Psychiatrist - Chief (Mental Health Co-Division Manager)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Internal Number: 606896000
OUR MISSION: 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? Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are authorized. Telework Eligible (flexibility for emergencies). VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Approved Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Approved Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) 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) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Mental Health Co-Division Manager (Psychiatry Chief). The Mental Health Co-Division Manager (Psychiatry Chief) is a critical leadership position responsible for overseeing Mental Health operations at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (ZVAMC) in Milwaukee, WI. ZVAMC is a tertiary care facility providing advanced medical care to a diverse population of Veterans. ZVAMC is affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and as such, integrates teaching, research, and advanced patient care into its organizational mission. The facility offers a full spectrum of comprehensive health care services, using state-of-the-art technology and innovative programs to deliver patient-centered care. This position reports to the Chief of Staff at the ZVAMC. The duties and responsibilities are carried throughout the healthcare system including all clinical programs and initiatives related to the Division. The incumbent is responsible for defining the mission and vision of the Division, designing the Mental Health Division operational plan, and assuring implementation of quality improvement measures. The position has responsibility for general supervision of clinical and training programs, and overall technical and administrative oversight for operations within the service. The Co-Division Manager will directly oversee the interprofessional teams organized around program lines, including but not limited to outpatient Mental Health clinics and inpatient services, Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MHRRTP), Suicide Prevention, Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI), Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM), Transitional and Supportive Employment Services (TSES) and Homeless Programs. The incumbent works closely with the ZVAMC and its associated clinics (Green Bay, Appleton, Cleveland and Union Grove). The Co-Division Manager shares responsibility for all professional, non-professional, and administrative personnel in the Mental Health Division, reporting through supervisory personnel to the Co-Division Manager. The incumbent plans, coordinates, and directs comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and compassionate primary and specialty psychiatric and extended care, ensuring a smooth continuum of care for all eligible Veterans. Work Schedule: Full Time; Day Shift 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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.