DHA

Physician (Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist)

Location US-VA-FT. BELVOIR
Job ID
2022-6978
# Positions
3
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

This is a civilian Adolescent Psychiatrist position that affords you job security, a competitive salary, bonuses, 13-26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit and a first-class health and retirement benefit package.  We are seeking ordinary people with extraordinary hearts to care for the men and women who wear and have worn the uniform and their families. 

 

Become a part of Army Medicine, a globally recognized leader in healthcare, because where you work does matter.  As a Federal Civilian Employee, you have the ability to compete for jobs nationwide and overseas.

 

We are seeking ordinary people with extraordinary hearts to care for the men and women who wear and have worn the uniform and their families.

 

Position is responsible for the management and treatment of psychiatric diagnosis for active duty service members and retirees, their dependents and all other eligible beneficiaries. Position requires a Degree in Medicine, completion of Residency in Psychiatry and Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

 

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.

You must be a U.S. Citizenship.

 

Responsibilities

As a Physician Psychiatrist (Child and Adolescent) you will:

 

  • Provide Child and Adolescent Psychiatry treatment services in any capacity; including, but not limited to inpatient services, partial hospitalization services, routine and intensive outpatient services, and consultation liaison services.
  • However, Primary duties will be in an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry service.
  • Perform physical and neurological evaluation pertinent to the assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, and requests appropriate laboratory, EKG, imaging, and psychological evaluations.
  • Develop biopsychosocial case formulations, arrives at specific diagnosis, and plans multi-modal, problem-oriented treatment.
  • Establish evaluation techniques, develops treatment and rehabilitation plans and provides appropriate therapeutic treatment services.
  • Participate in the hospital approved behavioral health training programs.
  • Provide professional consultation, education, and collaborative medical support to other professional staff, interdisciplinary teams, and military specific liaison/consultation with commanders, agencies and programs.
  • Prepare and maintains convenience file, outpatient medical record, and inpatient record documentation in accordance with service and hospital Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

 

Qualifications

US Citizenship required.

 

Board  Eligible/Certified in Psychiatry

 

Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.

 

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.

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