Psychiatrist – Inpatient

Oct 06 2021
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


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  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 Qualification


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.


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 Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:


State of Hawaii

Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Road

Kaneohe, Hawaii  96744

Attn:  Personnel Office – Deborah Tokuda


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, interested applicants may contact Debra Rawlins at (808) 236-8236.  For recruitment information, you may contact Deborah Tokuda at (808) 236-8227 or [email protected]


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


 As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified candidates who have successfully completed and passed the recruitment process, must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time a conditional offer of employment is made. Departments will consider reasonable accommodations if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branchas well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer