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Physician - Psychiatry - Psychiatrist

QuarterLine is currently seeking a
full time BE/BC Psychiatrist to join our team at Fort Meade in Maryland. As an employee of QuarterLine, you will have the opportunity to treat active duty personnel, military retirees, eligible veterans, and their enrolled family members at Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center.


Fort Meade MEDDAC, along with KACC, is located in Fort Meade, MD, provides health care, medical readiness, and support, to Active Duty Service Members of all branches of service; their eligible Family Members; military Retirees and their Family Members.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

Shall maintain Continuing Education (CE) credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license and or certification and to meet Military Treatment Facility (MTF) specific Quality Management (QM) standards for credentialing and privileging. The Government will not pay for the continuing education.

Shall be competent to treat adults for crisis intervention and ongoing psychotherapy/medical management and able to effectively provider psychiatric healthcare services for patients and adult family members as it relates to family therapy.
Shall possess reasonable computer skills to facilitate functioning within multiple automated medical information systems (e.g., Behavioral Health Data Portal, eProfile system).
Contractor must provide Prime Source Verification.
Shall work as a team member with other psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, and behavior science specialists to coordinate patient evaluation, treatment planning, and referrals. The contract Clinical Psychiatrist will be credentialed at Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center and privileged to practice outpatient psychiatry at Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center. Services will usually involve multidisciplinary interaction with licensed behavioral health providers at each MTF where services are provided. The range of services will equal any service an Outpatient Behavioral Health clinic provides.
Provide a comprehensive evaluation of patient’s and as appropriate their Adult family members according to the quality assurance guidelines of the Department of Psychiatry.
Complete the history of the present illness and review past histories and social work evaluations. Interview patients to obtain insight into their problems.
Complete mental status evaluations, formulations, diagnosis (es) and detailed treatment plan utilizing a biopsychosocial paradigm. Make referrals for further diagnostic psychological or medical testing as needed. Provide administrative evaluations including, but not limit to, Command Directed Mental Health Evaluations, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Chapter Separation Evaluations, Medical Evaluation Boards, Security Evaluations, Drill Sergeant Evaluations and Recruiter Evaluations.
Provide individual, group, Adult family and pharmacologic interventions as necessary.

Provide crises intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization.
Provide Psychotherapy to include group, individual, behavior modification and drug therapy modalities.
Diagnose and establish treatment plans for each patient and initiate workup to include history and psychiatrist treatment plan.
Determine the need for long-term residential treatment.
Appropriately communicates with patients, patients’ families and others to obtain personal and social information pertinent to the development of adjustment difficulty and to ascertain probable impact on the individual, unit and community.
Prepare and maintain documentation, records and reports in accordance with MTF rules and regulations. Ensures all patient notes are entered into AHLTA within 72 hours.
Provide consultations on psychiatric disorders to the MTF staff psychiatrists.
Provide in-service training to MTF staff during his/her regular scheduled hours. In-service training is informal to or by staff members to update treatment procedures is at the discretion of the provider.
Takes part in the Quality Assurance and Process Improvement programs as required to meet the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations (“The Joint Commission [TJC] standards, maintains statistical records of his/her clinical workload, participates in Peer Review Activities, and attend medical staff meetings.
Provide proof of CEU attendance/completion shall be filed in the proper section of the Competency Assessment Folder (CAF) with a copy provided to the MTF Education Coordinator.
Abide by clinic Standard Operating Procedures, DHA policies and regulations, JC and Department of Defense (DOD) Instructions.
Participate in all mandatory training and Commander’s Call.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).
Education: Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited residency in Psychiatry or be American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) board eligible or certified in Psychiatry at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S Medical Licensing Examination.
Certification: Board eligible or board certified as required in the TO. Must have and maintain a valid license to practice medicine in any one of the 50 states.
Internship/Residency: Successful completion of an internship and residency program (corresponding to the specialty required in the TO) which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association. Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting (i.e., a 1 – year internship or the first year of residency programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Descriptions of such programs are described below.

An internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g. internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training an appropriate accrediting body.
A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by an appropriate accrediting body.
A fellowship program involves advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or an institution accredited in the United States for such training.

Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions. The HCP’s shall have been continuously employed in the practice of psychiatry or in training for the one year prior to the commencement of services under this contract. The HCP’s shall have clinical experience diagnosing and treating primary care conditions and knowledge of PTSD and related conditions.
Licensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine as required by the TO.
Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: The HCP shall be able to respond to cardiopulmonary arrests as appropriate and to arrange appropriate backup from the MTF clinical staff. At a minimum, contract employees shall have and maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) through the American Red Cross.
Citizenship: U.S. citizenship.


Ability to pass background check and drug screen.

Current physical and immunizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working with the military population.

Work Location, Hours, and Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements:
must be on the premises to
the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.
Normal Duty Hours/Shifts:
The performance hours of the MTF are as follows: Contract HCW’s shall work Monday through Friday, eight hours per day between the hours of 0730 – 1630. The HCW are allowed a 30 or 60 minute uncompensated lunch bread as allowed.
The schedule or scheduling process is as follows: Absences such as vacations shall be coordinated and approved at least 30 days in advance and mutually agreed upon by the COR and the Contractor. Scheduled absences are limited to two (2) weeks.

QuarterLine Consulting Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, QuarterLine is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Location: Fort George G Meade, MD - 20755
Full time
Salary Range
$140,000.00 - 258,000.00
per Year
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Fort George G Meade, MD 20755, US