You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans This announcement will be open until a selection is made. The Residency Director directs the Psychiatry Residency Program while also serving as a full-time VA staff psychiatrist at the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System. The Residency Director directs the Psychiatry residents and works closely with the OSU Residency Program Director. The Track Director receives approximately 0.6 FTEE, 24 hours per week, dedicated time for this role in program development, administration, teaching and supervision. This allocation is approximate since there are times when residency demands or psychiatry service demands require a temporary modification. But, on balance the FTEE allocation is 0.6. The Residency Director has responsibility for the broad program goals and may choose to delegate authority/responsibility to other personnel to complete tasks. Some of the tasks include but are not limited to the below specific duties. Maintains board certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Maintains courtesy faculty appointment with Oklahoma State University. Develops a specific clinical and/or scholarly area of expertise based upon interest and/or program need. Engages in supervisory professional development training on an annual basis. Attends the annual American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT) meeting, for ongoing professional development as the Track Director and for networking with other program directors, as residency funds allow, or attend another CME meeting geared toward educating residents. Attends faculty development sessions at OSU, as residency funds and Psychiatry Service needs permit. Communicates regularly with the OSU Program Director for guidance and to ensure that all aspects of residency training conform to the requirements for psychiatry residency training as put forth from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and to Oklahoma State University Psychiatry Residency requirements, policies, and procedures. Collaborates with the Associate Chief of Staff for Education (ACOS/E) in developing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee (RRC), VA Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), and VA rules and regulations relating to maintaining the psychiatry residency program accreditation. Bears full responsibility and authority for the EOVAHCS psychiatry residency and is charged with developing appropriate policies and procedures. Ensures that the psychiatry residents are informed of and comply with the policies and procedures associated with each training site. Prepares residents for independent practice and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification. Ensures that goals/objectives and appropriate policies and procedures for each rotation are established and that there is adequate faculty supervision. Monitors and attests that adequate supervision is conducted. Collaborates with residents and faculty to discuss and evaluate educational experiences at the site. Recruits psychiatry resident candidates. Collaborates with other local training programs (e.g., Family Practice Residency, Internal Medicine Residency, Psychology Internship, etc.) to optimize resident multidisciplinary collaboration and training. Facilitates appropriate interface between residents and OSU medical students on psychiatry clerkships. Mentors the Chief Resident(s) in leadership, clinical, professional, administrative, and teaching skills development. Mentors and advises residents on issues of competency, professionalism, work-life balance, disciplinary and/or performance concerns, and career planning. Participates in other duties as assigned. Valid State Driver's License The position requires that the incumbent must possess a valid driver's license. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. 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. Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided. Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.