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. The Psychiatrist (Self-directed care manager) supervises a group of employees performing work at various GS levels up to their own grade level and provides administrative, technical, and clinical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the program. Additional duties may include: Perform the administrative and personnel management function relative to staff supervised; Observe workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques; Develop work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary; Provide advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters; Responsible for developing and individual targets for the individuals to work towards to ensure the most effective use of each staff within their assigned areas; Perform work related to the review, monitoring, analysis, planning and assessment of various programs; Hold regular meetings with the assigned personnel to ensure employee engagement and increase overall MHICC employee satisfaction; Other duties as assigned. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00a - 4:30p rotating call
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