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Staff Psychiatrist (PCT and Women's Mental Health Program)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 586204200
Work Schedule: Flexibility exists. (Part-time hours 32-34 hours). Management reserves the right to change schedule based on facility needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The San Francisco VA Health Care System is recruiting a full time psychiatrist for to work jointly with the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team and the Women's Mental Health Program. The candidate will join two closely linked multidisciplinary teams including psychology, social work, nursing staff and trainees who work collaboratively with each other and our primary care colleagues. In addition to consultation with medication management and psychotherapy modalities to priority patient populations (combat veterans, survivors of sexual abuse, military sexual trauma and intimate partner violence; patients with issues related to pregnancy, post-partum and parenting; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans; and female OEF/OIF veteran readjustment); the candidate will co-lead a longitudinal clinical learning experiences for UCSF psychiatry residents. Duties include: Outpatient psychiatric assessments Management of a clinical caseload including medication management, referral to specialty services as appropriate and coordination of care. Supervision of UCSF psychiatry residents and medical students rotating in the Women's Clinic Mental Health Program and PCT Supervision of VA psychiatry fellows rotating in the Women's Clinic Mental Health Program Supervision of VA psychology interns, externs and post-doctoral residents rotating in the Women's Clinic Mental Health Program
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.