Perry Point VA Medical Center - VA Maryland Health Care System
Location: Perry Point, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
The Perry Point Mental Health Clinic (MHC) offers outpatient psychiatric medication management, individual and group psychotherapy, and case management services. The MHC utilizes an interdisciplinary approach in which all patients as assigned to one of two teams comprised of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, and registered nurses. These teams meet weekly to discuss new and established patients on their panel for the purpose of care coordination. The MHC also offers a daily walk-in clinic in which established patients may present without an appointment to request non-emergent, on-demand case management and clinical services, such as medication adjustments and brief psychotherapy. Further, we offer psychiatric injection appointments on a daily basis.
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Relocation/Recruitment may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm On-Call Required: No On-Call Telework: Flexible with telework Preferred experience:
Board certification by the ABPN in Psychiatry
Experience treating patients with clozapine
Experience treating patients with long-acting injectable antipsychotics
Experience and interest in treating patient dually diagnosed with substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders
Experience and interest in treating appropriate patients with buprenorphine maintenance
About Perry Point VA Medical Center - VA Maryland Health Care System
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.
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