Supv. Physician (Psychiatrist) GS-0602-15

Employer
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Location
Ft. Belvoir, VA
Closing date
Sep 23, 2023

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Specialty
Psychiatry

Job Details

Overview

Position is located at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH) Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health (AOBH) Clinic.

This position r eports to the Chief, Department of Behavioral Health, Works under the general supervision of Chief, DBH and Deputy Commander for Clinical Services

FBCH.

Fort Belvoir is in the heart of the DC/VA/MD area and has a modern hospital with wonderful, supportive staff and ample parking. It is surrounded by some of the best school systems in the USA and is family friendly with plenty of things to do and places to see.

This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
  • A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.
  • Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who are new to Federal service.

Candidates must be a US citizen.

Responsibilities

As Service Chief, directs all aspects of the assigned Behavioral Health Service. Promotes patient centered care and access to quality care. Responsible for developing and executing strategies and plans that build access and capacity. Candidates should have expertise and technical knowledge to plan, program and direct a seven-figure budget annually to effectively run Adult Behavioral Health Services. Candidates should be able to develop and administer long-range goals, in addition to education and quality assurance program goals. Provide routine, complex and emergency behavioral health care for a variety of emotional, psychological, and behavioral disorders. Treatment plans reflect advanced knowledge and/or skill and consideration of a variety of alternatives. Provide appropriate referrals to other medical and mental health care providers internal and external to the MTF. Provide professional consultation, supervision, and collaborative medical support to other professional staff, such as psychologists, advanced practical nurses, social workers, as well as military-specific liaison work with commanders. Set goals and administratively and technically direct the work of subordinates. Plan, assign, review and accept, amend or reject work done by teams and subordinates. Assign performance ratings, approve awards and take performance-based corrective actions. Make work assignments, set or negotiate deadlines and completion dates.

Qualifications

Candidate "MUST" be Board certified.

Basic Requirement for Supervisory Physician (Psychiatry):

Degree: 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 have provided 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.

Licensure: Applicants must possess a current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least one year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a one-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

Experience/Training: Applicants must have successfully completed the required accredited residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled (Psychiatry) and equivalent experience and training equal to at least 5 years. Experience may not be substituted for residency training that is required for the specialty identified.

If you are selected for a Physician position: A salary quote will not be provided to you at the time of the initial job offer. The salary determination process begins after the initial job offer is accepted. This consists of the Activity Compensation Panel adding base pay and market pay to determine your starting salary and this will be provided to you once approved. Salary for physician positions is based on a tier scale, determined by the position specialty, grade, and location.

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.

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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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