MEDCOM

Clinical Psychologist

US-GA-FT. BENNING
Job ID
2017-4164
# Positions
1
Category
Behavioral Health
Salary Range
$85,816 to $111,560 / per year
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

 

Key Items Required:

  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • This position requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • All Health Care Providers must be able to possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
  • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.


This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

About the Position:

  • This position will be located at Martin Army Community Hospital, Department of Behavioral Health, Outpatient Psychiatry Services in Ft. Benning, GA.
  • Preferred candidates will have completed an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral graduate program and an APA accredited predoctoral internship.
  • A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.
  • Fort Benning is located in the "Tri-Community" comprised of Columbus, GA; Ft. Benning, GA; and Phenix City, AL. Columbus (third-largest city in Georgia) is a growing community of 250,000. Besides being the home of the Best Army Installation in the World, Columbus houses the corporate headquarters of many leading companies. The stunning Florida gulf shores and Blue Ridge Mountains are only a few hours' drive. For more information, please visit http://www.army.mil/info/organization/benning/.

 

 

Responsibilities

Position is:   NON SUPERVISORY

 

As a Clinical Psychologist at Fort Benning, you will:

  • Perform psychological testing on children, adolescents and adults.
  • Provide timely feedback to Primary Care Managers regarding consultations findings and recommendations.
  • Develop specific clinical pathways or best practice programs for targeted patient groups (e.g., patients with acute stress symptoms and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
  • Use objective and measurable outcomes to evaluate treatment effectiveness and make adjustments if appropriate for increased compliance and efficacy.

Qualifications

Qualifications: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement for Clinical Psychologist:

Degree: Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.  In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

  • Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
  • Specialized experience is defined as: Performing psychological evaluations of behavioral health patients, providing behavioral health consultation to a multi-disciplinary medical team, evaluating behavioral health treatment effectiveness and referring behavioral health patients to specialty mental health services. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
  • Licensure: This position requires a current, active, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice Psychology independently, offered by a U.S. State, District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory or jurisdiction.
  • Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

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