Psychiatry opportunities (Loan Repayment up to 200K) with the Illiana Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Danville, IL
The Illiana VAMC in Danville, IL has Psychiatry opportunities for Inpatient and Outpatient Psychiatrists. This opportunity includes recruitment incentives and Education Debt Reduction Student Loan Repayment up to 200K. You will perform psychiatric evaluations for a diverse population, including geriatric and post deployment combat Veterans, who are mentally ill and have psychosocial issues such as homelessness, unemployment, poor family support network and you will provide a full range of therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, suicide risk assessments, crisis intervention, and overall care of patients with psychiatric disorders.
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.
Would you like to limit your commute? How about living in a small town with access to three large cities, one of which is only 90 miles away? Danville offers all of this. We are 120 miles south of Chicago home of the - White Sox, Cubs, Bulls, Bears; Shedds Aquarium and Field Museum; Navy Pier; Rush Street and Michigan Avenue; and American Girl Place, etc. We are 210 miles from St. Louis home to the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Arch, etc. We are 90 miles West of Indianapolis home to the Indy 500, Allstate 400, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indiana State Fair, and Indianapolis Zoo. Champaign-Urbana just 35 miles away offers colleges - University of Illinois and Parkland College, fine dining, apple orchards, shopping, etc. Danville offers canoeing, hiking, camping, low cost of housing, public and private schools, variety of restaurants, parks, golf courses and shopping.
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
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.
If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:
Full and unrestricted license to practice in any US state
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About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Ken Mitchell
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.