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PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRY) – Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia
Naval Medical Command, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 118420Start Date: 07/09/2019End Date: 09/17/2019
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) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification. Failure to document the current certifications 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. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
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