Supervisory Physician (Psychiatry)/Physician (Psychiatry)

Location
Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted
Oct 15, 2022
Ref
2022-7036
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Supervisory Physician (Psychiatry)/ Physician (Psychiatry) Bassett Army Community Hospital, Fort Wainwright

Fort Wainwright is located adjacent to Fairbanks in the interior of Alaska. Fairbanks, Alaska is ranked in the top 100 growing cities in the United States. Fort Wainwright is located in the North Star Borough. A borough in Alaska is equivalent to a county in the lower 48 states. Fairbanks, the second largest city in Alaska, is located 365 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska. You'll find that the cost of housing and other living expenses in the Fairbanks area is higher than in the lower 48 states. The weather in Fairbanks has the largest swing in the world. It can reach 90+ degrees in the summer and possibly as cold as -65 degrees in the winter. Soldiers and their families assigned to Fort Wainwright will be able to enjoy breathtaking scenery, abundant hunting, fishing, camping, regal mountains, diverse wildlife and the friendly independent people who will be their neighbors.

Working for the Department of Defense comes with an abundance of benefits and perks to include competitive compensation packages, paid-time off, medical benefits, student loan repayments, and retirement package with Thrift Savings Plan to include matching employer contributions. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/

Responsibilities

DUTIES:

Responsible for providing treatment services, and performing the full range of clinical treatments, including consultation, evaluation and treatment of emergency, complex and routine cases in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Develop an individualized biopsychosocial treatment plan based on the child and adolescent's diagnosis, personal and family history, current family situation, laboratory and other diagnostic tests and procedures.

***SUPERVISORY POSITION JOB DUTIES BELOW***

Supervisory positions will serve as an expert in the field of Psychiatry.

Supervisory positions will participate in quality assurance, and quality improvement studies, utilization review, risk management, and peer review activities.

Supervisory positions will plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, prepare schedules for completion of work, develop performance standards, and evaluate work performance of subordinates.

***ADULT PATIENT POPULATION JOB DUTIES BELOW***

Provide 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.

Provide routine, intensive, complex and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety of emotional, psychological, and behavioral disorders.

Provide 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.

***ADULT AND CHILD/ADOLESCENT PATIENT POPULATION JOB DUTIES BELOW***

Treatment entails individual, family, group psychotherapy, and medication management.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

US Citizenship required

Board Certified/Eligible

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).

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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