Over 1 Million Paying Vacancies Available. Discover Your Dream Vacancy with Us!

Are you looking for a Psychiatrist (Program Manager)? We suggest you consider a direct vacancy at Veterans Health Administration in Eglin AFB. The page displays the terms, salary level, and employer contacts Veterans Health Administration person

Job opening: Psychiatrist (Program Manager)

Salary: $265 000 - 320 000 per year
City: Eglin AFB
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application.


***Internal employees apply to 12297040*** VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Learn more. EDRP Authorized: Contact Brandilyn Wasson, [email protected], the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) Program Manager in Mental Health Service Line encompasses four Community Based Outpatient Clinics and the main campus which spans three states (MS, AL and FL) across 300 miles. GVHCS is customer-service oriented, meeting a variety of emotional, psychological, behavioral, interpersonal, and social needs of patients. The Program Manager will assist in overseeing a multispecialty SUD & Pain Management Programs consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurse practitioners, nurses and other multi-disciplinary team members who are part of our level IC organization. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Incumbent will have broad program manager responsibility for one of the major programs in the Gulf Coast Behavioral Health Service (S). The service delivers specialized, complex, highly professional care that are important program components of the organization and significantly impact the healthcare of Veterans. Decisions made by the program manager affect staff and other resources associated with the programs managed and are made while exercising wide latitude and independent judgement. The program manager will have direct reports including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists, neuropsychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional mental health counselors, addiction therapists, vocational rehabilitation specialists, and peer support specialists. The incumbent will monitor work performance to ensure that requirements are satisfied; and interpret and process a wide variety of data related to program planning in the specialized needs of the Veterans. Preparation of special reports and responses, Congressional responses, briefing papers, issue briefs, and decision papers for Medical Center leadership, which may be highly sensitive, confidential, and complex; is a requirement of the position. The incumbent will develop policies and procedures and may also develop performance standards, position descriptions and functional statements. They will monitor the clinical performance of staff, conduct performance appraisals, and perform other clinical and administrative responsibilities to ensure that the mission of the service and the Medical Center has been satisfied. They may set training objectives for staff and delegate responsibilities to subordinate sections. Effectively manages general personnel policies and established practices regarding program operations, as they relate to key employees and management actions. Monitors and reports to Office of the ACOS regarding status of Mental Health Performance Measures for the Medical Center, with preparation and implementation oversight for any corrective actions necessary. Serve as high level liaison with: local, state and national officials; community based special interest groups; community based agencies and other health care providers; and representatives of affiliate institutions of higher learning (e.g., professional schools of medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, etc.). Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 0800 - 1630



To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Additional Requirement: Preferred Experience: Management experience. Experience in a medical psychology specialty including GeroPsychology, neuropsychology behavioral medicine, blind rehabilitation, Sleep Psychology, etc. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Work is sedentary but also demands: Light lifting/carrying (under 15lbs); Use of fingers; Both hands/legs required; Walking (2 hours); Standing/Repeated bending (1 hour); Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in other. Reaching above shoulder. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Hearing (aid may be permitted)


Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
  1. Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
  2. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
  3. For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. [If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must still confirm that the medical school meets (or met) ECFMG eligibility requirements for the year the candidate graduated.]
NOTE: The Under Secretary of Health or designee in the VHA Central Office may approve the appointment under authority of 38 U.S.C. 7405 of a physician graduate of a school of medicine not covered above if the candidate is to be assigned to a research, academic, or administrative position with no patient care responsibilities. The appointment will be made only in exceptional circumstances where the candidate's credentials clearly demonstrate high professional attainment or expertise in the specialty area.


  • Address Biloxi VA Medical Center 400 Veterans Avenue Biloxi, MS 39531 US
  • Name: Kayla Douglas
  • Email: [email protected]


Similar vacancies

Psychiatrist (Program Manager) Feb 16 2024
$265 000 - 320 000

***External applicants apply to 12297049*** VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Learn more. EDRP...

Physician -Chief Medical Officer Primary Care Sep 01 2023
$240 000 - 275 000

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/ Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Maybe eligible for highly qualified candidates Permanent Change of Sta...

Physician-Psychiatrist-Outpatient Nov 03 2023
$230 000 - 282 480

is an Open Continuous Announcement and will remain open until December 29, 2023, or until the position is filled. Eligible applications will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies...

Physician-Primary Care Feb 06 2024
$220 000 - 300 000

Eglin- Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Eglin AFB, Florida - Nestled between Fort Walton and Valparaiso, Eglin AFB is a great place to live and work with a low cost of living, a rich historical ...

Physician-Primary Care Oct 20 2023
$220 000 - 240 000

This is an open-continuous announcement and will remain open until December 22, 2023, or until the position is filled (if a selection is made and offer accepted, announcement will be closed). Qualifie...