This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. THIS OPEN & CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT (OCA) ESTABLISHES A STANDING REGISTER OF ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS, which closes on 09/30/2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be 11/11/2020 with subsequent reviews every other week as additional vacancies occur, or on an as-needed basis, until positions are filled. Please see the "What To Expect Next" area of the announcement which provides additional information on the referral process for this type of announcement. These Psychiatrist - Mental Health Prescriber positions are located in Mental Health at the Manchester VA Medical Center or Somersworth NH Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) location. This position is a full-time at 40 hours per week. The VA Medical Center in Manchester, NH is seeking an experienced psychiatrist for the Manchester, NH - Mental Health Clinic and Somersworth, NH - Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). Responsibilities include psychiatric evaluation and treatment, consultation with multidisciplinary teams, initiation of mental health and substance abuse treatment as well as development of treatment plans in a variety of settings. Must be available for back-up consultation for Mental Health on-call providers. Primary site of assignment of duties within the Mental Health outpatient clinic. Positions have a key role in a multi-disciplinary team with seasoned and dedicated MH clinicians within specialty Mental Health Clinics. In addition the applicant selected for this position will provide back up to Urgent Care and Mental Health clinics for mental health related walk in traffic. The ideal candidate for this position will possess (or be willing to obtain) Buprenorphine Waiver. Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: Authorized (At management's Discretion) Telework/Virtual/Remote Work: Not Authorized Relocation or Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program: Authorized Financial Discloser Report: Not Required
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.