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Job Title: Psychiatrist (Behavioral Health Program)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Houston, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical
Job Description
Psychiatrist (Behavioral Health Program)

Prime Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) program provides the initial assessment and follow-up of patients with mild to moderate symptoms related to depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), alcohol misuse, anxiety, and/or other mental health and medically related adjustment concerns. PCMHI psychiatrists provide medications to Veterans though direct medication management appointments as well as medication consultation with non-prescribing clinicians and primary care medical providers.


Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm. The selected incumbent may be required to work weekends, evenings or other irregular tours of duty.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVES MAY BE OFFERED TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.

Basic Requirements:
  • 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 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.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Light Lifting (15 lbs and under); Light Carrying (15 lbs and under), use of fingers and both hands required; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (up to 3 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):

  • 10-2850 APPLICATION FOR PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, PODIATRISTS, OPTOMETRISTS AND CHIROPRACTORS
  • Resume


VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. VA APPLICATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • 10-2850 APPLICATION FOR PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, PODIATRISTS, OPTOMETRISTS AND CHIROPRACTORS
  • Resume
  • Transcript
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:
  • 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 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.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Light Lifting (15 lbs and under); Light Carrying (15 lbs and under), use of fingers and both hands required; walking (up to 3 hours); standing (up to 3 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:CLARISSA.CAREY@VA.GOV
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