HSH Associate Administrator, Clinical Service

Apr 11 2019
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital (HSH)

Kaneohe to Kualoa, Oahu


Hawaii State Hospital


Kaneohe, Oahu


Aloha!  Wonderful opportunity for a Board-Certified Psychiatrist to live in Hawaii and work on the beautiful Island of Oahu.  Join a dedicated and professional hospital executive team for this 202-bed State Hospital that overlooks the blue waters of Kaneohe Bay.    Opportunity to work with Residents.  Great Benefits.  Great Lifestyle.  Never have to travel for vacation again. Interested?


The Hawai‘i State Hospital (HSH) is the only publicly-funded, state psychiatric hospital in Hawai‘i. HSH provides adult inpatient psychiatric services, is part of the Department of Health (DOH) Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) and is accredited by The Joint Commission. HSH has a diverse patient population with many admissions having a forensic context. A new 144 bed forensic hospital is now under construction which will expand current capacity and programming.  The Associate Administrator reports to the HSH Administrator and serves on the hospital executive team.


This is a full-time, non-civil service exempt appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to provide clinical and administrative supervision of the following units: Psychiatry Services, Forensics Services, Social Work Services, Clinical Psychology Services, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Medical Services, State Operated Specialized Residential Services, Clinical Safety, and ancillary services including pastoral care.


Employment with the State of Hawaii offers competitive salaries and benefits. New salary bands have been established that account for training and experience.  Benefits include 21 days of vacation per year, 21 days of sick leave per year, 13 paid State holidays, liability insurance, medical/vision/dental insurance, and a generous pension plan.


Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  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 approved internship and four years of psychiatric residency training. Board certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must have specialized experience: Three and one-half years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a psychiatric inpatient program directing the development, implementation and coordination of treatment and rehabilitation programming and services.

Supervisory Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in an inpatient program setting, including performance evaluation and labor relations.


LICENSE:  Valid Permanent or Temporary license to practice medicine in the State of Hawaii.


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, resume, and salary requirements to:

Department of Health

Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Road

Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

Attn:  Personnel Office – Jodi Polendey


Application packet may be found at:  http://health.hawaii.gov/employmen​t/job-opportunities/

Other Information


We would like to hear from you and discuss this exciting professional and personal opportunity.


For program information, call Mr. Bill May, HSH Administrator at (808) 236-8237 or Jodi Polendey at (808) 236-8228 or email [email protected]


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


An Equal Opportunity Employer