Operational Psychologist - Multiple Locations and Positions Available Job
Date: Apr 21, 2013
Location: Hurlburt Field, FL, US
Category: Science - Medical
Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, FL, US
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable
Schedule: Full Time
Type of Travel:
Percent of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Duties and Responsibilities:
The contractor shall provide technical expertise, guidance, and direct clinical services in the area of operational psychology to special operations forces (SOF). In concert with an existing active duty, Operational Psychologists, or independently if no such active duty psychologist is available, the contractor shall develop, plan and initiate resiliency programs for preventing and treating behavioral health issues to support all aspects of service member readiness and resilience. The contractor shall assume responsibility for management of referrals and disposition of referrals for behavioral health care. The contractor shall provide professional development and awareness education to leadership and SOF personnel as requested. The contractor shall provide crisis response and follow-up care in the event of unit casualties or other serious incidents. The contractor shall function as liaison between unit personnel and base/community helping professionals/agencies. Where required, contractor shall support the assessment and selection of incoming personnel. This position may include clinical supervision of unlicensed providers or trainees.
Must have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA approved psychology program. The contractor shall have completed an APA approved internship/residency in clinical or counseling psychology. Possess and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Have completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology or have completed a minimum of one (1) year of supervised experience in clinical or counseling psychology. Have a minimum of two (2) years post-doctoral experience within the past five (5) years in the practice of psychology in the area of clinical or counseling psychology, preferably in a Government setting such as a Department of Defense (DOD) or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF. The contractor shall have knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical or counseling psychology programs. Demonstrate computer literacy sufficient to operate a personal computer utilizing psychological tests, word processing, database and spreadsheet programs, and possess a basic typing skill sufficient to efficiently produce the psychologist's own reports and correspondence. The contractor shall possess the ability to conduct, administer, and interpret the full spectrum of psychological assessment tools and to consult with command personnel. The contractor shall conduct baseline and post-event neuropsychological screening and will collect/analyze data and monitor trends in psychological health as directed. The contractor shall have the ability to manage relevant process improvement, program validation, and related research is also expected of the contractor. The contractor shall possess a mastery of psychological assessment, behavioral health, behavioral research, and familiarity with organizational effectiveness literature, operational psychology, performance enhancement and training, and industrial/organizational psychology.
***Operational Psychologists must be deployable and World Wide Qualified. In deployed settings, Operational Psychologists often function as a special staff member assigned to the Task Force Commander. Contractor may be required to receive and maintain clinical practice privileges.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) from an APA approved psychology program with 5 to 7 years of experience, completion of an APA approved internship/residency, a post-doctoral fellowship, and current license to practice psychology.
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