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Clinical Psychologist needed for services at 7th Medical Group, Dyess AFB, TX
(Abbreviation- HCWs = Health care workers)
U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
- Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD).
- Education: Graduate from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
- Internship/Residency: Successful completion from an internship in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.
- Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.
In addition to the qualifications listed in the base contract, the following additional or supplemental qualifications are required for HCWs on this task order:
- Maintain a current, unrestricted clinical license to practice clinical psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. A clinical psychology license is defined as a license that allows the Clinical Psychologist to practice independently without clinical supervision.
- Have a minimum of three (3) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical psychology in a mental health setting working with an adult population, or with children and teens if specifically working with that population.
- Must possess the ability to independently: Conduct psychosocial assessments and provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational, and other diversified backgrounds. Provide counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, and families. Provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and compliance with treatment. Evaluate own practice through participation in a professional peer review case conferences or other organized means.
- Must possess the knowledge and experience to: Use computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, and tracking, especially those programs in use by DoD. Use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illness/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology.
- Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical psychology work services
- Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, evidenced-based therapies, and psychological testing/psych diagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders. The following are desirable skills:
- Individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples’ therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
- Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and inpatient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
- Participates in military specific training (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress.
HCW Education Requirements:
In addition to the qualifications listed in the contract, HCWs shall meet the following additional education and experience requirements: Have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program. Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology.
Clinical Competency: Each HCW requesting clinical privileges shall be required to demonstrate clinical competency, IAW Section 5 of the PWS, within the past two years in the required clinical discipline through their qualifying and credentialing packages.
The duty section will determine the schedule, which can range between 0700 and 1700, Monday through Friday, with a one-hour unpaid lunch break per day. The number of hours will not exceed 40 hours per week. Clinical Psychologists shall receive notification two weeks prior to a reassignment. Temporary alternate duty locations deemed by the Medical Group Commander or designee may be approved if mission permits.
Scope of Work:
- Practice within the guidelines of their state licensing board, American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, and MTF privileges.
- Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral sources, as appropriate.
- Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders.
- Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
- Assist in rehabilitation of patients.
HCWs ☒will be able to bill the Government for participation in administrative and clinical functions (i.e., orientation, quality improvement programs, clinical/administrative data collection, meetings, and training). Specific tasks associated with duties beyond the tasks outlined in the contract PWS include:
- Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: Quality Improvement meeting, professional staff meetings, Commander's staff meetings, Mental Health Flight meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Mental Health Flight Commander or his/her designated representative.
- Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.
OMV Medical offers its employees Competitive pay & benefits
OMV Medical Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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