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Chief of Psychiatry Opportunity

Department of Veterans Affairs
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 2, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
Job description
  • Serve as a member of the Mental Health leadership team, including providing coverage for the Chief of Staff for Mental Health as needed.
  • Participate in Mental Health meetings, leadership meetings, and facility committees as a representative of Mental Health Service and/or Psychiatry Service as requested.
  • Management and Supervision of staff within Psychiatry Service.
  • Provide clinical services as a Psychiatrist to patients including but not limited to assessing, diagnosing, and treating Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders as per facility expectations and as assigned
  • Admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide consultation to adult patients, presenting with mental, behavioral, addictive or emotional disorders.
  • Provide consultation regarding mental, behavioral, or emotional disorders; pharmacotherapy; psychotherapy; family therapy; behavior modification; consultation to the courts; and emergency psychiatry, as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribing medications.
  • Supervise and ensure quality and timely completion of evaluations.
  • Development, implementation and oversight of operational policies and procedures for Psychiatry Service.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance




  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:


  • Signing bonus

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