The Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare System, with medical centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn, is recruiting full-time Psychiatrists. We serve a diverse population of patients with ages from the early 20s and up. Our modal populations are comprised of Vietnam era Veterans and a younger cohort of post-911 Veterans. We also have a growing number of female Veterans. We have many positions available, including outpatient, inpatient, telepsych, ED & moonlighting:
CONSULTATION/LIAISON (C&L): Position at Brooklyn Campus to serve as C&L psychiatrist & to assume a lead administrative position in the MH service at the Brooklyn campus. Consultation to med/surg inpatient units; average of 1-2 consults/day. Also, serve as MH clinic director. Supervise 6 clinic psychiatrists, manage incoming clinic referrals & patient assignments.
ED: Work as the psychiatry consultant during weekdays in a full-service ED at our Brooklyn campus. You will evaluate Veterans triaged to psychiatry for immediate treatment needs, including hospitalization on our acute inpatient psychiatric units.
OUTPATIENT: Join a multi-disciplinary team in a general MH clinic providing primarily medication management for a wide range of psychiatric disorders. Opportunities are available at both Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses.
INPATIENT: Serve as a full time Attending at the Manhattan acute inpatient psychiatry/teaching unit. You will work as one of three Attendings on the 23-bed unit. Trainees on the unit include 2nd and 4th-year NYU Psychiatry Residents, NYU Medical students, and VA Psychology Interns.
MOONLIGHTING: provide psychiatric coverage for our ED’s Monday to Friday evenings and weekends. We are recruiting for both our Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses. $150.00 per hour.
Both the Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses are affiliated with academic institutions (SUNY Downstate and NYU Schools of Medicine, respectively) which opportunities for teaching, mentoring, and research collaboration.
Licensure from any state is acceptable. Requires BC/BE. On-call responsibilities entail telephone attending supervision of house staff, totaling approximately 14 days per year.
•Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of the pay
•Guaranteed salary increases
•Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
•CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement
•Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
•No Physician Employment Contract
•26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
•13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carryover
•10 Federal holidays with pay
•Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME
•Federal Retirement Plan
•Separate 401K with a partial agency match
•Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
The potential for assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans is available.
VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, the VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.
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