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Applications of eligible candidates will be referred as received beginning on November 3, 2017. Referrals will continue every two weeks until the vacancy is filled or when the announcement closes. All applications may receive consideration for 3 months from the date of application. If you wish to be considered after that time, and the announcement is still open to receive applications, you must re-apply to indicate continued interest.
The Psychiatrist is assigned to the Mental Health - Psychiatry Service of the Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS) stationed at one of the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Colorado Springs, CO or Pueblo, CO. The incumbent may also be required to travel occasionally to other Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) locations or to the VA Medical Center (VAMC) Denver, CO. The Psychiatrist practices independently within a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, and reports directly to the Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Heath Service. Considered as a Staff Psychiatrist, the incumbent performs face-to-face and telemental health care services to veteran patients. Major duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:
- Patient examination, diagnosis, treatment, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and general adult psychiatric care.
- Manage psychiatric emergencies, substance abuse, and mental health disorders.
- Works with multidisciplinary health care team.
- Accurate and timely medical record documentation.
- Responsible for developing positive relationships with staff, patients and their families, and the community.
- Participates in clinic meetings and peer reviews.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
United States Citizens