Psychiatrist (Division Director Recovery Services)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Internal Number: 613513000
As the Division Director, Recovery Services, the incumbent has clinical, technical, professional, supervisory, and administrative responsibility for all aspects of the division in the Behavioral Health care line. Recovery Services is made up of multiple programs. This position reports to the Chief of Behavioral Health Services. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: Is responsible for Joint Commission, SAIL and other care compliance within the VAACC for both social work and addictions services. Interprets policies, procedures, directives, information letters, etc., from VA Central Office, the VISN, and local facility leadership in order to assure adherence by Recovery Services staff. Develops and maintains policies and procedures concerning patient care, specifying program and service operation, and evaluating such programs and services as necessary. Provides public relations and community education regarding the VA, and responsible programs and services, to various social, medical, mental health, legal and housing and welfare organizations. Manages and coordinates day to day operations, administrative tasks, clinical staff, and quality improvement meetings and activities. Reviews workload, productivity, utilization, and cost data for staff, programs and services, and such data is communicated to the staff for program and service assessment, implementation and evaluation. Carries full administrative responsibility and consults closely with local discipline leadership regarding clinical issues. Must know and understand a wide range of clinical concepts, administrative principles, and management practices, and must possess skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex situations. Serves as Control Point Official for funds related to Recovery Services. Will see patients 10% of the time. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.