Psychiatry Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Qatar

Requisition Number:  44907


Overall Purpose of Role

Psychiatry Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner is responsible for managing individuals with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, this position may also require the development and implementation of wellness programs.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Provide behavioral health, and addiction medicine services.
•    Provide employee assistance program services.
•    Work directly with primary health care providers in identifying and treating mental disorders and psychosocial difficulties including the detection of at-risk patients and further harm prevention.
•    Provide consultative services to patients referred by primary care providers and provide clinical status.
•    Determines patient care plans along with the primary care team.
•    Maintains accurate patient records including the proper tracking of treatment plans.
•    Educates the primary care team on mood disorders (such as depression and anxiety) and providing tools and techniques to manage these disorders including, anger management and marital and family issues.
•    Teaches patients, families and staff about prevention methods and treatment options.
•    Provides recommendations for coping strategies that assist members of the workforce in reducing the stress of OCONUS life.
•    Monitors the site’s behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
•    Utilizes various computer software to log patient information and access emails and calendars.
•    Active participation in day-to-day office activities, including a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve procedural processes, obtain approvals, and remain abreast of new developments and policy requirements. Active participation in Mass Casualty exercises and events.

Other duties within the scope of practice and administrative duties as directed by the CMO

Participates in MASCAL drills and events.



Experience Required:
•    Minimum three (3) years of experience as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) in behavioral health.

Education/Certification Required:
•    Current and unrestricted license from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice.
•    Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
•    American Heart Association - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification is preferred.
•    DEA License.


Physical Requirements:
•    Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
•    Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
•    May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.


Other Special Qualifications:
•    Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance to drive company vehicles.
•    Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate.
•    This position is unaccompanied. 
•    US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.  
•    Ability to obtain a DoS clearance if one is required.
•    Must be able to relocate to Qatar. 
•    A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay in Qatar.

International SOS Government Medical Services, Inc. require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19, where allowed by law.


International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.