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  • Physician Psychiatry

    Location US-NC-FT. BRAGG
    Job ID
    2017-4392
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    Very Competitive
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    Negotiable
  • Overview

    This position is located at WOMACK Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC.

     

    Fayetteville is a progressive city of 175,000 nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and the white sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. The region offers numerous historic sites, museums, entertainment venues, a historic downtown and award-winning golf courses. One of the area's greatest assets is its thriving arts and cultural community. Theatre, symphony orchestras, and museums are available, in addition to the numerous festivals and special events held throughout the year. Fayetteville city parks offer a variety of leisure activities, programs and facilities. The city is home to professional hockey and indoor football teams. The region is served by three institutions of higher learning: Fayetteville State University, Methodist University and Fayetteville Technical Community College.

    LINKS:
    Fayetteville, NC: http://fayetteville.northcarolina.com/
    Womack Army Medical Center: http://www.wamc.amedd.army.mil/

    Responsibilities

    This specialty examines, diagnoses, treats diseases affecting mental health including the brain, nervous system, substance abuse of drugs or chemicals and personality disturbances. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in treating mental illness using the biomedical approach to mental disorders, including psychotherapies. A psychiatrist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, additive, and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, and adjustment disorders. A psychiatrist is able to understand the biologic, psychological, and social components of illness, and therefore is uniquely prepared to treat the whole person. A psychiatrist is qualified to order diagnostic laboratory tests and to prescribe medications, evaluate and treat psychological and interpersonal problems, and to intervene with families who are coping with stress, crises, and other problems in living.

     

    Qualifications

    US Citizenship required.

     

    Board Certified.

     

    Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or temporary positions will be filled from this solicitation.

     

    Supervisory and non-supervisory positions will be filled from this solicitation.

     

     

    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.

     

    All Health Care Providers must be able to possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.

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