Physician (Psychiatry)
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - Fort Wainwright, AK

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Employee works under the supervision of the Commander of the Health Clinic. Employee works with full professional responsibilities for his/her actions and advice. Carries out duties in accordance with the accepted standard of care and in accordance with established military rules and regulations. Board certification with progressive experience and demonstrated expertise equivalent in breadth and intensity is required. Responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of patients seen in the clinic.

Looking for individuals in the PSYCHIATRY Field.

Serves as a Board-certified Psychiatrist with responsibility for a full range of cases in the Behavioral Health Care line. Evaluates and renders treatment to outpatients who have been referred. Responsibilities include supervision of critically ill patients and provisions for emergency treatment. Utilizes all treatment modalities to include groups, individual psychotherapy, family therapy, pharmacotherapy, community psychiatry and liaison therapy. Diagnoses and treats mental disorders listed and described in the DSM IV. Performs Medical Board and TDRL examinations. Maintains records of intake evaluations and follow-up progress notes. Serves as an on-call psychiatrist. Performs inpatient rounds within 24 hrs of admission. Completes H&P, progress notes and discharge summaries. Provides psychiatric consultant to the Army Substance Abuse program. Conducts medication evaluations and ensures appropriate dependency diagnoses.

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.