Psychiatry/Division Psychiatry Chief (PREA)

Sep 14 2017
State of Hawaii, Department of Health |Honolulu|Full Time, $264,000 - $300,000 / year
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD)

Clinical Services Office

Manoa – Kahala, Oahu

Psychiatry/Division Psychiatry Chief (PREA)

$264,000 - $300,000 annually, salary commensurate w/ training and experience



The primary purpose of this position is to provide clinical and programmatic leadership to all CAMHD clinical staff and Family Guidance Centers (FGC); this position participates in overall planning, policymaking and evaluation of clinical service effectiveness for the Division.  This position functions in a multidisciplinary, interagency setting and participates in assuring the effectiveness of the system of care as a whole.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Possession of a M.D. or D.O. degree or equivalent and completion of accredited psychiatric residency required.  Graduate from an approved medical school in the United States or Canada or graduate from a foreign medical school and certification by the Educational Council of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).  Completion of one year of an approved internship and four or more years of accredited psychiatric and child/adolescent psychiatric residency/fellowship training.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Three (3) years relating to the development, implementation and coordination of community-based child and adolescent mental health services including utilization and quality management of service delivery.  At least four (4) years of experience in clinical child and adolescent psychiatry including at least two (2) years of experience in public health or community mental health settings.


Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position.  The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that individual has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which the individual is being considered.


LICENSE:  Be licensed in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes as applicable to the discipline of the incumbent.  Have a certificate of completion of general psychiatric and child/adolescent residencies from accredited universities.  Have a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate.  Be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and neurology, Inc., in general and child/adolescent psychiatry.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Submit completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, cover letter, resume, (3) references, PREA Questionnaire, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Other Information                            


For additional information, please call M. Stanton Michels, M.D. at (808) 733-9339.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


This position is exempt from the civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.”


Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Requirement:  As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), Federal law states that “….an agency shall not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates and who: 

(1)  Has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility or other institution.

(2)  Has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.

(3)  Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in #2 above.

(4)  Has been the subject of substantiated allegations of sexual harassment or resigned during a pending investigation of alleged sexual abuse or sexual harassment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer