Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS), in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School, is actively recruiting for a full-time, primarily outpatient psychiatrist at the Clinical Instructor level or higher. Ideal candidates will have expertise in psychiatric assessment and management of patients of high complexity and across a broad diagnostic range; ability to work in interdisciplinary teams; active participation in supervision and education of medical students, psychiatry residents and allied health trainees; track record of program improvement, academic activities and medical leadership. The VA Ann Arbor MH Service is a Partner Affiliate of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School. You will be joining a vibrant mental health service with academically active fellow psychiatry and psychology faculty and over 180 other interdisciplinary professional and support staff. Salaries are competitive with several additional benefits. Faculty have full and free access to University of Michigan library system, weekly U of M and VA grand rounds, and a yearly professional development fund for conferences and self-education. The VAAAHS Mental Health Service prides itself on clinical excellence, collegiality, teamwork, academic enrichment, and support of academic development by leveraging our strong program evaluation and research strengths for interested clinical faculty. Specific duties will be position-dependent and include providing comprehensive psychiatric care for veterans in Ann Arbor/Flint/Jackson/Toledo, as well as training and participation in Clinical Video Conferencing (Tele-psychiatry). Responsibilities also include providing on-site coverage as needed in the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System sites including hospital-based programs. Duties also include supervision of psychiatric trainees as well as contributing to the academic mission of the service. Medical leadership opportunities will be considered for candidates with a strong interest and a track record. Candidates should qualify for an appointment to the University of Michigan Medical School faculty as a Clinical Track Instructor (or higher) level in Psychiatry. Faculty appointment in the University of Michigan Medical School requires national academic recognition with demonstrated skills in clinical care, teaching and administration. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Incentives: Possible signing bonus, relocation assistance, and student loan repayment up to $120K for eligible debt. Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section. RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE AUTHORIZED AND FUNDED BY PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS: The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. Relocation expenses are authorized for this position, however, Appraised Value Offer (AVO), formerly known as the Guaranteed Home Buy Out (GHBO) program, is NOT authorized. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp. OTHER RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED If you would like to learn more about this opportunity from a National Physician Recruitment Consultant, forward your CV and contact information to CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.