Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

at Kurz Solutions (view profile)
Location Chesapeake, Virginia
Date Posted March 8, 2018
Category Physician
Job Type Full-time
Internal Job ID 18-00013


MD/DO - Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist 
The Heart of Coastal Virginia - Impossible to Forget

The Community - Chesapeake, VA
Chesapeake is situated in the heart of Coastal Virginia, and offers a unique blend of urban and rural settings - just one of the many reasons Money magazine ranked the city as one of the country's top 100 best places to live in 2010. The city's inimitable quality of life for residents also makes it a desirable meeting and leisure travel destination. Chesapeake's winning combination of accommodations, meeting venues, attractions and activities provides plenty of options no matter your agenda. With its central location in the Mid-Atlantic, Chesapeake is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population. Served by interstate highways, an international airport in neighboring Norfolk and two executive airports, Chesapeake is easy to get to and impossible to forget.

Northwest Branch Health Clinic
Northwest Branch Health Clinic in Chesapeake, Virginia has proudly served the military and their families since 1830 making it the Navy's oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system. Nationally acclaimed, this state of the art medical center with ten branch clinics offers premier research and teaching programs designed to prepare new doctors, nurses and hospital corpsmen for the future. This patient driven TRICARE facility is entrusted with the health readiness of the United States armed forces. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, proudly serving those who serve us so well.

POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)

  • Evaluate and treat children and adolescents in an outpatient setting.
  • Provide a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the Commanding Officer.
  • Technically direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals seeing patients within the scope of their clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable. Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically direct and teach other medical staff, and provide educational lectures and participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members.
  • Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities.
  • Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
  • Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.
  • Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth.
  • Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care.
    Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions


  • Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
  • Must have successfully completed a residency program in psychiatry which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or other appropriate Canadian medical authority.
  • Must possess board certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Must possess not less than three (3) years of experience within the last four (4) years as a full-time psychiatrist; OR, graduation from a psychiatry residency program within the preceding 12 months.
  • Must be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the state licensure board in any state in which a license is held.
  • Must maintain current certification in American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

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