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VA Maine Healthcare System Seeks Psychiatrists and Psychologists

Department of Veterans Affairs
Bangor, Maine
Closing date
Jun 11, 2025

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Full Time
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Discover the Best Place on Earth: VA Maine Healthcare System Seeks Psychiatrists and Psychologists

Enhanced Salaries – Student Loan Reimbursements – Quality of Life – Hybrid/Telework Options – VA/Federal Benefits

State of Maine! Why wouldn’t you want to live and work in Maine? Join us and experience firsthand how Maine earned its slogan “Maine, the way life should be.”

The prestigious Mental Health Service at VA Maine Healthcare System is expanding, and we’re excited about our future. With a growing veteran population, we are seeking BC/BE Psychiatrists and APA accredited Psychologists for our 5-star medical center and expanding Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) throughout Maine.

Our Mental Health Service offers a collegial environment with comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and residential services specializing in PTSD, Substance Use Disorder, and Somatic Treatments. Our positions offer competitive salaries and generous benefits. Many outpatient positions also offer telework opportunities after an initial period (most positions require 2-3 days/week in-office). Seasoned professionals, recent graduates, and those currently completing training are all welcome to apply.

Available Positions at Various Locations:

  • Togus is located in August, Maine
  • Bangor Clinic
  • Portland Clinic
  • Lewiston Clinic

We serve more than 10,000 Maine Veterans each year through over 20 departments and programs, including:

  • Integrated Primary Care Mental Health
  • General Outpatient Mental Health
  • Outpatient Same Day/Urgent Access Clinic
  • PTSD Clinical Team
  • Military Sexual Trauma Recovery Program
  • Intensive Outpatient SUD Treatment Program
  • Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Program
  • Suicide Prevention Program
  • Healthcare for Homeless Veterans
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Mental Health Training Programs (externships, internships, postgraduate residencies)
  • Coming Soon: Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program for SUD

Why VA Maine Healthcare System?

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package commensurate with your qualifications and experience. Our comprehensive total rewards package includes:

  • Recruitment Incentives
  • Competitive Salary: Annual performance bonuses and regular salary increases
  • Paid Time Off 50-55 days of annual paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays, and up to 5 days of paid absence for CME)
  • Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% 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
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Why Maine?

Experience the vibrant culture, breathtaking outdoors, year-round adventures, and timeless New England charm. Maine offers a healthy balance for living, working, playing, and raising a family in a safe, environmentally friendly, inclusive location. Enjoy the mountains, lakes, ocean shorelines, and beaches, alongside historic towns, nationally recognized restaurants, artist retreats, live music, and year-round festivals.

Fun Facts:

  • Maine boasts more than 17 million acres of forested land (89% of the state).
  • It has more coastline than California.
  • It accounts for 93% of the country’s lobster and 99% of the country’s wild blueberries.


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