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 Campbell, KY, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Anesthetist): As a Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Anesthetist), you will: - Provide anesthesia and related services in accordance with Army and hospital regulatory, licensing and credentialing policies, and with American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Guidelines for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and Code of Ethics. - Conduct and participate in educational programs that improve anesthesia nursing practice. - Assume full responsibility for all techniques, drugs, and equipment used in the administration of anesthesia. - Monitor patients' fluid loss; determine need for parenteral fluids, including plasma and blood, set up solutions and maintain proper flow. - Directly supervise and monitor the quality of anesthesia care administered by the student nurse anesthetists; assists the Chief, Anesthesia Section, in monitoring and evaluating anesthesia care provided by reserve nurse anesthetists.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 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 Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Health Technician; Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist:     // WE'RE HIRING DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGIC TECHS \\    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, 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 State University!...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Physician; Psychiatrist: Performs duties as a practitioner and consultant in Psychiatry with emphasis on problems of all levels of complexity. Must come to the position with knowledge and experience providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, inpatient service, partial hospitalization service, intensive outpatient services, routine outpatient services, consultation liaison services and must be well-versed to transition to any area as required. Provides continuing follow-up care for chronic inpatients and outpatients with acute disorders and complications of disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc. and provides psychiatric care for walk-in patients presenting with acute illnesses of minor and major proportions. The employee is expected to exercise initiative and sound judgment in establishing evaluation techniques, developing treatment and rehabilitation plans. Collaborates with physicians in other medical...
Defense Health Agency Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Practical 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 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Radiology Technician: CT Tech:     // WE'RE HIRING CT TECHS \\    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, 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 CT 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 State...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 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 Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 09, 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 Polk, Fort Polk South, LA 71459, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Optometrist (Clinical): As an Optometrist you will: - Provide diagnosis, management, and treatment of all patients that are within the scope of optometric practice and credentials. - Treat pathology and injuries of the eye and adnexa using therapeutic drugs. - Diagnose and treat any visual anomaly and pathologic conditions of the ocular adnexa. - Perform visual and ocular examinations on all types of patients, such as refractive surgery patients, pediatric patients, geriatric patients, and contact lens patients. - Provide eye and vision consultative services to patients and medical staff. - Serve as a Visual Conservation Officer performing a variety of duties dealing with eye protection and eye injuries of service members and civilian workers.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
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...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 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 Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE (NURSE PRACT-CLINICAL/PSYCHIATRIC): Incumbent performs full range of advanced practice nursing care for treating beneficiaries (children, adolescents, and adults) requesting behavioral health services. The services may be performed on site at the clinic by qualified individuals or by referral to an appropriate network provider. The position requires an individual who can utilize all the skills of an advanced practice nurse to provide comprehensive care in a busy clinic. The incumbent will evaluate new patients, gather histories, discuss goals with patients, and implement mutually agreed upon solutions. The advanced practice nurse will prescribe medications, educate patients about risks and benefits, probe for side effects, and monitor progress, always striving to meet the patients' needs. This position functions at an expanded level of responsibility by combining services of the professional nurse and the physician within the framework of mutually...
Defense Health Agency Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA 71459, USA
Jun 09, 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.
Defense Health Agency Fort Irwin, CA, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Nurse (Clinical/OB-GYN): Patient Care Duties - Provides comprehensive nursing care to obstetrical and newborn patients receiving complex medical treatment often involving new or non-standardized treatment. Examines women in labor and evaluates progress to determine when an ob/gyn or pediatric physician should be notified for delivery. Assist the physician or midwife with delivery, to include resuscitation and intensive neo-natal care on the infant when required. Observes antepartal, postpartum, and newborn patients for vital signs and complications; determining if the physician should be contacted. Resuscitate until physician arrives if needed. Instructs patients in self and infant care, ensures understanding of instructions and documents all care. Maintain a close working relationship with medical staff, patients and their families in order to formulate a plan of care through the use of the nursing process.
Defense Health Agency West Point, NY, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Nurse (Administrative / Ambulatory): As a Nurse (Administrative/Ambulatory), you will: - - Plan, develop, and implement a clinical based program designed to provide high quality, safe care under the Army Patient Safety Program (APSP). - Maintain program requirements/validation criteria for the facility's patient safety program. - Prompt staff members to participate in cyclic or special evaluations. - Review materials with regards to compliance with the standards of the Army Patient Safety Program, external bodies and accrediting agencies. - Prepare and review aggregate data, performs trend analyses, and identifies and makes recommendations for improvement. Brings to superior's attention, those areas where possible discrepancies exist. - Provide expertise and guidance to staff members in the areas of risk assessment, prospective risk analysis, aggregate analysis, root cause analysis and development and evaluation of action plans. - Coordinate, facilitate and/or educate all Military...
Defense Health Agency Fort Bragg, NC, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Advanced PracticeNurse ( Nurse Anesthetist): As an Advanced Practice Nurse ( Nurse Anesthetist) you will:   - 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 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Optometry Technician: - Performs a wide range of optometric technician tasks in eye examinations and corrective procedures in support of the professional Optometry staff. - Conducts initial interviews with patients to gather medical history and information on visual complaints, past eye injuries, and family histories of eye diseases. - Administers various visual tests. - Orders, dispenses, and repairs spectacles by selecting proper frame size (eye bridge and temple length determines bifocal and trifocal segment height, measures interpupillary distance and completes decentration of lenses. - Enters all military spectacle orders information into the computer and transmits to the military lab daily. Teaches insertion and removal of contact lenses. - Assists in all phases of patient care, office management and other administrative and clerical matters concerning orderliness of clinic operations.
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Physician Assistant:     // WE'RE HIRING PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS \\    OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN PRIMARY CARE, URGENT CARE, AND THE 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 PA license, NCCPA, BLS, Graduation from an accredited PA program, one full year of PA 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 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...
Defense Health Agency Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA
Jun 09, 2020
Full time
Clinical Pharmacist: As a Pharmacist, you will perform duties such as: Serve as one of the Medical Treatment Facility's experts on the delivery of pharmaceutical care by working as a primary health care provider in the clinical pharmacy setting providing a full scope of healthcare services for patients with both acute and chronic illnesses and conditions covering the entire spectrum of medicine. Monitor patients prospectively for any deviation from an accepted treatment plan, for the efficacy of the plan and for any adverse drug reaction or drug interaction occurring during the execution of the plan. Anticipate and recognize patient problems that are a result of or will influence their drug therapy and facilitate solutions when problems occur. Analyze patterns and trends to determine appropriate, effective and economical prescribing and dispensing of drugs.  Communicate questionable therapy, non-formulary therapy or therapy outside established criteria to physicians and offers...
Defense Health Agency Fort Irwin, CA, USA
Jun 09, 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.