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The incumbent will work as a member of a disciplinary mental health care team collaborating with other services as needed to provide mental health care to veterans enrolled in the VA Health Care System.

The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for completing psychiatric evaluations and comprehensive consultations on new clinic referrals, and follow-up and management of all psychiatric disorders
Autonomous responsibility for patients with a wide range of complex psychosocial concerns (must be well versed in a variety of treatment modalities)
Coordinates care for patients to assure the care is timely, appropriate, high quality, and cost effective
Provides professional assessment, coordination, and planning of all mental health disorders
Prescribes interventions of treatments which may include the prescriptions of medications
Provides diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions / diseases
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.

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