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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 2:29 AM

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) is the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Medical students, residents, and fellows train at our facility. The selected candidate must also be eligible for a facultyn appointment with the University of Arizona. The SAVAHCS is a tertiary care facility providing a full range of clinical services including cardiac surgery and neurosurgery. The SAVAHCS is a flagship quality provider within the VA and was a 2012 winner of the prestigious Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Award. The SAVAHCS offers a beautiful 150-acre campus with a full range of medical and mental health services for Veterans, including a 31-bed inpatient psychiatry unit, a 25-bed mental health residential rehabilitation program, intensive outpatient programs, homeless programs, and more. Tucson is a great place to live for families, people who enjoy outdoor activities (hiking, cycling, running, etc.) and those who enjoy rich culture and an affiliation with a world class University. Tucson truly is a city with a friendly, small-town feel. As a SAVAHCS psychiatrist you will provide care to Veterans with mental health disorders as part of an integrated team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and clinical pharmacists. Our psychiatrists have an assigned Care Coordinator who triages walk-in patients, answers patient phone calls, and serves as a physician extender as appropriate. Intakes are scheduled for 60 minutes, follow ups are 30 minutes. Our psychiatrists are scheduled for 6 clinical hours per day. Call is limited to 3-4 weeks per year of home call (psychiatry resident is first call) and in-house rounding on the weekend. Weekend days are compensated by having weekdays off. Alternative working conditions, such as telework and compressed tours will be considered. Teaching opportunities with the University of Arizona Medical School are available. Preferred Experience: Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry Clinical contact: Dr. Lucretia Vaughan (520)792-1450 ext. 1792 or e-mail Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Federal Benefits for Full-Time Physicians: * 26 days paid vacation per year * 13 days sick leave per year * 10 paid holidays * 15 days military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard * Health and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement) * Pay for performance up to an amount equal to 7.


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