Department of Navy - Bureau of Medicine - Cherry Point, NC

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The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery provides high quality patient- and family-centered medical care in wartime and peacetime. Civilian healthcare professionals work side-by-side with military medical staff to care for active duty members, their families, and retirees at medical facilities around the globe. Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere.

This position is assigned to the Mental Health Department, Directorate of Health Services, Naval Health Clinic, Cherry Point NC. The mission of the clinic is to provide comprehensive and continuing mental health care services to enrolled patients of the Uniformed Services and other personnel authorized by current directives.

  • Provide a full range of professional psychiatry care medical services for both sexes and all age ranges.
  • Provide treatment services predominantly on an appointment basis in the out-patient clinic, but sometimes see walk-in patients.
  • Examine and conduct thorough evaluations of presenting patients.
  • Make fitness for duty and other administrative determinations.
  • Maintain health and clinical records.
  • Provide professional consultation, supervision, and collaborative medical support to other professionals.
  • Promotes preventive medicine and health maintenance.
  • Malpractice insurance.
  • Potential pay incentives (e.g., recruitment, relocation, retention, student loan repayment).
  • Lifetime health insurance (Navy pays a portion of your premium, you pay with pre-taxed dollars) you can carry into retirement and include your spouse.
  • Dental/vision plans and dependent/healthcare flexible spending accounts.
  • 401K-type investment plan w/employer matching and flexibility to retire between 55-57 w/10 years of employment.
  • Life insurance (Navy pays a portion of your premium).
  • Long term care insurance.
  • 13-26 paid vacation days each year, 13 paid sick days each year, 10 paid Federal holidays each year, plus unused vacation/sick days carry over year to year.
  • Employee-friendly flexibilities.
  • MD or DO from an accredited school in the United States or Canada, or ECFMG or Fifth Pathways certificate
  • Permanent, full, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States
  • 5 years of residency training or equivalent experience and training in Psychiatry? Your resume must reflect you have a sufficient level of expertise in Psychiatry to perform the core privileges of this position. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Examination, diagnosis, and treatment of people who are mentally or emotionally ill or suffering from personality disturbances, and/or management of psychiatric services.
  • Satisfy BUMEDs clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:
1. Completion of a Psychiatry residency approved by the American specialty board or AOA, board certification, or board eligible in Psychiatry.

2. Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice Psychiatry within the past 2 years, actively practiced Psychiatry within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).

3. No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.

  • Board certification is desired but not required
  • U.S. Citizenship
Please email your resume (no pictures or SSN, please) directly to and insert HC#944531 into the subject line.


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