Psychiatrist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Psychiatrist for the CIA, you will provide medical care and advice to Agency employees, dependents and other Agency sponsored people. Utilizing your medical expertise in a primarily consultative model, you will help advance the CIA mission where it intersects with psychiatric and broader behavioral issues.
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Responsibilities

Variability of mental health resources around the world, access limitations to care in different regions, and mission requirements are all at play in your efforts to deliver the best opinions possible. You'll work and coordinate with a global set of USG medical and psychiatric colleagues while delivering care and consultation in various countries and under a multiplicity of clinical scenarios.

The capacity and commitment to serve globally is essential. Physicians spend most of their careers serving in multi-year assignments in a variety of overseas locations, but some opportunities exist to serve in the Washington, DC area.

As part of our team you will receive excellent benefits and a variety of medical and non-medical training will be provided. Sign on incentives and moving expenses are reimbursed.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/psychiatric-officer.html

Travel Required

76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/psychiatric-officer.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Active unrestricted licensure as a physician in one or more states.
  • Active DEA registration.
  • Board certification in Psychiatry.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/psychiatric-officer.html

Education

  • Medical Degree or DO Degree from US Medical School.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA Careers, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/psychiatric-officer.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.
  • Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • At least one professional reference with full name and contact information.
  • Copy of any certifications or licenses.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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