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. Learn more. New York City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Brooklyn, NY is one of the 5 boroughs in NYC with a population of over 2 million. Brooklyn, NY is home to many attractions such as Coney Island, Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanical garden, and Brooklyn Bridge park. Brooklyn, NY is also know for its delicious pizza & restaurants as well as its great transportation system. The Brooklyn Campus is a tertiary care, academically-affiliated with the State University of New York-Downstate (SUNY). The Brooklyn Campus has bed services in acute medicine, surgery, psychiatry and residential substance abuse. Specialized programs exist in comprehensive cancer care and non-invasive cardiology. The Cancer Care Program includes special expertise in palliative care and radiation oncology. The Brooklyn Campus is apart of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System (VA NYHHS) which consists of three campuses located in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; the East Side of Manhattan; and in St. Albans, Queens. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. EDRP Authorized: Contact VISN2EDRPCoordinators@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Duties/Responsibilities of the position includes: Primary provider of psychiatric care for designated patients; Provide psychiatric examination and treatment and coordination of medical care with patient's Primary Care Provider; Responsible for emergent and/or triage functions for walk-in patients; Coordinating consultations and referrals of patients to other medical and/or Mental Health services; Coordinating preventive health care needs according to established guidelines and sound psychiatric practice; and Reviewing of patient care and treatment decision Work Schedule: Monday- Friday; 8:00am- 4:30pm
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