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Psychiatric Opportunity - Huntington VA Medical Center - Huntington, WV

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Huntington, West Virginia
Closing date
Feb 13, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

We are looking to expand our excellent outpatient Psychiatrist team in our Huntington VA Medical Center outpatient offices. We are seeking a highly motivated BE/BC Psychiatrist who shares our commitment to providing excellent care to our US Veterans.

The psychiatrists at the Huntington VA perform comprehensive psychiatric evaluations on veterans who suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis, PTSD, substance abuse and other psychiatric disorders using a patient-centered team approach.

The Hershel "Woody" Williams Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, W. Va. is a fully accredited 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility that provides primary care and specialty health services, including radiology, mental health services, women’s health care, prosthetics, bariatric surgery, pain management, palliative care, and more.

Based on the 2022 All Employee Survey (AES) of all U.S. VA’s, the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center was ranked as:

    • #1 Best place to work in the VA System
    • #1 Highest employee satisfaction in the VA System
    • #1 Most highly recommended organization in the VA System


Benefits for working at the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center Campus:

  • Excellent compensation – Physician will receive an excellent guaranteed base salary, based on qualifications, with biennial market pay raises & annual cost of living pay raises
  • Sign-on Incentive available – A sign-on incentive will be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness (EDRP) - Up to $200,000 in student loan forgiveness available – based on work commitment
  • Excellent daily work schedule – Monday thru Friday – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm with limited call
  • Average daily patient census – 13 - 15 patients per day
  • Generous time away from practice – 26 days of annual leave, 13 annual sick days and 11 paid federal holidays
  • Call Coverage – One (1) week per month – mostly by phone
  • Annual CME allowance with 5 days for attending CME events
  • Malpractice – Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) / 401K with up to 5% in VA matching contributions vested after 3 years
  • Qualify for defined federal pension after 5 years of federal service
  • Insurance – Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care available


The quality of life in Huntington, WV is high, and the cost of living is low. The area offers a four-season environment with lake and river recreation, as well as a rich array of arts and cultural experiences. Huntington is home to award-winning public schools, magnet centers and the national & internationally ranked and acclaimed Marshall University.

Shopping areas include the Huntington Mall, the largest mall in West Virginia and the downtown area that includes Pullman Square – a truly modern town square that hosts a variety of festivals and special events all year around.

 

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