Full Time Psychiatrist
The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System, a teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University, is recruiting for a full time (8/8ths) Psychiatrist in Cleveland, Ohio. The Psychiatrist will function at the Inpatient Psychiatry Ward and the Mental Health Ambulatory Care Center – Women’s Health Clinic and Transgender Clinic in Psychiatry Service. The Psychiatrist duties include: providing general outpatient psychiatric treatment and acute inpatient treatment as needed to an adult psychiatric population with diverse diagnoses including major affective disorders, psychotic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), and substance use disorders; provide diagnostic assessment/evaluation and therapeutic interventions, treatment planning, psychiatric medication management, substance abuse counseling, monitoring of clinical response to treatment, inpatient psychiatric consultation, coverage for the inpatient psychiatric ward, adjustments in levels of care as necessary and other specialized services as required; and supervise third year medical students on the inpatient psychiatry unit.
Academic appointment with the Case School of Medicine and VA salary will commensurate with qualifications. Candidates must be highly motivated, flexible and able to work as part of an integrated team that provides sound diagnostic and therapeutic care to veterans with a wide range of psychiatric disorders.
Relocation Expenses: Not authorized
Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, with on call duties required (evenings/weekends), as necessary.
Qualifications: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of psychiatry residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are (1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or (2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements as outlined.
Requirements: Physical Requirements: The Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.
Preferred Experience: Inpatient psychiatry experience, Women’s and transgender mental health, and Board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic medicine
Interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae via The Federal Government’s Official Job Site at: http://www.usa.jobs.gov at Wade Park Campus, 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH, 44106 216-791-2300x2142 Neal Slaby, HR Specialist, referencing Job Announcement Number CBBE-18-NRS-10208373-BU