The Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting full-time Psychiatrists (Inpatient). Join ourinterdisciplinary treatment team, featuring expert colleagues from psychology, social work, recreation therapy and nursing. We are an active teaching hospital affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine with supervision of medical students and possibly residents. Manageable patient volume—manage an average of 8 acutely ill patients.
Assistance with payment of outstanding med school loans (up to $200K) may be available, along with possibility of sign-on bonus!
Our Inpatient Mental Health Unit is housed in a brand-new state of the art patient centered facility with residential qualities that supports a focus on recovery, patient safety, and engagement. Design elements engendering a sense of healing are landscaped gardens, recreation, social spaces, and natural light throughout the interior spaces. The center is the new standard for VA facilities and was the basis for VA’s “Design Guide for Mental Health Facilities.”
The Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System is a large and complex facility with inpatient, outpatient, residential and homeless services. Located in Palo Alto, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley, with beautiful weather, great food, a large multicultural population and a multitude of outdoor activities. Palo Alto is 30 miles from San Francisco, the beach and the mountains.
Competitive pay based on training, experience and local labor market
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license
CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid absences for CME courses
Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws
No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 10 paid federal holidays; 15 days military
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance available w/ affordable premiums
Nationwide Mobility – Relocate without loss of benefits or pay
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.