Physician (Pediatrics) / Supervisory Physician (Pediatrics)

Employer
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Location
Honolulu, HI
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Specialty
Pediatrics

Job Details

Overview

  • Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 12.05% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

This position is located in the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center at the Tripler Army Medical Center, HI.
  • Completion of subspecialty fellowship training in addiction psychiatry is considered highly desirable.
  • Located in Honolulu, next to Tripler Army Medical Center, Fort Shafter is home to U.S. Army Pacific and Pacific Ocean Division, Army Corps of Engineers. Fort Shafter has a large commissary, an exchange, and 1 shoppette. Recreation at Fort Shafter includes arts and crafts, auto hobby, bowling, camping, gym, library, swimming pools, tennis, and theater.
  • 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.


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Key Requirements
  • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
  • A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
  • May be required to work on-call.


Responsibilities

As a Physician (Pediatrics) / Supervisory Physician (Pediatrics), you will:
  • Perform duties as a practitioner and consultant in Psychiatry at the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center (IPMC).
  • Provide outpatient psychiatric medical care to adult outpatients with chronic pain syndromes and substance use disorders (SUD's).
  • Exercise initiative and sound judgment in establishing evaluation techniques, developing treatment and rehabilitation plans, and providing appropriate and safe therapeutic treatment services, which may include psycho-education classes.


Qualifications

Basic Requirements: 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 resume, 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.

Company

AMERICA’S PREMIER MEDICAL TEAM, SAVING LIVES AND FOSTERING HEALTHY AND RESILIENT PEOPLE

OUR PURPOSE

  • Promote, sustain, and enhance the health of our armed forces, veterans, and their families.
  • Train, develop, and equip a medical force that supports full spectrum operations.
  • Deliver leading-edge healthcare to our warriors and military families to optimize outcomes.

DO WHAT YOU REALLY WANT -

CARE FOR PATIENTS AND HAVE A LIFE OUTSIDE THE PRACTICE.

There are a lot of reasons you became a physician, but none of them included inflexible work schedules, burdensome administrative tasks, and dealing with insurance companies. By offering you exceptional employment benefits as well as the opportunity to practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, DHA delivers you the work-life balance you have always been missing.

WORK AND LIFE OPPORTUNITIES.

Practice your specialty and experience the unique career opportunities and benefits that can be found at the DHA.

ABOUT DHA

The civilian physicians of the Defense Health Agency meet the healthcare needs of active duty and retired military personnel, and their families, at treatment facilities across the U.S. and around the world.

REWARDING CAREERS

  • 250+ Locations Worldwide
  • 5 Million+ Under Our Care
  • Excellent Staffing Ratios
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Patient-Focused Care

EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Recruitment Bonuses
  • Job Security
  • Supportive Work Environment

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

With job openings at more than 250 military medical facilities all across the U.S. and around the world, DHA offers you the chance to practice where you want.

THE DHA IS CURRENTLY HIRING:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internists
  • Pediatricians
  • Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Neurologists
  • Allergists & Immunologists
  • Hospitalists
  • Urologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Dermatologists
  • Physical Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine Physicians
  • Radiologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

           AND MORE.

YOUR CAREER SEARCH STARTS HERE.

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Dr Frank R

“As a civilian serving in the DHA, I get what I was missing most in my old practice. I was tired of the punishing work schedule and dealing with insurance and all the stress it brings. Now, I still practice alongside great physicians in a state-of-the-art facility, but in an environment that allows me to have a life outside the practice.

Best of all, even though I'm a civilian, I receive excellent federal benefits.”

Dr. Frank R

Evans Army Community Hospital

Fort Carson, CO.

 

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