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This position is in Substance Abuse and Recovery (STAR) and Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM), programs of Mental Health Services at the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System which is affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

This staff addiction psychiatrist has clinical responsibilities for outpatient management to eligible Veterans with a continuum of care of substance abuse services. STAR offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary team consisting of other psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, and psychiatric nurses and psychosocial treatment to Veterans with active substance use disorders.

The Substance Abuse and Recovery (STAR) provides:
Detoxification/medically-supervised withdrawal/stabilization
Treatment/discharge planning
Contract bed placement
Intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment
Sobriety maintenance
Methadone and Suboxone clinic
Aftercare outpatient treatment

Medication management
Case management
24/7 On-Call crisis management and supportive contact
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

Careers in virtually all specialties, with opportunities to be involved in research and academics and remember - with one unrestricted license, you can practice anywhere! Great benefits and leadership programs to boot!