Seeking Psychiatrists and Skilled Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
Manchester New Hampshire VA Medical Center / Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Veterans Health Administration
You are invited to join a team-oriented medical staff providing care for those who have served. Manchester VA Medical Center's services include urgent care, primary care, ambulatory surgery, specialty clinics, mental health services, hospital-based home care, community acute care, and long term care. In addition to the medical center, it also operates four (4) community-based outpatient clinics and is internationally recognized for its research in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), bi-polar, suicidal issues and other behavioral disorders and, the service plans to expand its Suboxone program. Academic affiliations include Dartmouth Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Rivier School of Nursing, and more will afford you the opportunity to potentially work with medical students and physician assistant trainees. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in several committees.
The VA Medical Center in Manchester NH is seeking experienced psychiatrists for the Medical Center and the Tilton, NH Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). Responsibilities include psychiatric evaluation and treatment, consultation with multidisciplinary teams, initiation of mental health and substance abuse treatment as well as development of treatment plans in a variety of settings. Must be available for back-up consultation for Mental Health on-call providers which occurs about every 3-4 months. Providers have a key role in a multi-disciplinary team with seasoned and dedicated MH clinicians within specialty Mental Health Clinics. Providers have one (1) hour for new patients and 30 minutes for follow-ups and hours are generally 8 AM-4:30 PM with dedicated admin time. Once new providers are settled in, the potential for flexible hours is possible.
Psychiatrists are entitled to 11 federal holidays and also receive nearly 6 weeks of paid annual leave. The physician is eligible to participate in a pension program as well as a matching Thrift Savings Plan which is similar to a 401K. Candidates with prior military experience may be able to combine their accrued military retirement credit with VA pension benefits. First year salary may be up to $250K for a full-time Psychiatrist with the right level of experience and motivation. You should hold an unrestricted US license (does not need to be a New Hampshire license).
Manchester is the largest city in northern New England, the economic and cultural capital of New Hampshire, and home to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport - one of the largest airports in New England. Manchester offers abundant opportunities for residents, visitors and tourists alike. Whatever you are looking for is within reach; the beautiful White Mountains and Lakes Region are to the North, the Atlantic Ocean and fine Seacoast life to the East, beautiful countryside throughout the state and a host of activities, culture and dining experiences are all right here.
For more information about this opportunity, Email your CV to Larry Elliott at Larry.Elliott@va.gov.