Physician, Staff Psychiatrist (Telework eligible) - Shreveport, LA.

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Oct 20, 2024

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center has an immediate opening for a full-time, board certified/board eligible Staff Psychiatrist. The Shreveport-Bossier City area is home to Barksdale Air Force Base, as well as numerous colleges and universities, theaters, lakes, golf courses, beautiful housing areas, churches, and great schools. You’ll enjoy a unique combination of two great American heritages: a little Cajun, and since we’re less than 15 minutes from the Texas border, a little Lone Star, too. Candidates must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans. The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is fully dedicated to providing top-quality medical care by serving and honoring America’s Veterans.

Highlights of this position include:
  • Potential starting base salary: $245,000 - $306,000
  • Daily schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30pm; Regular Telework 3+ days per pay period
  • Full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery from any U.S. State
Additional requirements:
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
We offer:
  • 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): 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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