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Psychiatrist, VA Medical Center, Sheridan, Wyoming

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The Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in Sheridan, Wyomingis seeking a full-time Board-Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist.
At VA, our mission is clear: to provide unparalleled care to our Nation's Veterans. As a Psychiatrist at VA, you'll serve as a core member of an interdisciplinary team responsible for assessing and treating mental illness, working with primary care and other health care professionals in an effort to provide the best, most comprehensive care possible.
Now more than ever, VA is focused on helping Veterans recover from mental illness and allow our Nation's heroes to live their lives to their fullest potential. For many of America's Veterans, some battles begin after their service ends. They struggle to readjust to civilian life, and VA Psychiatrists are key to helping Veterans -- and their families -- successfully make that adjustment.
The Sheridan VAMC has 208 beds and serves nearly 12,500 Veterans yearly. The Medical Center boast eight Community Based Outpatient Clinics, located strategically across Wyoming. Each clinic, along with the Medical Center, is staffed to provide a wide range of health and mental health services.
Psychiatrist Openings in Sheridan, Wyoming
Come join a team of dedicated medical professionals at the Sheridan VA Medical Center in Sheridan, WY.
Mental Health
The Mental Health Residential (MHR) program has 40 beds and is a multidisciplinary treatment program with four specialty tracks that provide treatment emphasis in those areas where the individual is found to have the most need. These four specialty tracks are Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Co-Occurring Disorders, and Substance Abuse (SA). Referrals for these programs primarily come from other VA facilities located within VISN19.
Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (DRRTP)
The DRRTP is a 40-bed therapeutic residential facility for homeless Veterans. The focus is to provide quality psychosocial services and facilitate recovery in a safe environment. Vocational rehabilitation is a primary component of the program. The program is strength based, and treatment and discharge plans are comprehensive and individualized. Length of stay is 90 to 120 days.
Mental Health Clinic
The clinic provides adult and geriatric outpatient mental health services which includes individual consultation and treatment and group activities by a cadre of mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychology technicians, and registered nurses. Specialized treatment offered through the Mental Health Clinic includes psychological testing, medication management, smoking cessation, diet counseling, and injection clinics. Group therapy for inpatients and outpatients is conducted in the Mental Health Clinic. All Veterans seeking treatment in the Mental Health Program are processed through the Mental Health Clinic. Eligibility is established, means test completed, and admissions processed to any of the mental health programs.
o Veterans participating in the Mental Health Residential Program are treated for their medical needs in the Mental Health Clinic. A daily sick call is provided for these patients.
o Services for homeless Veterans and community case management are also provided through the Mental Health Clinic.
o Telemental health services to the five CBOCs and the State Veterans Home of Wyoming are provided through the Mental Health Clinic.
These outpatient services are scheduled from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
VA psychiatrists enjoy an impressive work/life balance as well as the following benefits:
Competitive salaries
Generous vacation, personal, and sick leave
Health, retirement and paid medical liability benefits
Any State Medical License
Claims covered by Federal Tort Act


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