Physician (Psychiatrist)

Location DE-Vilseck
Job ID
# Positions
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Relocation Assistance
Student Loan Repayment


This position will be open on or about February of 2019.


Bavaria Medical Activity(BMEDDAC) headquarters is located at Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany.


This healthcare treatment facility has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, a nationally recognized healthcare accreditation organization. Click the Gold Seal to see The Joint Commission's Quality Report for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and its outlying health clinics in Germany, Belgium and Italy.


BMEDDAC provides the command and control for an ambulatory network of seven primary care health clinics throughout Bavaria that, combined, support over 40,000 Soldiers and Family Members in the Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels, Illesheim, Katterbach, and Vilseck communities.

The clinics are out-patient primary care or ambulatory clinics and are capable of providing urgent care, routine care, and wellness examinations.  Ambulatory care is defined as medical services that are provided as an out-patient.  Services include diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.  The health clinics do provide some special resources such as physical therapy, optometry, audiology, and behavioral health.

Resources are shared in the BMEDDAC footprint.  When Soldiers are redeployed, providers and staff are often rerouted to the redeploying community to help the returning Soldiers during the reintegration period.



Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and/or on call as required by the mission.

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.



Performs duties as a practitioner and consultant in Psychiatry with emphasis on problems of all levels of complexity and must come to the position with knowledge and experience (ideally working with the military population) providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, the inpatient service, partial hospitalization service, intensive outpatient services, routine outpatient services, consultation liaison services and must be well-versed to transition to any area as required. Provides continuing follow-up care for chronic inpatients and outpatients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc. Provides psychiatric care for walk-in patients presenting with acute illnesses of minor and major proportions. The psychiatrist is expected to exercise initiative and sound judgment in establishing evaluation techniques, developing treatment and rehabilitation plans and providing appropriated therapeutic treatment services. Examines and conducts thorough studies of presenting patients and evaluates laboratory and clinical findings, prescribing appropriated treatment or referring patient to appropriated specialty clinics. Collaborates with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multifaceted problems. Provides professional consultation, supervision and collaborative medical support to other professional staff such as psychologists, advanced practical nurses, social workers, as well as military specific liaison work with commanders.


Basic Requirement for Physician


•  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 applicants 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).
•  Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.
•  Licensure/Certification: Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
•  Experience Required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Psychiatry. 




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