HSH Psychiatrist - Inpatient

Sep 24 2020
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital (HSH)

Kaneohe to Kualoa, Oahu


Hawaii State Hospital

Psychiatrist – Inpatient

Kaneohe, Oahu


Aloha!  Wonderful opportunity for Board-Certified/Board-Eligible Psychiatrists to live in Hawaii and work on the beautiful Island of Oahu.  Join a dedicated group of 13 other Psychiatrists, 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?


This is a full-time, non-civil service exempt appointment.  The position primarily manages and provides psychiatric care to patients admitted to the Hawaii State Hospital (HSH). The psychiatrist provides direct clinical and consultative services for a variety of service programs within and outside the Psychiatry Services section and affiliated programs, and provides clinical guidance for other members of interdisciplinary teams.  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.


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 (1) year of approved internship and three (3) years of psychiatric residency training.  Have Board certification or meet the criteria to sit for the examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


LICENSE:  Valid Permanent or Temporary license to practice medicine in the State of Hawaii.  Valid State of Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Administration Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Administration Registration.


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 – Mackenzie Laimana


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 additional position information, you may contact Dr. Jeremy Richards at (808) 236-8349.  For recruitment information, you may contact Mackenzie Laimana at (808) 236-8224 or [email protected] or Deborah Tokuda at (808) 236-8227 or [email protected] 


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


An Equal Opportunity Employer