Psychiatrist Opportunity at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Canandaigua, NY
Please Come and Care for Our Veterans!
Outpatient mental health services. Provide care to our Veterans in Canandaigua as well as Rochester Outpatient Clinic. The Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Rochester. Duties include management of patients with general psychiatric and PTSD and addictive disorders. Valid and unrestricted DEA permit to provide suboxone treatment to opiate dependent patients preferred. Leadership qualities needed to work with multi-disciplinary team to assist veterans with additional problems of homelessness and unemployment.
VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance. VA does so through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage. Our physicians do so by using their generous vacation/personal leave.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package.
If you’d like to be contacted by someone about this opportunity, please feel free to e-mail me your CV and I’ll be happy to connect you with the appropriate individual(s) who can then speak with you specifically about the opportunity.
The Canandaigua VA Medical Center, part of VA Healthcare Network Upstate New York is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, 30 miles southeast of Rochester in Canandaigua, New York. Providing inpatient and outpatient care to veterans living in upstate New York since 1933, the Medical Center provides numerous health care programs and services.
Located on 150 acres with 14 patient care buildings, the Canandaigua VA Medical Center provides: •Primary care
•Mental health care
•Disease prevention and wellness programs
•Alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation
•Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) care
•Community living center (nursing home) care
The Medical Center has been designated as a VA Center of Excellence for research and education of mental health issues. The national VA Suicide/Crisis Hotline call center is also located on the Canandaigua campus.
The Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic is affiliated with the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. The outpatient clinic offers primary care, specialty care, mental health care, a day treatment center, alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation, routine lab work, immunizations, and wellness and disease management programs.
The Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic serve patients from Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. Both facilities maintain academic affiliations with Daeman College, Finger Lakes Community College, Keuka College, Nazareth College, New York Chiropractic, Roberts Wesleyan, Rochester Institute of Technology, St. John Fisher, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport and the University of Rochester.
About Canandaigua, New York
Canandaigua has a unique combination of scenic beauty and small town charm. It is host to many attractions including Sonnenberg Gardens, Granger Homestead, Roseland Water Park, numerous bed and breakfasts, camps, and cottages along a pristine 16-mile long lake. Only a 30 minute drive from downtown Rochester, there is an array of other attractions nearby.
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.
To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
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.
More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.
VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.