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Psychiatrist (Outpatient)

Psychiatrist (Outpatient)

Are you a board-certified or board-eligible psychiatrist looking for a highly rewarding and well-compensated position?  Come work for the New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) in the beautiful and unique metropolitan area of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  We have full time and part-time positions available for Outpatient Mental Health Services.  The NMVAHCS is a 1a (highest) complexity facility, and we pride ourselves on the exceptional and compassionate care we provide.  Working here, you will enjoy a generous compensation package including a competitive salary augmented by annual performance pay, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, as well as 26 days of paid annual leave, 13 days of paid annual sick leave, 10 Federal holidays and authorized absence to attend CME trainings.  On-call responsibilities are minimal.  You will work within a skilled interdisciplinary team, enhancing your ability to provide the highest quality care to our Veteran population.  We have a strong academic affiliation with the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and there are many opportunities to provide teaching and clinical supervision.  Faculty appointment, rank and track dependent upon qualifications, may be available.   Albuquerque, New Mexico is a thriving, mid-sized multicultural city, nestled between the Sandia Mountains and the Rio Grande.  Our high desert community offers numerous opportunities for enjoying our 310 days of sunshine with activities such as skiing, bicycling or running on networks of trails, hot air ballooning, hiking and more.   Venues for fine dining, theatre and other entertainment offerings abound as well.  Please contact Rodrigo Escalona, MD, Director for the Behavioral Health Care Line at (505) 265-1711 ext. 2440 for more information.

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