Job ID: 289296509
Last Updated: 1/13/2016
Psychiatrist (Addictions Fellowship Director)
Portland VA Medical Center
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1546178
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise To care for those "who shall have borne the battle" and their families and survivors by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VAPhysician,your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologicallyadvanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans though the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Note: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining thesalary of the applicant selected.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
The incumbent serves as a clinic patient advocate by answering patient inquiries and resolving patient concerns at a local level. He/she acts as patient advocate to assure appropriateness and quality...acts as a patient guide and advocate, assisting the patient in seeking information, assuring that the patient has the opportunity for informed consent for treatment decisions, and promoting our core I CARE values: to act with Integrity and Commitment, to Advocate for Veterans, to show Respect to all, and to pursue Excellence.
Recruitment/relocation incentives may be authorized.
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