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Psychiatrist (Substance Abuse)

  • Location: Америка Құрама Штаттары
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

Duties

This position is located in Psychiatry Service, Substance Use Disorders Clinic, Northport VA Medical Center. The Psychiatrist will provide comprehensive psychiatric care consisting of assessment and evaluation, diagnosis, development, and coordination of aftercare services. The Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center is always improving the health of the men and women who have proudly served our nation and mental health plays a critical role.

  • Coordinates the development of multidisciplinary treatment plan.
  • Plans and implements discharge planning for patients.
  • Performs clinical functions appropriate to credentials, training and experience.
  • Consultation with other physicians and physicians' assistants or nurse practitioners, assesses the medical condition of the patient in the context of his/her psychiatric condition.
  • Addresses the unique characteristics and issues about the young adult (18-39), middle adult (40-64), older adult (65-80) and geriatric (80+) patients, taking into consideration cognitive deficits and emotional and behavioral reactions to stressful life events such as ill health, economic problems, and the loss of significant others. In addition, demonstrates an awareness of the physical, social, economic and environmental challenges of those who suffer from chemical dependency.


Work Schedule: Monday- Friday- 8am-4:30pm

 

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.
  • Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR
    [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR
    (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences.
    Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Additional Requirement: ABPN Board Certified/ Eligible in Psychiatry.


Preferred Experience: Substance abuse training/experience and DEA X-waiver

Submitted on Сейсенбі 30th November 2021 - 07:57