Defense Health Agency

  • Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA

The civilian physicians of the Defense Health Agency meet the healthcare needs of active duty and retired military personnel, and their families, at treatment facilities across the U.S. and around the world.
 

There are a lot of reasons you became a physician, but none of them included inflexible work schedules, burdensome administrative tasks, and dealing with insurance companies. By offering you exceptional employment benefits as well as the opportunity to practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, DHA delivers you the work-life balance you have always been missing.

Defense Health Agency Fort Sill, OK, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Advance Practical Registered Nurse (Psychiatry): Provide comprehensive care for psychiatric patients based upon the multi-disciplinary treatment plan and the mental, emotional and physical needs of the patient and provides assessment of acute and non-acute clinical problems and toxicity's as they relate to a patient's psychiatric condition.   •Perform intake procedures for psychiatric patients.   •Collaborate with the patient's total treatment team in order to formulate a total treatment plan.   •Prescribe medications according to accepted standards of psychiatric practice that is preferentially evidenced based.
Defense Health Agency Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA 71459, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Clinical Psychologist: Responsibilities - Perform bio-psychological social evaluations utilizing principles and practices of psychological counseling. - Develop comprehensive treatment plans to restore and rehabilitate patients with personal, emotional, and/or mental illnesses. - Determine the appropriate psychological test that will be administered to the patient. - Monitor all psychological test administration for quality assurance. - Provide individual or group counseling to behavioral health patients.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Clinical Psychologist:     // WE'RE HIRING CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS \\    We have full time, part time + PRN opportunities available! We want what works for YOUR life.   BENEFITS. Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, relocation assistance, malpractice, student loan reimbursement opportunities, 5% investment matching, retirement, health, dental, vision, life + long term insurance, any state license works (no need to get a KS license!)   HEY, NEW GRADS! Are you recently graduated, graduating soon or have less than one full year of experience? WE STILL WANT YOU! :) Please reach out to us!   HOW TO APPLY. To officially apply, please search for openings at Fort Riley, Kansas on USAJOBS.gov. Please also e-mail your resume + license to: usarmy.riley.medcom-iach.mbx.careers@mail.mil     // WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT \\   We're an Army hospital located in Fort Riley, Kansas. An active duty Army instillation in Manhattan, Kansas - home to Kansas...
Defense Health Agency Fort Hood, TX, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Clinical Psychologist: The incumbent works as an independent professional under the administrative supervision of Behavioral Health carrying out independent duties in accordance with (IAW) generally accepted psychological theories, methods, techniques, and practices. Assignments are received in broad terms with the expectation of autonomous implementation. The incumbent maintains full professional responsibility and individual accountability for professional decisions and actions. Incumbent’s findings, conclusions and recommendations are accepted as being professionally sound by colleagues and organization superiors. Incumbent serves as Psychologist for the Clinic. Makes mental health diagnoses as appropriate in accordance with DSM-IV-TR criteria, or other, more current, accepted standards. Provides individual and group therapy, using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy....
Defense Health Agency Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA 30905, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Clinical Psychologist:   %MCEPASTEBIAs a Clinical Psychologist you will:    Assesses acute behavioral health conditions in beneficiaries who resent with such issues.    Provides individual and group therapy, using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem- focused psychotherapy,  cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy.    Screen and interview patients, perform bio-psychological social  evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices  relating to psychological  counseling.    Evaluate overall effectiveness of therapeutic effort and institute  hanges to increase effectiveness of therapeutic efforts. 
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist: - Responsible to explain exams to competent patients so that the patient understands what is to be done as well as what hazards, if any, are possible. May be required by procedure or patient's condition to monitor vital signs, recognize allergic reactions and initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation. - Monitors equipment for proper operation, makes minor adjustments and reports malfunctions to supervisor and/or Biomedical Engineer. - Maintains required supplies in the radiographic room in a neat and orderly manner. Ensures that sterile supplies, contrast material, catheters or other required supplies are adequate and within the use by date. - Incumbent must be professional, cooperative and be able to work with other employees. - Performs radiographic examinations ofthe skull torso and extremities lor routine physical examinations, and for diagnosis ofillness or injuries to accident victims.  
Defense Health Agency Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Health Technician: Serves as a Medical Assistant in any of several areas of a Medical Treatment Facility such as the primary care clinics, specialty and surgical clinics, and the emergency room. Performs nonprofessional nursing care, appointment clerical functions, receptionist duties, record keeping tasks associated with patient care and treatment, or a combination of all these functions as Required in some of the areas. Provides back up, augmentation, or fill in of these positions in shortage areas within the hospital.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Health Technician; Laboratory:     // WE'RE HIRING LABORATORY TECHNICIANS \\    We have full time, part time + PRN opportunities available! We want what works for YOUR life.   WE HAVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND MEDICAL TECHNOLGISTS.   BENEFITS. Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, relocation assistance (medical technologists only), 5% investment matching, retirement, health, dental, vision, life + long term insurance, any state license works (no need to get a KS license!)   HEY, NEW GRADS! Are you recently graduated, graduating soon or have less than one full year of experience? We may have opportunities available. Please reach out to us to learn abotu our developmental positions.    HOW TO APPLY. To officially apply, please search for openings at Fort Riley, Kansas on USAJOBS.gov. Please also e-mail your resume + license to: usarmy.riley.medcom-iach.mbx.careers@mail.mil     // WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT \\   We're an...
Defense Health Agency 2435 Marion Ave, Columbia, SC 29207, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
License Practical Nurse: As an License Practical Nurse/Vocational Nurse you will: - Obtain information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care. - Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight, measurement of head circumference and length); perform a behavioral health screening. - Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician's medical plan, the nursing assessment and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient. - Assist physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures. - Screen and review immunization records to select required immunizations, correct dosages, and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular immunizations to all age groups. - Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents teaching.
Defense Health Agency Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Licensed Practical Nurse: Serves as a practical nurse in one of several areas of a Medical Treatment Facility (MTF). Obtains information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care. Takes all vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, pain level, height, weight, measurement of head circumference, and length); performs a behavioral health screening. Documents patients' chief complaints and other pertinent information in the health record. Documentation will also include medication reconciliation, screening tools, and behavioral health intake surveys. Provides individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician’s medical care plan, the nursing assessment, and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient. Assists the physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures.  Performs teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents...
Defense Health Agency 47 Arizona St, Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Licensed Practical Nurse: - Obtain information from patients and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care. - Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight, measurement of head circumference and length); perform a behavioral health screening. - Provide individualized nursing care to patients based upon the physician's medical plan, the nursing assessment and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient. - Screen and review immunization records to select required immunizations, correct dosages, and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular immunizations to all age groups. - Assist physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures. - Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents teaching.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):     WE'RE HIRING LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES   BENEFITS. Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, student loan repayment, relocation assistance, 5% investment matching (TSP), retirement (FERS), health, dental, vision, life + long term insurance, any state license works (no need to get a KS license!) Read more about our benefits by visiting the Army Benefits Center (https://www.abc.army.mil/abc?id=abc_index)   QUALIFICATIONS. Active, unrestricted LPN license, Graduation from an accredited LPN program, BLS, One full year of LPN experience, US Citizenship   HOW TO APPLY. To officially apply, please search for openings at Fort Riley, Kansas on USAJOBS.gov. Please also e-mail your resume + license to: usarmy.riley.medcom-iach.mbx.careers@mail.mil         WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT     We're an Army hospital located in Fort Riley, Kansas. An active duty Army instillation in Manhattan, Kansas - home to Kansas State...
Defense Health Agency Fort Bragg, NC, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Medical Instrument Technician (Echocardiograph): As a Medical Instrument Technician (Echcardiogragh) you will:   • Perform inpatient and outpatient services in accordance with American Society Echocardiography (ASE) guidelines. • Utilize practical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. • Perform cardiac ultrasound imaging. • Produce quality diagnostic images. • Keep up on new developments and adaptations of equipment and techniques. • Explain procedures to patient(s), to reduce anxiety.
Defense Health Agency Fort Drum, NY, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Medical Laboratory Technician:   - Perform and operate independently at a high level of competency all routine and complex clinical laboratory procedures. - Recognize, respond to, and troubleshoot error codes, conditions, and malfunctions of the analyzers by using manufacturer operator manuals and via telephonic support assistance when necessary. - Perform a wide variety of testing in the areas of hematology, coagulation, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, immunoassays, blood bank and microbiological testing. - Select, perform and monitor the performance of a wide variety of highly complex specialty tests using automated analytical systems and instrumentation. - Utilize various computers to perform assigned work. - Interpret and follow manuals and instructions to carry out laboratory procedures. - Perform quality control procedures to ensure that reagents, media, and assigned equipment are functioning properly.  
Defense Health Agency Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA 30905, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Nurse (Clinical/Critical Care): As a Nurse( Clinical Critical Care) you will:   Provide an advanced level of specialized nursing care to all critically ill patients.Within given parameters, initiates advanced cardiovascular life support measures by mixing and administering special, potent and lethal drugs (nipride, dopamine, atropine, nitroglycerin dobutamine, etc.) as well as intravenous fluids. Administers special medications via oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal, etc. (including intravenous push) routes. Defibrillates if ventricular fibrillation occurs without physician in attendance, under established guidelines. Performs various pulmonary ventilation treatments such as administration of oxygen and compressed air through various means. Administers a variety of respiratory therapy treatments as prescribed.    
Defense Health Agency Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA 71459, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Nurse (Labor Delivery Recovery Postpartum): Responsibilities - Perform duties in inpatient obstetrics Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) Unit, providing comprehensive specialized nursing care to routine through high risk antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum obstetrical patients and their infants. - Provide nursing care for pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, gestational diabetes, multiple gestation, postpartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, amniotic emboli, high/low birth weights, and infants requiring protective isolation. - Teach patients and family members about disease processes, normal newborn and postpartum care, pre and post-operative cares, pre and post diagnostic procedures; expected and possible adverse reactions to medications and health promotion. - Perform newborn physical assessments. - Set up, operate and maintain a variety of medical equipment in the labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum unit to included fetal-monitors, respiratory...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA): Anesthetize patients for a broad range of surgeries extending from the simplest to the most complex of procedures. Evaluate patient's physical and mental status with respect to anesthesia, consulting with the anesthesiologist, if necessary, to evaluate patient's condition and desired anesthetic course of action. Observe the patient during surgery, to accomplish and maintain the proper level of anesthesia depth and to prevent over-dosage. Serve as a resource consultant to a wide variety of professional health colleagues, regarding the latest advances in nurse anesthesia and nursing practice.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Physician Assistant: These positions involve assisting a physician by providing diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services under the guidance of the physician. The work requires knowledge of specific observation and examination procedures, and ability to perform diagnostic and therapeutic tasks. The work does not include the full scope of interpretation of medical findings requiring the full professional background of the licensed physician. Physician's assistants assist in the examination and observation of patients by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations, and ordering laboratory studies during hospital rounds and clinic visits
Defense Health Agency Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA 30905, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Practical Nurse/ Vocational Nurse: As a Practical Nurse/Vocational Nurse you will: - Obtain information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care. - Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight, measurement of head circumference and length); perform a behavioral health screening. - Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician's medical plan, the nursing assessment and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient. - Assist physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures. - Screen and review immunization records to select required immunizations, correct dosages, and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular immunizations to all age groups. - Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents teaching.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
Registered Nurse; Ambulatory Surgery Center, Periop/PACU: - Provide specialized perioperative care based on Standards of Care/Practice to patients of all ages who are undergoing procedures ranging from complex surgery to routine procedures and emergency surgery. - Assess an unconscious or semi-conscious patient's physiological and psychosocial status to formulate a nursing care plan to include developing goals based upon nursing diagnosis and desired patient outcomes. - Set-up, operate and monitor specialized and complex patient care equipment to include cardiac monitors, infusion medication pumps and epidural pumps for the management of the post-operative patient. - Identify patient's post-op needs and address discharge planning issues. - Perform Charge nurse duties to include making nursing care assignments to various skill levels of professional and nonprofessional personnel. - Provide information on disease process, surgical procedures and pre and post-operative care, health...