Employment Opportunities in AMHD

AMHD Administrative Positions   |    Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) Positions   |    Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Positions   |    Psychiatrists

For non-civil service applications, please call (808) 586-4675 for Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) positions or for Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) positions, please call 933-0409 on Big Island, or 241-3130 for Kauai, or 984-2150 on Maui, or 832-5770 on Oahu. However, you may download or request Exempt Employment Availability Information form.

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SUMMARY OF EACH POSITION (Relevant substitutions will be considered)

AMHD Administrative Positions
For AMHD positions listed below, return non-civil service application, employment availability information form which identifies acceptable job locations, resume, and salary requirements to: Adult Mental Health Division, 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, Attn: Personnel (Inquiries: (808) 586-4675. Submit separate application for each position and location applying for. Continuous recruitment until positions are filled; however, only applications postmarked by date stated in classified advertisements, if applicable, are assured of receiving full consideration. Please call 586-4675 to confirm if position(s) is (are) still on active recruitment status.

Access Screener Oahu
Staff a statewide access line for system entry into the AMHD. Provide screening for mental health needs, crisis support, schedules assessments based on immediacy of needs, and dispatches crisis outreach.
MQ: Bachelors in nursing, social work or other human services field; Diploma RN (may qualify depending on experience) plus 1 year experience working with SPMI, or 1 year experience with crisis line as a volunteer or paid staff, or 1 year experience in mental health.
AMHD Forensic Chief
Coordinates a statewide system of forensic services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. These forensic services include the provision of court ordered examinations for the Judiciary and the establishment of a forensic examiner certification process.
MQ: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology. Minimum of 5 years of experience in field of forensic mental health, preferably in community-based settings and 5 years of supervisory and/or management responsibilities in a mental health setting.
AMHD Psychiatry Chief
Participates in the overall planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring of clinical programs and service effectiveness of key services and program areas to assure the availability of a variety of care, treatment and related rehabilitation options as it relates to psychiatric services, and its integration into the continuum of care, to the seriously mentally ill. This position supervises AMHD’s clinical operations section and serves as the Medical Director for AMHD.
MQ: MD or DO degree, current Hawaii State License in good standing, certificate of completion of psychiatric residency and current DEA Certificate. 4 years of experience in clinical psychiatry including a minimum of 2 years of experience in community mental health setting.

 

Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) PositionsFor CMHC positions listed below, return non-civil service application, employment availability information form which identifies acceptable job locations., resume, and salary requirements to: CMHC Systems Administration, 1700 Lanakila Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96817. Submit separate application for each position and location applying for. Continuous recruitment until positions are filled; however, only applications postmarked by date stated in classified advertisements, if applicable, are assured of receiving full consideration. Please call 832-5770 to confirm if position(s) is (are) still on active recruitment status.There are currently no CMHC positions open at this time. Please check back later.

Psychiatrists

AMHD Psychiatrists (non-civil service (exempt) position) All major islands
AMHD is recruiting adult psychiatrists to join our growing team of professionals. Inpatient and outpatient positions are available statewide. Our offices are located on all the major islands, in both city and rural locations. We provide comprehensive, recovery-based treatment services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.Our psychiatrists are considered the leaders of the recovery team and provide assessments and psychopharmacological treatment. We have a broad array of additional services available including case management, housing, ACT teams, supported employment, psychosocial rehabilitation programs, substance abuse treatment, and a program evaluation research department.Employment by the State of Hawaii offers new competitive salaries with special incentives for the Big Island and generous benefits. Benefits include 21 days of paid vacation per year, 21 days of paid sick leave per year, 13 paid state holidays, liability coverage, medical/vision/dental insurance plans, and a generous pension plan.Staff Psychiatrist – Hawaii State Hospital (see summary under HSH)

For more information about outpatient positions, contact Mr. Wayne Law at 808-832-5770. For the Hawaii State Hospital, contact Dr. Jim Westphal at 808-236-8236.

 


Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Positions
To apply for Hawaii State Hospital positions listed below, please forward your resume and salary requirements to Richelle Daraban, Personnel Management Specialist at Hawaii State Hospital, 45-710 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744 or email richelle.daraban@doh.hawaii.gov. These are non-civil service exempt positions.

HSH Psychiatry Chief Oahu
This position provides clinical leadership, participates in quality management activities and continuously strives to improve the quality of patient care.  Supervises and instructs subordinate personnel in order to achieve planned objectives.  Applicants must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Hawaii.  Must demonstrate knowledge of hospital administration practices and is able to exercise good judgment and tact.  Two years of psychiatry experience and supervisory experience preferred.