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Psychiatry (Outpatient) in Kansas City, MO - Loan repayment offered

Specialty: Psychiatry

Posted: Apr 26, 2024
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Job Number: 321527
Contact Name: Mr. Charles Long (National Executive Recruitment Consultant - VA Cen)

Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Degree: MD
Board Status: N/A
Fellowship Required: No
Perm/Locum: See Notes - Perm
Workload: Full Time
Position Type:
  • Hospital
Date Posted: 04/26/2024
Contact Information
Job Number: 321527
Contact Name: Mr. Charles Long (National Executive Recruitment Consultant - VA Cen)

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Psychiatry (Outpatient) in Kansas City, MO - Loan repayment offered
Specialty: Psychiatry

Physician - Psychiatry Job in Kansas City, MO

  • Outpatient psychiatrist: This position is responsible for conducting assessments for psychiatric, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, social and any associated medical problems in the tele-psychiatry and outpatient clinical settings.
  • Fers is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits.
  • Fers basic benefits ( pension ).
  • Guaranteed Salary Increases!
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses.
  • Possibility for Research and faculty appointment at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
  • NO Physician Employment Contracts and thusly no significant restriction on moonlighting in the community.
  • Annual Performance Bonus of up to an additional $15k each year.
  • Care is delivered in a team-based model.
  • Frequency estimate is 2-3 evenings/month and 0-1 weekend/month.
  • Kansas City enjoys each of the four seasons.
  • Robust Benefits Package Outlined Below.
  • Whether you're interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country.
  • How is the pension funded?
  • Disability Retirement.
  • The selected physicians will also use appropriate treatment modalities including psychotropic medications, individual therapy, and group therapy.
  • Student Loan Repayment!
  • The city of Kansas City offers a wealth of attractions and is the home to over 2 million people with Midwestern charm and hospitality.
  • For calendar year 2015, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,00, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000.
  • The striking landscape of the revitalized city includes wide boulevards, beautiful parks, fantastic architecture and more than 200 fountains.
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option.
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan.
  • Salaries in KC are higher than the United States average, and the cost of living is significantly lower.
  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA).
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (Fers).
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA).
  • The Kansas City, MO VA Medical Center in Kansas City, MO is actively seeking a BE/BC Psychiatrists for Staff Outpatient Psychiatry opportunities.
  • Sign-ON Bonus!
  • Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any United States State or territory is permissible to work at this facility.
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service.
  • In addition to Fers, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel.
  • Outpatient duties in general mental health clinic include seeing patients for initial and follow-up mental health assessments and medication management.
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation - unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
  • Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided.
  • Office Hours: 8 am- 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement + 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
  • 10 Federal holidays per year with pay.
  • And 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.
  • The city's diversions include world-class museums, vibrant arts scene, superb shopping and great blues and jazz clubs.
  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave - you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year.
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service.
  • VA employees automatically contribute 4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12% of the employee's salary.
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution.
  • Robust Salaries IN THE 215K to 240K Range!