Major functions of this position include, but are not limited to:
Functioning as part of a psychiatric care team working with other physicians, physician extenders, nurses and/or other support staff.
Primary responsibilities in outpatient Psychiatric Services
Privileges will consist of: admissions, diagnosis, work-up, and provision of treatment (to include consultation for patients who suffer from various mental health disorders).
Providing high quality and efficient care and be able to work well in an interdisciplinary team setting.
Physician may be required to see patient(s) one-on-one in a private office setting or in a group setting. The position may also provide education and training to residents, medical students, and clinical staff. Academic affiliation with the University of Kansas Medical Center is possible.
Work Flow: returning patients are generally seen in 30 minute follow-up slots and new patients are scheduled for an hour in the outpatient areas. Continuum of Care: General outpatient, substance abuse outpatient, mental health intensive case management, general residential, PTSD residential, sub-acute inpatient, inpatient substance abuse, and acute inpatient.
Work Schedule: Primarily Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm, Monday -Friday for full time. Part time hours to be discussed with manager.
Call Schedule: Call is shared with the other psychiatrists. Weekend call involves seeing the admissions to acute psychiatry and also inpatient consults. Call ratio is 1:9. Weeknight call is telephone only, with the exception of rare use of seclusion or restraints and stat consults
Functional Statement / Title#: Psychiatrist Scope of Practice
Office Arrangements: Private office in the Hospital.
Basic Requirements :
Must be a citizen of the United States.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. 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. Must have completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed. Approved residencies are 1) those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or 2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.
Chief Grade. Meet the requirements for Senior grade plus attainment of additional recognition in clinical, administrative or research areas. Such recognition may be demonstrated by:
Certification by an American Specialty Board, or
Significant accomplishments in clinical practice, educational activities, research or administration which clearly distinguish the physician as having the highest professional qualifications in the specialty area to which assigned, such as:
(a) Past or present faculty appointment at the professional level in an approved medical school, or
(b) Completion of an accredited residency in the primary specialty area or in a related area to which the individual
will be assigned and unusual professional accomplishment such as:
1 . Publication of articles in nationally recognized professional journals, or
2 . Officer in a State or National professional medical organization, or
3. Directorship of a hospital or large clinic.
Preferred Experience:Board eligibility/Board Certificationin Psychiatry.Also ACLS and BLS certification.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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:?,Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
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