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Bay Area Proximity - Psychiatrist Needed for Primary Care-Mental Health Integration Program - Mare Island, CA

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201 Walnut Avenue
Vallejo, CA 94592

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  • New Graduates Welcome to Apply
  • Loan Repayment
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Benefits: 26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment); 13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap); 10 paid Federal holidays/Competitive Salary/Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government/Annual Physician Performance Pay (Up to $15,000 possible)/CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC/No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

    Incentives: Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offers up to $200,000 over 5-years, tax-free and/or Recruitment Incentive with minimum 3-year service obligation.
  • Additional Information: This Psychiatrist will support our Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) efforts and is co-located in the Primary Care Clinic. The co-located model with Primary Care increases access to a variety of mental health care services in a relatively non-stigmatizing environment. The PC-MHI Psychiatrist provides support to primary care physicians in managing uncomplicated mental health issues, consults with Primary Care physicians to provide education and guidance on initial prescription decision making, medication changes, and management of routine side effects, and also provides pharmacological and non-pharmacological services to patients with mental health needs that can be managed in the Primary Care setting, interfacing with the outpatient Mental Health Clinic in the coordination of care for Veterans who cannot be managed in the Primary Care setting. 

    Candidates must be: US Citizen, BE/BC Psychiatry and a medical license in any State