Psychiatrist – Inpatient

Jun 06 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Kauai Community Mental Health Center Branch

Lihue, Kauai


Psychiatrist – Inpatient
$199,884 - $326,988 per year, 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.  In addition to the outpatient duties, this position manages new consumers in acute settings, such as, emergency departments, acute inpatient psychiatric units and consultation to law enforcement.



 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 forensic consumers or one (1) year of experience in outpatient or community 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 Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Attn:  Personnel


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #102477.


Application packet at:​ob-opportunities/



Other Information


For additional information, interested applicants may contact Adele Mattoon at [email protected] or (808) 586-4676.


This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer