The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is recruiting to fill several Board Certified (BC) / Board Eligible (BE) Psychiatrist opportunities, to include Adult Psychiatry, Gero-Psychiatry, Psychosomatic (Emergency Department / Consult Liaison), Women's Healthcare, Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team, and Tele-Psychiatry, with possible assignment locations at West Los Angeles (WLA) Medical Center, Ambulatory Care Centers in Sepulveda and Los Angeles (Downtown) Campuses, or at our Los Angeles and Northern / Coastal Community Based Outpatient (CBOC) Clinics in Gardena, Bakersfield, Lancaster, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara. The VAGLAHS is the largest integrated healthcare organization in the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 1a facility serving Veterans throughout Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. Outpatient clinics are located in Gardena, San Gabriel, San Luis Obispo, East Los Angeles, Lancaster, Oxnard, Santa Maria, and Santa Barbara. VAGLAHS directs the Department of Veterans Affairs’ largest educational enterprise and serves as a major training site for medical residencies sponsored by the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine and Advanced Practice Nursing Programs sponsored by local universities. As a VA Psychiatrist, you will work on a multidisciplinary team, including primary care, to provide coordinated, integrated, rehabilitative and restorative mental health care, with the goal of helping eligible Veterans achieve and maintain the highest level of functioning and independence. Major duties and responsibilities include: Diagnoses and treat a wide variety of severe mental and substance use disorders and uses recovery-oriented principles; Teaches a variety of trainees and must be eligible for a faculty appointment; Provides clinical services in a virtual modality, including video telehealth, patient/provider secure messaging, telephone visits, and remote review of electronically forwarded medical records. Work Schedule (Tour of Duty): Multiple schedules, Full-Time and Part-Time available depending on location.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice as medicine in the US
Preference for Board Certification (BC) in Psychiatry Specialty, but Board Eligible Applicants will also be considered
The Los Angeles region is renowned for abundant sunshine and beautiful year-round weather, with VAGLAHS just minutes from the scenic Pacific Ocean, historical Downtown Los Angeles, legendary Hollywood, and the beautiful San Fernando Valley. Near the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the Federal Building on Famous Wilshire Boulevard, and an extraordinary array of museums, movie theaters, arts and cultural activities, galleries, shopping centers, restaurants, libraries, parks, beaches, family-friendly events and activities for all age groups, VAGLAHS location offers employees and their families a wealth of cultural, social and recreational landmarks and opportunities! There are 88 incorporated cities in the Los Angeles County, with a population of the City of Los Angeles of 4.0 million, 10.2 million for the County of Los Angeles, and 18.8 million for the Los Angeles Five-County Area.
Benefits and Features
The expected Salary range for A well qualified BC Psychiatrist will range from $220,000.00 to $264,000.00 and includes industry-leading full benefits and features package to support high-quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance by providing Staff with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FREE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.
About the VA
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory, and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
To Explore This VA Physician Assistant Opportunity Further
Email copy of your CV & Cover Letter to Eric Snipes, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant