The VA Maine Healthcare System is seeking 3 Outpatient Psychiatrists (board certified/eligible) to join our team at the Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta, ME. Addiction medicine certification is preferred but not mandatory.
Enjoy a collegial environment while providing care to some of the best patients on earth, your United States Veterans.
Practice evidence-based, patient centered medicine in a high-tech environment without the hassles of running a practice, high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs.
The VHA offers an attractive comprehensive compensation package that includes professional development and work/life balance.
With 10 Federal Holidays, 26 work days of annual leave, 13 annual sick days (unlimited accrual) and robust federal benefits.
A current, unrestricted license from any US state allows you to practice in any VHA facility anywhere.
Education Debt Reduction Program up to $120K may be available to physicians with qualifying loans.
Come make this natural retreat your home and enjoy four beautiful seasons with endless opportunities for rest and relaxation.
I look forward to assisting you.
Please feel free to share this opportunity with any physician that you feel would be a good fit in helping to serve our Nation’s Heroes!
VA Maine Healthcare System proudly serves Maine's veterans at a main campus in Augusta or any of nine outpatient clinics. It's a modern 67-operational bed facility with general medical, surgical and mental health beds, as well as 65 Skilled-Longer Stay beds, a 25-bed Dementia Unit, and a hospice unit. The oldest veterans' facility in the country (est. 1866), much of its 500+ acres is natural woodland habitat for wildlife. Living in Maine offers excellent quality of life and access to many cultural and recreational activities.
Competitive salaries, generous leave package, health & life insurance benefits, and retirement benefits. Additionally, the right candidate will experience the sense of patriotism and pride associated with working with veterans. The incumbent is eligible to participate in a pension program as well as a matching Thrift Savings Plan which is similar to a 401K. Candidates with prior military experience may be able to combine their accrued military retirement credit with VA pension benefits.
Live in Augusta, or within easy commuting distance, in the mid-coast region, in the mountains, or lakeside. Safe communities with highly rated school systems. Variety of outdoors recreational destinations, near-by college and university campuses, and other cultural events are some examples of what central Maine has to offer. Living in Maine offers excellent quality of life and access to many cultural and recreational activities.
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.