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Psychiatrist - Outpatient - Flexible with Telework and No On-Call! - Perry Point VA Medical Center

Department of Veterans Affairs
Perry Point, Maryland
Closing date
Feb 20, 2025

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Full Time
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The Perry Point Mental Health Clinic (MHC) offers outpatient psychiatric medication management, individual and group psychotherapy, and case management services. The MHC utilizes an interdisciplinary approach in which all patients as assigned to one of two teams comprised of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, and registered nurses. These teams meet weekly to discuss new and established patients on their panel for the purpose of care coordination. The MHC also offers a daily walk-in clinic in which established patients may present without an appointment to request non-emergent, on-demand case management and clinical services, such as medication adjustments and brief psychotherapy. Further, we offer psychiatric injection appointments on a daily basis.

Preferred experience:

  • Board certification by the ABPN in Psychiatry
  • Experience treating patients with clozapine
  • Experience treating patients with long-acting injectable antipsychotics
  • Experience and interest in treating patient dually diagnosed with substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders
  • Experience and interest in treating appropriate patients with buprenorphine maintenance
  • Experience providing evidence-based psychotherapies

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.

Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
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: 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
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
On-Call Required: No On-Call!
Telework: Flexible with telework

About Us:

The Perry Point Veterans Affairs Medical Center is located on a beautiful campus of approximately 400 acres on the banks of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay where you can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, swimming, bicycling, and jogging. There is ample, free parking on the grounds of the medical center, which is conveniently located just off of I-95 and U.S. Route 40.

The Perry Point VA Medical Center is a leader in providing comprehensive mental health care to Maryland s veterans. The center offers long and short-term inpatient mental health care, including an inpatient alcohol and substance abuse treatment program that is unique in the Mid-Atlantic region. A new inpatient mental health care facility offers specialized treatment programs, rehabilitation services and enhanced patient privacy for veterans in a comfortable, state-of-the-art setting. The medical center also offers a full range of inpatient medical, intermediate and long-term care programs, including nursing home care, low-level rehabilitation, geriatric evaluation and management, respite care, chronic ventilator care and hospice care.

Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their life to the fullest. The VA is committed to Whole Health and values Veteran and Employee health and wellbeing. As a VA employee, you will practice Whole Health in an environment that supports personalized and proactive care.

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