Psychiatrist Job in TOPEKA, KS

Vacancy No. CBCH-EA-10427970-19-MKB Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $200,000.00 to $240,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/15/2019 Close Date 12/31/2019
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/15/2019 to 12/31/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Salary

    $200,000 to $240,000 per year

    Education and length of practice will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay).

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



3 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


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    You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. The Education Debt Reduction programs offers eligible applicants up to $200,000 (tax free!) for reimbursement of qualifying educational loans. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
    A $25,000 recruitment incentives may be available for highly qualified candidates.

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    Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized for highly qualified applicants. PCS is the relocation of a household in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities (exceeding a 50 mile radius). For more information go to

    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 see in 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. Weekend call is telephone only, with the exception of rare use of seclusion or restraints and stat consults.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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