Job Overview

Summary

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:

A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.

Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.

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.

Permanent, Term, Part-time, intermittent or  temporary positions will  be filled from this solicitation.

Supervisory and non-supervisory positions will be filled from this solicitation.


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Psychiatrist in the Department of the Army, duties may include the following:

  • Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, examining, diagnosing and treating diseases affecting mental health including the brain, nervous system, substance abuse of drugs or chemicals and personality disturbances.
  • Specializing in treating mental illness using the biomedical approach to mental disorders, including psychotherapies.
  • Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, assessment, medication management and disposition of psychiatric patients including making arrangements for hospitalization if needed.
  • Providing routine, intensive, complex and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety of emotional, psychological, and behavioral disorders.
  • Providing continuing follow-up care for chronic patients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Fort Carson, CO
    • Fort Benning, GA
    • Fort Gordon, GA
    • Fort Stewart, GA
    • Fort Riley, KS
    • Fort Knox, KY
    • Fort Polk, LA
    • Fort Leonard Wood, MO
    • Fort Drum, NY
    • Fort Sill, OK
    • Fort Jackson, SC
    • Fort Bliss, TX
    • Fort Hood, TX
    • Fort Sam Houston, TX
    • Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA