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Department of Veterans Affairs
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type

Psychiatry Positions with Pittsburgh VA Medical Centers (Pittsburgh and Aspinwall, PA)

- Inpatient


-Consult Liaison

-Addictive Disorders Treatment

Come join our team and enjoy the full range of Federal Government benefits (see below). Among the most innovative and forward-looking in the nation, the VA in Pittsburgh provides exceptional healthcare to our nation s Veterans, trains America s future healthcare providers, and conducts research that contributes to medical advancements. Visit us on the web at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Up to $200,000
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
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
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Major Duties:

Provides a full range of psychiatric services, diagnoses behavioral disorders particularly for complex or unusually difficult Veterans.

Provides comprehensive interventions and consultation to professional staff with Behavioral Health as well as other specialty programs.

Develops, implements and documents the psychiatric treatment plan for an assigned caseload of Veterans, including prompt completion of clinical reminders.

Functions independently as a member of the Behavioral Health service line and VA Pittsburgh Medical Center, with full clinical privileges. Assumes complete professional responsibility for his/her clinical assessments and findings, Veteran care decisions and medical documentation.

Pittsburgh Highlights:

Family-friendly city with low cost of living and affordable housing in green, beautiful neighborhoods

Abundant historical/cultural sites and events including the Carnegie Museums (Art, Natural History, Science, and Andy Warhol), a multitude of other visual/performing arts institutions, and a lively music scene featuring local, national, and international stars.

Plenty of outdoor activities with green parks for hiking/biking (Schenley Park, Frick Park, and Highland Park) and rivers for canoeing and kayaking.

If you are a sports fan, Pittsburgh is home to the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates professional teams.

Pittsburgh International Airport for ease of travel to your other favorite destinations.

Interested physicians may apply at USAJOBS - Job Announcement or send their CV to:
Michael Hahn
Physician Recruitment
VA Pittsburgh

(412) 689-2414

Please reach out for additional information.

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