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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Flexible Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment or Relocation Incentive has been authorized per facility guidelines. The Staff Physician, Psychiatry, is assigned to the VA San Francisco Health Care System (VASFHCS), Mental Health Service, providing comprehensive, efficient, compassionate, high quality healthcare to all patients, functioning as a member of the inter-disciplinary team providing clinical care to the patients at VASFHCS. As a Staff Physician, Psychiatry, the responsibilities include providing psychiatric evaluation and treatment in collaboration with other members of the health care team. This position is a combined administrative leadership position and clinical inpatient psychiatry care position. Adult Psychiatry board eligibility or board certification is required. Experience in administrative leadership is preferred. Supervision and education of VA psychiatry fellows, as well as medical students and psychiatry residents from University of California, San Francisco, is required as part of the position. Major duties include but may not be limited to: Participate in an effective clinical program with attention to patient outcome indicators Practice within the scope of assigned privileges. Comply with the bylaws, rules and regulations of the facility and agency. Meet medical staff criteria for initial appointment and reappointment, including ongoing CME. Comply with prescribed record keeping practices in accordance with the rules, regulations and bylaws. Comply with prescribed information security policy and procedures. Work effectively with patients, families, staff, coworkers and other health care professionals. Participate in Medical Service educational activities and scheduled meetings. Comply with assigned Peer Reviews and maintaining quality assurance standards. Complete all assigned health record reviews, peer reviews, etc., within the identified timeframes.
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