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MD/DO - Psychiatrist - Child / Adolescent
Ref No.: 15-00631
Category: Physicians
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Start Date: 09/16/2015
MD/DO - Psychiatrist - Child / Adolescent
Where the unparalleled meets the unexpected…
 
The Setting - Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks emanates a quality of light, energy and warmth found nowhere else on Earth. The northern lights will change you, while the summer midnight sun charms you. Greet the Arctic wilderness on your doorstep or be amazed by your magnificent neighbor, Denali. Be transported into the gold rush past or engage in the art and culture of the vibrant and diverse city. Make your journey into the heart of the Last Frontier and experience the light, energy and warmth found only in Fairbanks, Alaska.
 
With the summer sun shining nearly 24 hours a day, we are simply bursting with energy. Strike it rich panning for gold, float the Chena River, mingle with reindeer and musk oxen, cool off in an ice museum, take a refreshing hike, or be inspired by brilliant art galleries, museums, and historic sites. Late August to April you have a great chance to see the shimmering light of the aurora borealis. A host of other fascinating activities and events are unveiled during the winter. Once a gold rush boomtown, Fairbanks is now Alaska's second largest metropolis known as the "Golden Heart City,” a testimony to the warmth of the people. The Alaska Highway, trans-Alaska oil pipeline, military bases, mining and the University of Alaska are all integral to Fairbanks' past and future. The city population hovers around 32,000, but nearly 98,000 live in the Fairbanks North Star Borough-an area the size of New Jersey. Visitors find Fairbanks, the Last Frontier, inviting, invigorating and awe-inspiring.
 
Fort Wainwright
Fort Wainwright is the home of the United States Army Garrison and units of the United States Army Alaska including the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as the 1-25th ClientT; the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (Alaska) and the Medical Department Activity-Alaska. Fort Wainwright is co-located with the great city of Fairbanks, which is home to more than 50,000 people and provides virtually everything you and your family would enjoy in any other city in America. Your assignment to Fort Wainwright provides unique opportunities for you to be on the cutting edge of Army Transformation and to enjoy the incredible opportunities this state has to offer. Our units are well-prepared to deploy anywhere in the world for contingencies ranging from humanitarian relief to combat operations, thanks to the superior support and professionalism of our well trained staff. Our commitment to families is unprecedented. Our Soldier, spouse and Family programs are second to none. Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, Army Community Service, medical care, youth services and our outstanding recreational programs rank with the best anywhere in the Army. Families enjoy newly-built privatized housing, and our extensive training areas throughout this beautiful state provide critical backdrops for molding the tough, well-trained Soldiers and units. Our strategic location, superior training capabilities and dynamic relationship with our local civilian communities make Alaska a significant national asset and world-class power projection platform for military operations anywhere in the world.
 
REQUIREMENTS (duties include but not limited to)
  • Administer programs of treatment to mentally and emotionally disturbed individual adjustments to life; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
  • Assist in treating rehabilitation patients.
  • Treat individuals in times of personal crisis such as a divorce or death of a loved one.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and evaluation of patients in the Family Advocacy Program dealing with domestic violence, physical, and/or sexual abuse.
  • Work closely with clinical staff and/or base personnel regarding patient awareness of mental health wellness programs (addictions, stress management, group therapies).
  • Provide patient consultations requested by the staff health care providers within guidelines established by the hospital.
  • Deliver records and reports required to document procedures performed and care provided utilizing standards set forth by the hospital and regulations.
  • Other duties may be assigned pertaining to the HCPs position.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Shall have completed an accredited medical degree program acceptable to DA.
  • Shall have a current unrestricted license to practice Adult and/or Child Psychiatry in the State of Alaska, and be able to obtain clinical privileges at Bassett Army Community Hospital and Fairbanks Memorial Hospital through approval of the Credentials Committee.
  • Must have or obtain a current, valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number prior to performing the contract services. Any change to the DEA requirements to obtain a valid DEA registration number is applicable when the incumbent's existing DEA registration expires.
  • Shall be a graduate of a nationally accredited internship/residency program in clinical Psychiatry. Shall have completed an approved internship/residency program in clinical Psychiatry.
  • Shall have had outpatient psychiatry experiences within the last five years in a practice.
  • Have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. The American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is the only program accepted. BLS recertification shall be maintained in a current status at all times while the HCP is performing services under this contract.
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