MEDCOM

Physician (Psychiatry/Pediatrics)

US-KY-FT. CAMPBELL
Job ID
2017-4319
# Positions
1
Category
Behavioral Health
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Yes
Relocation Assistance
Yes
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

This position is located at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital , Behavioral Health Department Team A, at Fort Campbell, KY.

 

 

Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky/Tennessee border between Hopkinsville and Clarksville, directly off of I-24 and only 40 miles NW of Nashville. Fort Campbell is the 2nd largest army base in the world. Although the base is considered part of Kentucky, the majority of employees reside in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation and has a lower cost of living than most cities in the U.S. Residents and visitors enjoy year-round golfing and outdoor activities along the Riverwalk. Additionally, there are many shops, eateries, and farmer's markets of downtown Clarksville to enjoy. With its brick sidewalks, tree lined streets, decorative lighting and park benches, the historic area is drawing new attention. For more information, visit http://www.clarksvillecvb.com/.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

As a Physician (Psychiatry/Pediatrics), you will:

  • Provide a full range of treatment services including consultation, evaluation, and treatment of emergency, complex, and routine cases in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Provide routine, intensive, complex, and emergency intakes/extended evaluations for a variety of emotional, psychological, developmental, and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents.
  • Perform physical and neurological evaluation pertinent to the assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.
  • Develop an individualized biopsychosocial treatment plan based on the child and adolescent's diagnosis, personal and family history, current family situation, laboratory, and other diagnostic tests.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

 

US Citizenship required

 

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 CV, 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.

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