Psychiatrist Inpatient

May 14 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital

Kaneohe to Kualoa, Oahu


Psychiatrist - Inpatient

Salary commensurate w/ training and experience


The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct clinical and consultative psychiatric services for a variety of service programs within and outside the Psychiatry Services section and affiliated programs and facilities as assigned, and provides clinical guidance for other members of interdisciplinary teams.  This position primarily manages and provides psychiatric care to patients admitted to 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 Council of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).  Completion of one (1) year of approved internship and three (3) years of psychiatric residency training.  Has Board certification or meets the criteria to sit for the examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  One year experience in working with individuals who are hospitalized in a forensic setting or one (1) year of experience in psychiatry or one (1) year of additional post graduate training appropriate to the position is preferred.


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


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/

Other Information


For additional position information, you may contact Ryan Okunaga at (808) 236-8227


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


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


An Equal Opportunity Employer