opportunity - Biloxi VA Medical Center

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Biloxi, Mississippi
Closing date
Oct 15, 2024

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Are you looking for a rewarding career in health care? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families? If so, you may be a perfect fit for our team at the Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System. The Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System provides health care services to Veterans in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. We offer a wide range of services, including primary care, mental health care, specialty care, surgery, rehabilitation, and more. We also have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and technology to ensure quality care for our patients.

The Biloxi VA Medical Center, in Biloxi, MS has an immediate opening for a full-time, board certified/board eligible Psychiatrist (Outpatient). The Biloxi VA Medical Center sits along the breathtaking Gulf Coast. Come immerse yourself in a vibrant community that boasts stunning beaches, a thriving culture, and endless outdoor adventures. Living and working along the Gulf Coast, you will quickly embrace a laid-back lifestyle surrounded by white sandy beaches, azure waters, and breathtaking sunsets, where you can enjoy water sports, fishing, and beach side relaxation – making each day feel like a vacation. The Gulf Coast is known for its friendly residents and strong sense of camaraderie! Build lasting connections and make a positive impact on the lives of those you serve. The Biloxi VA Medical Center is fully dedicated to providing top-quality medical care by serving and honoring America’s Veterans.

Highlights of this position include:
  • Competitive Starting Salary $230,000 - $282,482
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. (Non-Citizen candidates will be considered if a U.S. Citizen is not found)
  • Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State
  • Telework eligible – as determined by the agency policy

Additional Requirements:
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible
  • Experience participating as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, providing a full range of mental health services to patients.
  • Demonstrates a high level of practice using evidence-based medicine principles involving patients who have complex illnesses.
  • Experience working with adult population in outpatient setting.

We offer:
  • Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volume
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans, up to $200K over 5 years, if approved
  • Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus)/Relocation Incentive: Authorized for highly qualified candidates
  • Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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)
  • Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
  • CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

If interested, please email a copy of your current CV to me at coty.perossier@va.gov to schedule a time to discuss this exciting opportunity!

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