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Psychiatrist - Memphis, TN VA (Physician #)

Company: Ghost Inc
Location: Memphis
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

The Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC) has a requirement for one Full-Time Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist to provide services onsite at the Memphis VAMC.

Place of Performance: Memphis VAMC, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104. Period of Performance: 1 Sep 19 thru 31 Aug 20 Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm Requirements:

  • License - The contractor's physician(s) assigned by the contractor to perform the services covered by this contract shall have a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia) when services are performed onsite on VA property.
    • All licenses held by the personnel working on this contract shall be full and unrestricted licenses. Contractor's physician(s) who have current, full and unrestricted licenses in one or more states, but who have, or ever had, a license restricted, suspended, revoked, voluntarily revoked, voluntarily surrendered pending action or denied upon application will not be considered for the purposes of this contract.
    • Board Certification - All contractor's physician(s) shall be Board Certified /Board Eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry
    • National Provider Identifier (NPI ) : NPI is a standard, unique 10-digit numeric identifier required by HIPAA. The Veterans Health Administration must use NPIs in all HIPAA-standard electronic transactions for individual (health care practitioners) and organizational entities (medical centers). The contractor shall have or obtain appropriate NPI and if pertinent the Taxonomy Code confirmation notice issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) be provided to the Contracting Officer with the proposal.
    • DEA - Contractor shall provide copy of current DEA certificate.
    • BLS: Must be currently certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or equivalency. Certification must be through American Heart Association Statement of Work: Scope of Care : Contractor's physician(s) as appropriate and within scope of services to be performed by the contractor will be done so in accordance with and in compliance with VA mandates, policies and procedures, Joint Commission, Federal and State laws, and regulations of the Medical Staff by-laws of the VA Medical Center. with services, including, but not limited to: Inpatient Care : All psychiatrists will be required to work in collaboration with Mental Health staff who are part-time or full time salaried by the VA for inpatient care duties including but not limited to:
      • Operating and collaborating physician's patients
      • Seeing 1C/1D Psychiatry Service - Ward Patients.
      • Admitting
      • Diagnosis of patients
      • Developing Treatment Plans
      • Managing, including the performance of timely treatment
      • Discharge/Transfer
      • Including all needed medical record documentation Outpatient Care:
        • Seeing all new patient referrals with accompanying medical records
        • Seeing severely mental ill patients
        • Evaluation disposition E-consult
        • Post-discharged follow up
        • Patients must be seen by provider in 30 days Clinic and Residential Care: Contractor's physician(s) shall provide clinical psychiatry services. Clinical duties include direct patient care. Contractor's physician (s)shall operate the clinic, examine patients, and interpret reports as required by the VA. Contractor's physician(s) shall be present and on time for any scheduled clinics as documented by physical presence in the clinic. The contractor's employees will be required to work with VA staff. Should clinic hours need to be changed, VA will provide the contractor a thirty-day advanced notice of the change. Approximate case load is as follows: to 6.5 patient bookable hours per day. 6 patients for an hour each or roughly 12 patients for one half-hour each; or any combination of one-hour and one-half hour appointments per day totaling 6 to 6.5 bookable patient hours per day." Peer Review : The contractor shall provide professional Psychiatry Service with Mental Health expertise for peer review of selected cases. This shall include, but not be limited to: tort claims, patient family complaints, Mental Health case reviews, peer reviews, and benefit appeals. Scheduling : Contractor and VA Chief of Mental Health shall prepare monthly call schedules for coverage of Mental Health emergencies. A draft schedule shall be submitted to the office of the VA Chief, Mental Health Service/Administrative Officer within five (5) working days prior to the end of each month. S cope of Care: Contractor's physician(s) (as appropriate and within scope of practice/privileging) shall be responsible for providing psychiatry care, including, but not limited to: Mental Health Services : Contractor's physician(s) shall provide comprehensive clinical Mental Health Psychiatry services in a manner that is compliant with InterQual admission and discharge criteria. Post-Discharge Follow-Up : Contractor's physician(s) will follow up with Veterans within for inclusion in departmental reports. Consults: Contractor's physician(s) shall provide consultative services at the patient's bedside if the patient is not ambulatory and in the clinic setting if the patient is able to report to the outpatient clinic. Procedures shall be scheduled for completion within 30 days of the date of the consult. Medications : Contractor's physician(s) shall follow all established medication policies and procedures. No sample medications shall be provided to patients. Discharge education: Contractor's physician(s) shall provide discharge education and follow up instructions that are coordinated with the next care setting for all mental health clinical. Mental Health operations are to be performed in collaboration with other mental health providers and trainees. Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: Ghost Inc, Memphis , Psychiatrist - Memphis, TN VA (Physician #), Healthcare , Memphis, Tennessee

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