Psychiatrist – HSH Psychiatry Chief

Dec 27 2019
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital

Kaneohe - Kualoa, Oahu


Psychiatrist – Hawaii State Hospital Psychiatry Chief

Salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, temporary, non-civil service appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to clinically supervise the services provided by the Psychiatric Services Unit, ensuring that the psychiatric services meet or exceed all established standards and requirements and assuring accountability for all psychiatric activities within the Hawaii State Hospital (HSH).



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 Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates.  Completion of approved psychiatric residency training.  Board certification or meets the criteria to sit for the examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Three and one half (3 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a community or inpatient psychiatric 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.


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 the individual has the ability to perform the duties of this position for which they are being considered.


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, (3) references, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Rd.

Kaneohe, HI  96744

ATTN:  Personnel Office, Mackenzie Laimana


Recruitment on a continuous basis until needs are met.


Application packet:​yment/job-opportunities/ 


Other Information


For additional position information, contact Dr. Bim Strausser at (808) 236-8246 or [email protected]  For additional recruitment information, contact Mackenzie Laimana at (808) 236-8224 or [email protected]


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


An Equal Opportunity Employer