Physician - Psychiatry

Dallas, TX 75216

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Physician

Full-time position is available for a Psychiatrist in the VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service (VANTHCS MMHS) in Fort Worth, Texas. Core clinical responsibilities include providing comprehensive psychiatric medical care (assessment, consultation, treatment) to patients in the mental health outpatient Fort Worth Team. Incumbent must be skilled in general outpatient psychiatry, including diagnostic evaluations, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. He/she should be competent in the management of individuals with a broad range of clinical problems, including mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, and geriatrics. The incumbent will serve as a collaborative member of a multidisciplinary mental health team. VANTHCS MHS provides a full range of mental health services including general adult psychiatry, geriatrics, forensics, psychosomatic medicine, substance abuse sub-specialty services, trauma services, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery programs, comprehensive homeless programs, peer support services, opiate replacement programs, Mental Health Intensive Case Management, vocational rehabilitation programs, domiciliary based programs and inpatient programs including an inpatient research unit. There is ongoing active research in addiction psychiatry, PTSD, Disaster Psychiatry, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and homelessness. Clinical training programs exist for medical students, psychiatry residents and fellows, clinical psychologists, social workers and nurses. VA North Texas Health Care System has an active relationship with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as our primary affiliate.