MEDCOM

Psychiatry Physician

US-GA-FT. STEWART
Job ID
2017-4418
# Positions
1
Category
Medical

Overview

Are you looking for a change in your career? Have you ever thought that something is missing within your career? Where has your practice lead you? Do you need new aspiration and drive?

If you have answered yes to some or all of the above, then we have the RIGHT OPPORTUNITY for you!!

 

Background:

We are looking for a Psychiatry Physician in support of our Military Servicemen, Families and Retirees.  

 

As a civilian family practice physician you will play an integral role in providing exceptional healthcare to the Soldiers and Families in our great Army and the 3rd Infantry Division.  Enjoy the benefits of a full inpatient and outpatient EMR with digital radiography. 

 

•This position will be located at Department of Behavioral Medicine, Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH), Team B, Ft. Stewart, GA.
•Applications will be reviewed and referred for selection as vacancies occur within the organization.
•This position is for the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) initiative. This work involves treating soldiers with a broad range of behavioral health concerns in specific combat divisions at various locations around the world.
•Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
•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.
•Coastal living is at its best in Liberty County, with a range of recreational and leisure activities to suit any lifestyle. Fort Stewart is located 42 miles southwest of Savanna, one of America's most picturesque and historically rich cities. With its many jewel-like parks, historic homes, and great places to eat and relax, Savannah welcomes you to the best of the South.

 

NOTE: 

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.

A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

Responsibilities

Description:

Scope of services include, but are not limited to;

  • Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, examining, diagnosing and treating diseases affecting mental health including the brain, nervous system, substance abuse of drugs or chemicals and personality disturbances.
  • Specializing in treating mental illness using the biomedical approach to mental disorders, including psychotherapies.
  • Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, assessment, medication management and disposition of psychiatric patients including making arrangements for hospitalization if needed.
  • Providing routine, intensive, complex and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety of emotional, psychological, and behavioral disorders.
  • Providing continuing follow-up care for chronic patients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc.
  • As a Physician (Psychiatry), you will:
    •Make recommendations on major diagnostics and treatment plans.
    •Provide continuing follow-up care for chronic inpatients and outpatients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, and substance abuse/addictions.
    •Provide psychiatric care for walk-in patients presenting with acute illnesses of minor and major proportions.
    •Examine and conduct thorough studies of presenting patients.
    •Collaborate with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multifaceted problems.
  • Work is subject to rotating shifts and/or irregular tour of duty to include weekends, nights, and/or holidays, depending on area of assignment.

Qualifications

Must Haves: These requirements are necessary,

  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
  • 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.
  • 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 at least 5 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Psychiatry. This required Psychiatry experience/training includes skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of extremely difficult and responsible dealings with 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.

NOTE: Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

  • Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience.
  • For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

 

Other Requirements:

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • These positions require a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
  • These positions are a Testing Designated Positions (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • These positions are subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • A pre-placement physical examination may be required.
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • This announcement may be used to fill Supervisory positions. A one year supervisory probationary/trial period may be required.
  • Must 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.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.

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