Physician - Psychiatry

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Physician

Excellent Work Life Balance (up to 54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Psychiatry opportunities in Battle Creek, MI

 

Physicians in the VA have the distinguished opportunity to work with our Nation’s Heroes.

Practice patient driven care while enjoying excellent benefits and work-life balance. The Battle Creek VA Medical Center has an opportunity for Inpatient, Outpatient, Residential Rehabilitation and Compensation and Pensioning Psychiatrists. These opportunit4ies have minimal on-call duties. The Medical Center does not have emergency room, ICU, or CCU. We are looking for Board Certified or Board Eligible Psychiatrist with a passion for serving veterans to join our team

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

 

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

 

Welcome to Battle Creek

Battle Creek contains more land than all but two other Michigan cities. This vast land resource is home to a bustling residential and business community. Battle Creek is an energetic city on the move, ready to meet the challenges of the future. Here, you enjoy a progressive small city with an extraordinary commitment to success. City parks and paths contribute to family wellness, while school children receive world-class instruction. The Battle Creek Linear Park winds its way through the city, linking together parks and forest, lakes, rivers and streams for joggers, strollers and bicyclists. An impressive array of entertainment options pleases music lovers, sports fans, and families. Battle Creek has emerged as a major service corridor, with specialty shops, theaters, festivals, international corporate and philanthropic headquarters, professional and financial services, and government offices.

 

Benefits

Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)

on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance

possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually

VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement

No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law

up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)

 

Health:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/eligibility/#url=Overview

Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/

 

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at:

http://www.vacreers.va.gov/

 

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:

Lawrence.elliott@va.gov