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Physician (Psychiatry/Pediatrics)

at Civilian Corps

Posted: 10/19/2018
Job Reference #: 4901
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Job Description

  • LocationUS-HI-HONOLULU
    Job ID
    2018-4901
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Salary Range
    Very Competitive
    Recruitment Bonus
    Yes
    Relocation Assistance
    Yes
    Student Loan Repayment
    No
  • Overview

    • Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 12.05% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

    This position is located in the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center at the Tripler Army Medical Center, HI.

    • Completion of subspecialty fellowship training in addiction psychiatry is considered highly desirable.
    • Located in Honolulu, next to Tripler Army Medical Center, Fort Shafter is home to U.S. Army Pacific and Pacific Ocean Division, Army Corps of Engineers. Fort Shafter has a large commissary, an exchange, and 1 shoppette. Recreation at Fort Shafter includes arts and crafts, auto hobby, bowling, camping, gym, library, swimming pools, tennis, and theater.
    • Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

    Key Requirements

    • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
    • A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
    • May be required to work on-call.

    Responsibilities

    As a Physician (Psychiatry), you will:

    • Perform duties as a practitioner and consultant in Psychiatry at the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center (IPMC).
    • Provide outpatient psychiatric medical care to adult outpatients with chronic pain syndromes and substance use disorders (SUD's).
    • Exercise initiative and sound judgment in establishing evaluation techniques, developing treatment and rehabilitation plans, and providing appropriate and safe therapeutic treatment services, which may include psycho-education classes.

    Qualifications

    Basic Requirements: Degree: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country). Position requires a Degree in Medicine, completion of Residency in Psychiatry, Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry. In addition to the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of appropriate specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Specialized experience must be clearly documented in your resume, and must demonstrate skill and ability to perform a full range of psychiatric analysis and treatment for all patients; broad knowledge of psychiatric evaluation and treatment activities to include individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and somatic therapies; and knowledge of other modalities to include family therapy, pharmacotherapy, community psychiatry and liaison therapy.