Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
Duty Location: This position is located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Department of Mental Health, Embedded Behavioral Health Team.
Since 1921, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) has provided care for military personnel and their eligible family members. WBAMC is one of two trauma centers in El Paso County and consists of twelve stories that cover more than a half-million square feet of floor space. WBAMC provides trauma care to the surrounding community and a full range of medical care to Fort Bliss, which supports over 19,000 troops and will grow to over 37,000 as it undergoes the largest post expansion in the Army. William Beaumont offers an array of programs in many medical disciplines and has close partnerships with higher learning institutions. The medical center is easily accessible and offers ample free parking, an exchange, dining facility, barber shop, cleaners, flower shop, chapel, credit union, gym, and more. The staff members of William Beaumont are closely-knit and consider each other as a unified team with the goal of providing excellent patient care. Caring for our soldiers and their families is an excellent way of showing our support. To learn more, visit www.wbamc.amedd.army.mil.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
As a Physician (Psychiatry) at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, your duties will include, but are not limited to:
Make recommendations on major diagnostics and treatment plans.
Provide continuing follow-up care for chronic inpatients and outpatients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, and substance abuse/addictions.
Provide psychiatric care for walk-in patients presenting with acute illnesses of minor and major proportions.
Examine and conduct thorough studies of presenting patients.
Collaborate with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multifaceted problems.