This is a Full-Time Temporary position not to exceed 1 year & 1 day which may be renewed at the discretion of the VA. This appointment is entitled to full benefits to include health insurance, life insurance and retirement benefits.
Salary determined by a Professional Standards Board
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
Join our team of dedicated professionals in delivering innovative, quality healthcare to our Nation's Veterans. The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System (VA Hudson Valley HCS) located in the lower Hudson River Valley of New York is recruiting a full-time Psychiatrist .
The VA Hudson Valley HCS is a 400 bed multi-campus healthcare system located in Northern Westchester and Dutchess Counties with seven community-based clinics located in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties.
Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
English Language Proficiency required.
Board Certification or Board Eligible
The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System is seeking a Psychiatrist, to provide clinical care at the Montrose campus. The selected physician will contribute to the achievement of patient satisfaction and quality of care standards as well as write orders for diagnostic testing, prescribe medications, consult with specialty services, and utilize computerized/electronic medical records. The physician will provide patient care in accordance with professional standards, core values and commitment to service excellence. Selectee must be Board Certified/or Board Eligible; and, must be proficient in the use of computerized systems related to patient care. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Travel required to Montrose and Castle campuses; Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs); and possibly other agencies in the community.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a Full-Time Temporary position not to exceed 1 year & 1 day which may be renewed at the discretion of the VA. This appointment is entitled to full benefits to include health insurance, life insurance and retirement benefits . To see all benefits refer to the benefits section
Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.
Citizenship: Citizen of the United States or permanent resident.
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or of doctor of osteopathy from a college or university approved by the Secretary
Certification: Board Certified (or eligible if recent residency graduate)
Residency: Residency Trained
Licensure: A current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Language: Proficiency in spoken and written English is required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Drug Testing: After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
Background Check: You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
Physical: Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC ON YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in Medicine of Osteopathic Medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
1. Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
2. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
3. Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory or commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico) or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx .
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, curriculum vitae and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.
You may participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, with costs shared with your employer. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#FEHB .
Life insurance coverage is provided. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#life
Long-Term Care Insurance is offered and carries into your retirement. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#ltci
New employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). If you are transferring from another agency and covered by CSRS, you may continue in this program. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#retr
You will earn annual vacation leave . More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#VACA
You will earn sick leave . More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#SKLV
You will be paid for federal holidays that fall within your regularly scheduled tour of duty. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#HOLI
Opportunities are available in numerous locations and employees may transfer to new locations to further their career goals.
If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized . Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.
Qualified federal employees may be covered by our child care subsidy program or dependent care flexible spending account . Our human resources office can provide additional information on eligibility. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#CCRS
You can use Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts for expenses that are tax-deductible, but not reimbursed by any other source, including out-of-pocket expenses and non-covered benefits under their FEHB plans. More Info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#FSA
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
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