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Psychiatrist in the Mental Health General Outpatient Clinic

Department of Veterans Affairs
Boise, Idaho
Closing date
Oct 16, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
  • Core responsibilities include providing comprehensive psychiatric medical care (assessment, consultation, treatment) to patients.
  • Incumbent must be skilled in general outpatient psychiatry, including diagnostic evaluations, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy. Cross coverage for inpatient, inpatient consultations, and walk-in clinics is expected.
  • He/she should be competent in the management of individuals with a broad range of clinical problems, including but not limited to post-traumatic stress disorder, mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders over the life cycle of the Veteran population.
  • The incumbent will serve as a collaborative member of a multidisciplinary mental health team.
  • Relocation, Educational Debt Reduction (EDRP), and recruitment signing incentives are possible for the right candidate.
  • Participation in resident supervision with an academic appointment to the University of Washington School of Medicine is expected.
  • Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with light on-call responsibilities.
  • Buprenorphine Certification is highly preferred to meet the duties required for this position.
  • $245,000 to $265,000 Annually
  • Annual Performance Bonus Up to $15,000


Welcome to the Boise VA Medical Center in beautiful Boise, Idaho!

Boise VAMC's primary service area has a radius of approximately 160 miles with an estimated veteran population of 100,000. The Boise VAMC, within VISN 20, provides highly sophisticated primary, secondary, and specialty care to roughly 28,000 veterans each year. The Boise VA Medical Center delivers care in its main facility in Boise, Idaho and operates Outpatient Clinics in Twin Falls, Caldwell, Mountain Home and Salmon, Idaho, as well as in Burns, Oregon.

We are committed to veterans’ health care and strive to continually improve the quality and accessibility of the care we provide.  We also train future healthcare professionals, conduct research, and support our nation in times of emergency.  In all these activities, our employees will respect and support your rights as a patient.

City of Boise

Nature is a big part of Boise, Idaho. The snow-capped Rocky Mountains serve as a backdrop, the Boise River and its riverfront paths wind through the city and skiing is a short drive away. Boise's varied museums include the Idaho History Museum, the Boise Art Museum, the Basque Museum and Cultural Center and the interactive Discovery Museum of Idaho. Unique attractions include Old Idaho Penitentiary and historic Pioneer Village. Old Boise offers shopping, dining, culture, and nightlife.  Boise is one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan areas. A remarkably sophisticated and culturally active city of 210,000, Boise offers a variety of scenery, indoor and outdoor activities, and great restaurants. The modern cityscape is nestled against mainly undeveloped foothills and offers a moderate four-season climate with easy access to year-round activities.

Please contact Tim Blakney at with your CV and interest. 

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