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 Fairbanks, AK, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Clinical Psychologist: As a Clinical Psychologist you will: - Evaluate overall effectiveness of therapeutic effort and institute changes to increase effectiveness of therapeutic efforts. - 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. - Assess acute mental health conditions in beneficiaries who present with such issues. - Provide 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 Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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 Sill, OK, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Clinical Psychologist: - As a Clinical Psychologist, you will: - Perform bio-psychological social evaluation 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.    
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Dietetic Techician: Obtains patient histories, patient's age, sex, height, weight frame size, BMI, and food allergies. Obtains diet order before each meal service from ward nursing staff and/or diet rosters, and checks with ward staff for accuracy of the orders. Views patient medical record for pertinent needed nutrition-related information and determines proper diet from diet prescriptions, which cover aspects of diet such as calorie/protein levels and carbohydrate distribution. Provide instructions to patients on appropriate diet under the direction and guidance of the Registered Dietitian. Perform quality assurance of Patient Tray Service (PTS) to ensure optimal patient care.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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 Fort Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Integrated Behavioral Health Psychologist: - Perform bio-psychosocial evaluations and targeted assessments and evaulations appropriate to a primary care setting. - Provide timely feedback to Primary Care Managers regarding consultations findings and recommendations. - Develop best practice programs for targeted medical home patient groups (e.g., patients with acute stress or insomnia) as a primary care team member. - Use objective and measurable outcomes to evaluate treatment effectiveness and make adjustments if appropriate for increased compliance and efficacy. - Formulate behvaioral health interventions appropriate to a primary care setting.
Defense Health Agency 2435 Marion Ave, Columbia, SC 29207, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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 Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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 Hood, TX, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory):   Serves the Plastic/General Surgery Clinic nursing staff. Responsible for the nursing support functions involved in both minor and major plastic surgery procedures and clinical followup. Makes assignments for subordinate paraprofessional personnel. Responsible for overall nursing support to the Plastic/General Surgery Clinic. Performs and provides technical direction for both circulating and scrub nurse duties. Prepares patients for procedures by providing emotional support and the physical preparation of shaving, scrubbing and draping operative sites. Scrubs and hands the instruments to physician, anticipating the surgeon's needs during the procedure. Calls attention to potentially dangerous situations, such as a break in sterile procedures. Totally responsible for the set up and cleaning of the operative treatment areas in accordance with current infection control standards. Re-wraps and sterilizes instruments required in the operating room and the...
Defense Health Agency Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA 30905, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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 Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric / Behavioral Health:     // WE'RE HIRING PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONERS \\       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!)   QUALIFICATIONS. FNP certification, one full year of behavioral health/psychiatric FNP experience, US Citizenship, BLS, PALS.   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 University! We serve a population of nearly 50,000 active duty Soldiers,...
Defense Health Agency Fort Bliss, TX, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Physician Assistant/Supervisory Physician Assistant: Responsibilities - Perform medical screening examinations. - Order and prescribe medications in accordance with approved treatment protocols. - Secure health and medical history from the patient or family member, records findings and makes clinical evaluation. - Provide consultation, teaching, and coordination with patients and their family members of treatment and medical care. - Discriminate between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional or mental problems. - Supervisory positions will supervise clinical staff, which includes military and/or civilian Physician Assistants (PA), paraprofessional, and administrative personnel. - Supervisory positions will assign work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and capabilities of employees. - Supervisory positions will provide administrative and technical guidance to subordinates.  
Defense Health Agency Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA 30905, USA
Nov 16, 2020
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
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Registered Nurse; Behavioral Health: - Perform a comprehensive behavioral health nursing assessment and history to plan, provide and direct nursing care across the continuum of care. - Utilize and instruct others in the use of single and specialized equipment as appropriate to clinical area. - Develop and initiate an innovative teaching program for patients requiring special approaches. - Communicate progress and/or changes to the patient, family and members of the health care team. - Develop and present classes related to psychiatric/behavioral health nursing to enhance the knowledge base of peers and subordinates.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Registered Nurse; Emergency Department:     // WE'RE HIRING EMERGENCY ROOM REGISTERED NURSES \\    We have full time, part time + PRN opportunities available! We want what works for YOUR life.   PRIMARY CARE | MEDSURG | OBGYN | LABOR + DELIVERY | URGENT CARE | BEHAVIORAL HEALTH | PSYCHIATRY | PERIOPERATIVE | OPERATING ROOM | CASE MANAGEMENT | EMERGENCY ROOM   BENEFITS. Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, relocation assistance, 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!)   QUALIFICATIONS. Active, unrestricted RN license, BLS, Graduation from an accredited RN program, one full year of ER RN experience, US Citizenship (if you do not have one full year of experience, please still reach out, we have new-graduate opportunities from time-to-time)     HOW TO APPLY. To officially apply, please...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Registered Nurse; Operating Room:     // WE'RE HIRING OPERATING ROOM REGISTERED NURSES \\    We have full time, part time + PRN opportunities available! We want what works for YOUR life.   PRIMARY CARE | MEDSURG | OBGYN | LABOR + DELIVERY | URGENT CARE | BEHAVIORAL HEALTH | PSYCHIATRY | PERIOPERATIVE | OPERATING ROOM | CASE MANAGEMENT | EMERGENCY ROOM   BENEFITS. Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, relocation assistance, 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!)   QUALIFICATIONS. Active, unrestricted RN license, BLS, Graduation from an accredited RN program, one full year of Operating Room RN experience, US Citizenship (if you do not have one full year of experience, please still reach out, we have new-graduate opportunities from time-to-time)     HOW TO APPLY. To officially apply,...
Defense Health Agency Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA 71459, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Social Worker (Family Advocacy): - Provide therapeutic treatment to victims, offenders, and family members of those involved in domestic violence or child abuse or neglect. - Analyze the information and use professional judgment concerning difficult decisions that may have serious consequences to the child or the family. - Obtain relevant data from various agencies to compile information and present for a determination of abuse or neglect to the Family Advocacy Program- Case Review Committee. - Make treatment recommendations to the multi-disciplinary Family Advocacy Program- Case Review Committee Team. - Conduct comprehensive and complex risk assessments, clinical interviews, and psychosocial assessments of children and adults. - Provide therapeutic treatment to victims, offenders and family members of those involved in domestic violence or abuse or neglect.
Defense Health Agency Fort Hood, TX, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Supervisory Nurse (Ambulatory/Urology): Serves as Supervisory Nurse (Ambulatory/Urology) for Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC), Department of Urology. The incumbent provides case management and coordinates urologic procedures, and develops policies for the provision of care and maintaining Joint Commission compliance standards and performance improvement initiatives. The incumbent provides direct patient care, case management, and introduces innovative nursing techniques in collaboration with healthcare providers to assess, educate, plan, coordinate, deliver appropriate direct care through programs designed to provide efficient, comprehensive, and cost effective service for patients. Responsible for the successful progression of the patient from service entry through follow-up services. Virtual Health is an expanding aspect of the practice. The incumbent maintains a high level of clinical competence in surgical and urologic practice and expands professional growth and...
Defense Health Agency Fort Bliss, TX, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner-Clinical/Psychiatric): Responsibilities - Provide advanced comprehensive psychiatric nursing care for a variety of behavioral health patients. - Perform intake procedures for psychiatric patients. - Collaborate with the patient's total treatment team in order to formulate a total treatment plan. - Perform psychiatric patient observations in order to identify any significant behavior and reaction patterns. - Prescribe medications to psychiatric patients seeking behavioral health services. Travel Required Occasional travel - Business Travel may be required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None
Defense Health Agency Fort Bliss, TX, USA
Nov 16, 2020
Full time
Advanced Practice Nurse / Supervisory Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice): Responsibilities   As a Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice), you will: - Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services. - Perform assessments of acute, non-acute, and chronic clinical and psychological diagnoses. - Perform new patient intake/screening, history and physical examination, laboratory and diagnostic studies; to include interpretation. - Order appropriate medications and treatments. - Initiate therapeutic plans.   Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No