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Phenomenal Psychiatrist Opportunity in Boise, Idaho

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Boise, Idaho
Closing date
Jun 8, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description
The Boise Veterans Affairs Medical Center seeks a psychiatrist to join our growing, collegial, and multi-disciplinary team. You will find a very welcoming community, exceptional medical facilities, and a city that offers a perfect balance of culture and outdoor adventure.

Facility
The Boise Veterans Affairs Medical Center, part of the Northwest Health Network, is consistently ranked as one of the best VA hospitals in the nation. Our state-of-the-art medical campus boasts a picturesque setting, features modern operating rooms, a dedicated intensive care unit, and well- equipped inpatient medicine and surgical wards to handle the full breadth of patient care needs. We have a comprehensive psychiatric ward and a full host of outpatient clinics spanning all major medical specialties.
Our consistent and stable leadership is deeply committed to providing exceptional veteran-centered care, advancing medical education through robust residency and student training programs, and driving innovations in basic science research. We are proud to offer an empowering and purposeful work environment.

Essential Job Functions
* Carry an outpatient caseload seen face to face or via telehealth; at times it may be necessary to provide care for patients at our community-based outpatient clinics, usually via telehealth; Conduct chart reviews for professional practice evaluation and other requests as assigned;
* Obtain and maintain an academic appointment at the University of Washington School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences;
* Supervise senior resident caseloads and participate in residency program activities as requested by the residency training program. Commensurate reductions in clinical responsibilities will be provided; Supervise residents on call and round on our inpatient ward and consults on call weekends, frequency is approximately 1 in 10 or less.

Minimum Requirements
* MD or DO Degree
* Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
* Board Certified or Board Eligible

Benefits Include
In addition to the honor of serving America’s Heroes, a career at VHA provides a robust total reward$ package (see full brochure here) and offers many benefits including:
* Flexible work schedules and shifts
* Low patient-provider ratios
* Robust insurance coverage
* The ability to work anywhere in the country with one active license
* Stable employment with competitive salary and regular pay increases
* 50 days annual paid time off (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid annual sick leave, 11 paid federal holidays) in addition to other leave options including paid parental leave
* Generous education support programs, including loan repayment and reimbursement? up to $200,000.
* Unprecedented federal retirement benefits including a traditional pension (5 years’ vesting) and a federal 401K (TSP) with up to 5% in employer contributions
* VA’s Diversity, People & Culture

About Boise
Imagine a city where the river flows through a lush corridor of trees, with a backdrop of rolling foothills and a vibrant downtown filled with energy and excitement. The city offers a vibrant dining scene, with an emerging array of farm-to-table eateries, craft breweries, and eclectic food trucks.

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