Physician / Psychiatry / Alaska / Permanent / Psyc
Company: Kurz Solutions
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Psychiatrist - MD/DO
Big Apple of the north
The Community " Anchorage, AK
Locals like to say that Anchorage is only 30 minutes from Alaska:
wedged between 5000ft peaks and an inlet filled with salmon and
whales, the Big Apple of the north is unlike any other city.
At first glance the traffic, strip malls and suburban sprawl can
feel off-putting. But inside those strip malls are top-notch
restaurants serving fresh seafood and locally grown produce, and
the two roads that lead in and out of town spool right into some of
the most majestic wilderness in the world. This is a city where
bears are seen wandering bike paths, moose munch on neighborhood
gardens, and locals pull salmon from a creek within blocks of
hotels and office buildings.
Travel & Leisure "
Airport " Ted Stevens (ANC)
Airlines (Alaska, Delta, AA, United, Jetblue) Nonstop to eight US
cities and Frankfurt
The Facility " Alaska VA System
The Alaska VA Healthcare System offers primary, specialty, and
mental health outpatient care to Veterans residing within a 586,400
square mile primary service area within VISN 20. The Alaska VA
Healthcare System provides inpatient services to veterans in Alaska
through a Joint Venture with the 673d MDG on adjacent Joint Base
Elmendorf Richardson as well as through fee basis arrangements with
community hospitals. A comprehensive Homeless Veteran Service is
also located in Anchorage consisting of Outreach, Domiciliary Care
for Homeless Veterans, Compensated Work Therapy Transitional
Housing Program, HUD/VA Supported Housing, Grant & Per Diem,
Veterans Justice Outreach, Compensated Work Therapy and Homeless
Veterans Supported Employment Programs.
Access to 20 MSU and 10 ICU beds through a VA/DoD Joint Venture
with the 673d Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson. A VA
operated 50 bed Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans and 24 bed
Compensated Work Therapy Transitional Housing Program.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform all duties and responsibilities of a staff psychiatrist.
Duties include but are not limited to treatment and professional
outpatient care (including tele-mental health), psychiatric
consultations, attending treatment teams.
Outpatient Mental Health Services at the Alaska VA Healthcare
- Must be clinically competent to perform examinations,
diagnosis, therapeutic treatment, be effective in handling
emergencies, patient management and document in patient records.
Must be effective in teaching (patient education and co-workers).
Must be effective in planning and should have sound decision making
- Individual to provide professional direction and participate in
the treatment team (which includes clinical staff " psychologists,
nurses, nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, social
workers, social work associates, physician assistants, addiction
therapists), evaluate, develop and implement treatment plans;
prepare examining physician's reports for courts on commitment
cases, attend court hearings to provide testimony. A progress note
must be completed for each episode of outpatient care.
- Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy
(DO) degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
- Must have successfully completed a residency program in
psychiatry which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral
Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian
training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Canada or other appropriate Canadian medical
- Must be board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic
- Must be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the
state licensure board in any state in which a license is held.
- Must maintain current certification in American Heart
Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers.Location and Schedule
- The general assignment will be at the Muldoon Clinic and
variable length at the VA CBOCs depending on workload (Alaska VA
Healthcare System, 1201 N. Muldoon Road, Anchorage, AK 99504)
- The normal work schedule will be Monday through Friday from
8:00am to 4:30pm., with a 1 2 hour non-paid lunch break.
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