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Physician ( Psychiatry)

Employer
Defense Health Agency
Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2024
Reference
2024-8156

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Overview

This position is in Naval Air Station Jackosnville, FL

Located in northeast Florida, Naval Air Station Jacksonville is the largest installation in Navy Region Southeast, and occupies more than 3,800 acres along the west bank of the St. Johns River. The installation's area of responsibility includes three bombing ranges (including the only Navy live-fire range on the East Coast) - Pinecastle, Rodman, and Lake George as well as Outlying Field Whitehouse. The station is home to seven active duty VP squadrons (flying P-8A Poseidon aircraft), three Reserve squadrons, five helicopter squadrons, and one MQ-4C UAS Triton squadron. There are more than 100 aircraft operating full time out of NAS Jax, to include: P-8A Poseidon, P-3C Orion, MH-60R Romeo, C-40 Clipper, C-130T Hercules, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Flying Club aircraft.

Links: https://jacksonville.tricare.mil/

https://cnrse.cnic.navy.mil/Installations/NAS-Jacksonville/

Responsibilities

As a Physician Psychiatrist you will:

Performs duties as a practitioner and consultant in Psychiatry with emphasis on problems of all levels of complexity and must come to the position with knowledge and experience (ideally working with the military population) providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, the 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. Provides continuing follow-up care for chronic inpatients and outpatients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc. Provides psychiatric care for walk-in patients presenting with acute illnesses of minor and major proportions. The incumbent's clinical work will be regularly reviewed as part of the directorate's QA program. The psychiatrist is expected to exercise initiative and sound judgment in establishing evaluation techniques, developing treatment and rehabilitation plans and providing appropriated therapeutic treatment services. Examines and conducts thorough studies of presenting patients and evaluates laboratory and clinical findings, prescribing appropriated treatment or referring patient to appropriated specialty clinics. Collaborates with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multifaceted problems. Provides 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.
Directs Quality Assurance studies in areas of responsibility. Makes decisions that have a serious impact on the lives of others, such as recommending hospitalization or determining a service member's fitness for duty or assessing and completing a Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), Temporary Disability Retirement List (TDRL) evaluations, psychological autopsies, sanity boards, command consultations, other administrative processes as required and prepares reports of such evaluations according to applicable regulations. Identifies patient treatment needs and arranges for a safe therapeutic outcome. Accomplishes special program assignments such as training, program coordination, research, analysis, and consultation as required. Participates, supports and assumes primary responsibility for specified assignments in QI activities in the Psychiatry Service. Demonstrates and understanding of requirements and benefits of TRICARE and can effectively communicate these to beneficiaries. Prepares and maintains convenience file, outpatient medical record, and inpatient record documentation in accordance with service and hospital SOPs. Prepares case summaries and other correspondence in a timely and effective fashion.


Qualifications

US Citizenship required.

Board Eligible/ Certified in Psychiatry

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.

Company

THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE YOU NEED, THE BENEFITS YOU DESERVE.

At the Defense Health Agency you can practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, but most importantly, you'll get the work-life balance you have always wanted with the benefits you deserve.

Practice alongside other highly-skilled civilian and military healthcare professionals and enjoy the unique career opportunities and employment benefits that can be found with the Defense Health Agency.

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.

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.

DHA employees are NOT subject to military requirements such as "boot camp," enlistments, or deployments. Department of Defense is an equal opportunity employer.

REWARDING CAREERS

  • 350+ 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
  • Student Loan Repayment

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

With job openings at more than 350 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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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.
Company info
Website
Telephone
5718355480
Location
3130 General Hudnell Drive
San Antonio
Texas
78226
US

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