The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) is seeking applications for full-time addictions psychiatrists. These positions will be located at our outpatient clinics in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and The Villages, Florida. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Addiction Psychiatrist duties include but not limited to: Be able to diagnose and treat substance-use disorders as well as potential coexisting psychiatric disorders (dual diagnosis); Recognize, diagnose, and treat the disorders concurrent with the substance abuse issues; Must also recognize certain health effects from illicit drugs in order to properly treat; Provide consultation and works with a multi-disciplinary team whose services include individual, family and group counseling; intensive outpatient services; crisis intervention; dual diagnosis; ambulatory detoxification and medication assisted treatments; and linkage to community-based services and support. May also provide virtual care including video and telephone-based care to serve patients over a geographic area. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with rotating tours of duty as needed.
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.