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Job Title: Physician Psychiatrist Buffalo, NY Outstanding Benefits
Location: Buffalo, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/29/2024
Expire Date: 04/29/2024
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Physician Psychiatrist Buffalo, NY Outstanding Benefits
VA Western New York Healthcare system (VAWNYHS) is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Physician Psychiatrist to join its staff. VAWNYHS is academically affiliated with the state University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and provides medical, surgical, mental health and long-term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs psychiatric evaluations for a diverse population, including geriatric and post deployment combat Veterans, who are mentally ill and have psychosocial issues such as homelessness, unemployment, and poor family support network.
Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, suicide risk assessments, crisis intervention, and overall care of patients with psychiatric disorders.
Ensures practice of psychiatric medicine is consistent with TJC, CARF, HIPPA, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, and mandatory continuing education.
Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care.
The Psychiatrist may serve as a mental health team leader with responsibilities for coordinating consults and triage of specialty clinic referrals.
Orders diagnostic tests and consultations and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
May participate in supervision and teaching in support of the psychiatric residency program, performs on call duties, and performs other directly related duties as assigned.
Performs psychiatric evaluations for a diverse population, including geriatric and post deployment combat Veterans, who are mentally ill and have psychosocial issues such as homelessness, unemployment, and poor family support network.
Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, suicide risk assessments, crisis intervention, and overall care of patients with psychiatric disorders.
Ensures practice of psychiatric medicine is consistent with TJC, CARF, HIPPA, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, and mandatory continuing education.
Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care.
The Psychiatrist may serve as a mental health team leader with responsibilities for coordinating consults and triage of specialty clinic referrals.
Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care.
Orders diagnostic tests and consultations and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
May participate in supervision and teaching in support of the psychiatric residency program, performs on call duties, and performs other directly related duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience: Consult Liaison experience
Additional Requirement: Board eligibility
Preferred Experience: Board Certified

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years).

We offer:
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
Guaranteed salary increases.
One full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at VA.
CME: $1,000 per year stipend & 5 days paid absence for conferences, etc.
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
26 Days paid vacation & 13 Days paid sick time per year with unlimited carry over
11 Federal holidays with pay
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
Learn more about our benefits: VHA Total Rewards Brochure

If interested, please e-mail CV to valencia.lewis-davis@va.gov
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Contact Name:Valencia Lewis Davis
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