OUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIST

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Closing date
Feb 5, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The outpatient psychiatrist performs general psychiatric assessment and treatment in a multidisciplinary setting. The psychiatrist works closely with his/her colleagues to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art outpatient mental health care. Tact and courtesy are expected when interacting with patients and staff. The psychiatrist is a key participant in implementing the principles of the recovery model in mental health. The psychiatrist works under direction from the Chief of Mental Health and the Medical Director of Mental Health. Routine work is performed with a minimum of supervision. The psychiatrist must perform duties on his/her own initiative. The psychiatrist shall act in a professional manner at all times.

Salary

$220,000 - $300,000 per year

Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

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

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Learn more.
EDRP Authorized: Contact , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance
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

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