Physician - Psychiatry

Mather, CA

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Physician

Whether you’re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you’ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you’ll get from caring for those who have served our country.

Full-time Psychiatrist Opportunities - VA Northern California Health Care System

  • Martinez, CA - Addictions, Primary Care-Mental Health Integration

  • Sacramento, CA – General Mental Health, Addictions, Palliative Medicine (0.3)

  • Chico, CA –  General Mental Health (no on-call at this clinic)

  • Redding, CA –  General Mental Health (no on-call at this clinic)

  • Other part time opportunities in Women’s Health, Bariatric Surgery, Primary Care-Mental Health Integration may become available in near future so express your interest now!
  • All positions include clinical videoconferencing (CVT), VA VideoConnect (VVT), telephone and upcoming mobile health technologies.


Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer beach, mountains, snow, etc. The VA offers outstanding working conditions for a satisfying work-life balance, a competitive salary and excellent benefits including malpractice insurance. Must be US citizen or PRA.


Candidates must be: 1) US Citizen, 2) Board Prepared/Certified in Psychiatry, and 3) Have full, unrestricted medical license in any State.


  • 26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment)

  • 13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap)

  • 10 paid Federal holidays

  • Flexible scheduling, Limited on-call (by phone only, 1 week/ 3-4 times per year)

  • Competitive Salary ($200,000-$264,000)

  • Malpractice protection covered by the Federal government

  • Annual Physician Performance Pay

  • Market Pay reviewed biennially for possible increase

  • Outstanding number of health plans from which to choose including vision and dental

  • CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC

  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) may be authorized for highly qualified candidates. This incentive comes with up to $120,000 tax-free over 5-years.



Interested candidates may forward their CV to:

Crystal Keeler, VANCHCS Physician Recruiter

Fax (916) 843-7078

Feel free to also call (916) 843-9256 with questions.


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