*PHYSICIANS (KAUAI -KR399) ***Continuous recruitment***


DATE POSTED: October 5, 2022


STATUS: Varies. See below. 

SALARY: Negotiable.

LOCATION: This position is located at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital of Kaua’i Region Healthcare Enterprises. The Kaua’i Region Healthcare Enterprises is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization of which the HHSC –Kaua’i Region is its sole member.  This position functions as a mid-level provider (NP/PA) for the HHSC Kaua’i Region, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i. The HHSC Kaua’i Region includes Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH),  Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and the Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consists of The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalaheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalaheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipu, and The Clinic at Kapa’a.

JOB FUNCTIONS:  The position provides and manages direct medical evaluation, diagnosis, procedures, and care for patients within a recognized area of practice. or for a specified patient population.  This position reports to the Regional Chief Medical Officer (CMO).


HHSC Kaua’i Region (KVMH, SMMH & Kaua’i Region Clinics)

  • Internal Medicine – Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Internal Medicine – Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Staff Physician Urgent Care- Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Pediatrician – Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Per Diem Pediatrician
  • Hospitalist- Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Per Diem Hospitalist


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. 

***Possession of specific certifications and level of experience may be required for certain positions.***

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine/osteopathy with a degree of Doctor of Medicine/Osteopathy.

Licensure: Possession of an unencumbered license to practice medicine in the State of Hawai’i.

Current registration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and a current State Controlled Substance license from the State of Hawai’i Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED).

Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience as a practicing physician.

Certifications: Current certification from the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers. 

Selective Certification: Specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities may be required to perform the duties of some positions. In such positions, applicants may be restricted to those who possess the pertinent experience and/or training required to perform the duties of the position. 


Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.

Physical Demands: Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)

Vision Requirements: Accommodation: the ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.

Working Conditions

  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases.
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patients or unit elements.
  • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, illness, injury, and death).
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to many interruptions and irregular hours.
  • Proficient in Electronic Medical Records systems.
  • Requires judgment/action which could result in the death of a patient.
  • Handles absentee replacement on short notice.

Nature of Available Guidelines Controlling the Work

Basic guidelines include the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Personnel Rules & Regulations, collective bargaining unit agreements and memoranda of agreements thereto, policies and procedures of the medical facility, Equal Employment Opportunity, and non-discrimination guidelines, both State and Federal, Medicare/Medicaid regulations, OBRA regulations, and requirements of the Joint Commission.

Tools, Equipment & Machines

  • Personal computers & associated software
  • Diagnostic equipment


COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation.  After receiving a conditional offer of employment, all prospective new HHSC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  New employees are required to provide confirmation of their full vaccination status by presenting their CDC vaccination card or VAMS Certificate prior to their start date.


To apply for this job email your details to aacob@hhsc.org