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Licensed Psychiatrist

Company: Far Government Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

FAR Government, Inc. (FARGOV) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, economically disadvantaged woman-owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve and protect the American people.

Job Title: Psychiatrist (On-Site only)

Location: VAMD Battle Creek, MI

Working Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm (possibility for extended hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays)

Commitment: Both full-time and part-time positions available

Salary: Negotiable

Job Summary:


  • Must have a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in psychiatry
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalency (or willing to obtain)
  • Must be ability to speak, understand, read and write English fluently.

    Duties (non-exhaustive):
    • Provide Psychiatry care and includes: Physical Assessment, Psychiatric Evaluations and Mental Status Exams, Psychotherapy, Pharmacotherapy, Consultation, Clinical Supervision, General Medical Condition Care, Group Psychotherapy, Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, Treatment Team meetings, Discharge Planning, referring patients to specialty care, histories and physicals, order prescriptions, labs, x-rays, and other pertinent tests, completes documentation requirements in a timely manner as

      per policy, completion of consults on other inpatient locations at the facility, and occasionally evaluates outpatients for medication.
      • Contracted psychiatrists shall have an active and valid DEA license and shall have the ability to prescribe Buprenorphine and Clozapine.
      • Provide inpatient/outpatient, Urgent Care, APOD, psychiatric services to new (to the VA system) and established patients. In general, the inpatient care includes acute, rehabilitative and long-term treatment as well as comprehensive psychiatric services to eligible Veterans and outpatient care diagnosis mental disorders, medication evaluation and management, conducts psychiatric assessments, treats mental disorders through a variety of modalities and provides adjunctive intervention for treatment of medical disorders.
      • Attend patient on site at Battle Creek Medical Center in a timely manner in accordance with VA Rules and Regulations on clinic wait times and consult completion.
      • Psychiatrists shall be available and present in assigned area during normal clinic hours.
      • Contract psychiatrists shall enter into an equal rotation with existing employee psychiatrists for on call coverage.
      • Provide Psychiatry coverage to the Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Psychiatric consultation to the Medical Center, evaluate veterans in need of mental health care in the Urgent Care setting, and process needs including possible admissions, respond to Psychiatric emergencies and provide triage reviews of outside facilities requesting transfer to Battle Creek VAMC Mental Health Inpatient Mental Health unit.
      • Triage Duties: Provide Psychiatric review/clinical review of outside hospitals/emergency rooms requests for possible admission to Battle Creek VAMC Inpatient Mental Health.

        Why FAR Government?

        You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

        FAR Government is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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Keywords: Far Government Inc., Battle Creek , Licensed Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Battle Creek, Michigan

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