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Addiction Psychiatry job

Company: Caduceus Healthcare
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Department of Veterans Affairs

Place of Performance:

  • South Cobb VA Clinic, 2400 Herodian Way, Smyrna, GA 30080
  • Oakwood VA Clinic, 4175 Tanners Creek Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
  • Atlanta VA Clinic 250 N. Arcadia Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Pickens VA Clinic, 934 E. Church Street, Jasper GA 30143
  • Atlanta VA Medical Center, 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA, 30033
  • South Fulton VA Clinic, 1800 Phoenix Boulevard, College Park, GA 30349
  • Fort McPherson VA Clinic, 1701 Hardee Ave., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
  • Covington VA Clinic 10155 Eagle Drive, Covington, GA 30014

    Schedule: Full-Time, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Period of Performance: One (1) Year; December 1, 2022 – November 30, 2023


    • Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
    • Active Medical License in ANY State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
    • Must be Board Certified or Eligible per the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).
    • Minimum one (1) year of experience.
    • Experience working with Veterans Affairs (VA) is highly preferred.
    • Experience with an Electronic Medical Records Systems.
    • Active DEA registration.
    • Active BLS.
    • Must be US citizen.

      Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

      • Evaluation, Emergent Treatment and Management: Employment of the principles of emergency care for life/limb threats, resuscitation and stabilization, triage, diagnosis, and disposition.
      • Responsible for providing comprehensive psychiatric services for Veterans enrolled for care in the Atlanta VA Healthcare System Outpatient Clinics.
      • Provide general psychiatric care to male and female adult Veterans which includes, but is not limited to, conducting diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric consultation, medication management, and individual psychotherapy.
      • Prescribe the appropriate psychotropic medications, provides general clinical management of patients, and requests appropriate consultations with other medical disciplines.
      • Assess risk factors and develops a preliminary disposition plan, involving the Veteran (and with his/her consent,) the family/significant other.
      • Provide treatment for common diagnoses to include anxiety disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depression and other mood disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, other Serious Mental Illnesses, and mental disorder related to Traumatic Brain Injuries.
      • Provides assessment of serious and complicated cases involving psychiatric illness, catastrophic medical conditions, dementia and other high-risk diagnoses.
      • Exercise clinical judgment in the selection of or adaptation of standard and accepted clinical theories, techniques, and practices in treating patients or developing new techniques and programs for the treatment of specialized problems or clinical populations.
      • Be a member of a behavioral health interdisciplinary treatment team and will work collaboratively with other disciplines on the team in providing comprehensive care.
      • Establish professional working relationships with clinical service providers within the medical center and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's), providing telephone and curbside consultation as needed and screening consults that are received for appropriateness prior to scheduling.

        For additional information and compensation information, please email your most recent resume/CV to We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Keywords: Caduceus Healthcare, Smyrna , Addiction Psychiatry job, Healthcare , Smyrna, Georgia

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