This position is located in the Mental Health Department, Director for Mental Health, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. The purpose of the position is to provide the full range of patient services to child and adolescent patients in the Mental Health Department.
This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.
*You will provide direct expert patient care and clinical supervision for a wide range of patient psychiatric presentations, conditions and complexity for a patient population between the ages of 3-18 years of age.
*You will provide treatment services primarily for child and adolescent patients, but may be used, if needed, in any capacity as a general psychiatrist.
*You will examine and conduct thorough evaluations of presenting patients including integration of laboratory, radiological and clinical findings, prescribing pharmacological and psycho-therapeutic treatment or referring patient to specialty clinics.
*You will provide routine, complex, and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety of child and adolescent emotional and behavioral disorders.
*You will perform physical and neurological evaluation pertinent to the assessment and diagnosis of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
*You will provide supervision of residents and may be asked to participate in other faculty activities including didactic and research.
Travel Required - Not required
Relocation expenses reimbursed - No
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
Must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination(s) and immunizations.
This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 7/23/19. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 7/23/2019 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess:
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. If your Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree is from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, you must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country, or successfully completed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
LICENSING: Active, permanent, full, unrestricted physician license to practice medicine in any state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
RESIDENCY: 5 years of residency training in Psychiatry; or equivalent experience and training (i.e. 3 years residency and 2 years Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and /or experience). This experience or training will include providing the full range of child and adolescent psychiatric patient services; evaluating mental health disorders, arriving at specific diagnoses and problem-oriented treatments for children and adolescents.
Applicants must also be able to satisfy clinical privileges requirements which, in addition to the above, includes the following:
Completion of an accredited residency program in the specialty approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education(ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), board certification, or board eligible.
Current clinical competence (e.g., privileged to independently practice as a Psychiatric Physician within the past 2 years, actively practiced within the past 2 years by having encountered a sufficient number of clinical cases to represent a broad spectrum of the privileges required).
No health status contraindications to granting clinical privileges.
Board certification is desired but not required.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification. Failure to document the current certification in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating.
Board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and/or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is desired, but not required.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying.
In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
Background checks, security clearance and drug testing required.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Please visit http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx to learn more. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
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