MEDCOM

Clinical Psychologist

US-NY-FT. DRUM
Job ID
2017-4201
# Positions
1
Category
Behavioral Health
Salary Range
Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

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

 

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

 

This position is located at the Department of Behavioral Health for the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) initiative, Fort Drum, NY. This work involves treating soldiers with a broad range of behavioral health concerns in specific combat divisions at various locations around the world.

 

Preferred candidates will have completed an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral graduate program and an APA accredited predoctoral internship.

 

Fort Drum, home of the 10th Mountain Division, is located in Northern New York's picturesque North County. As one of the most historically unique and geographically beautiful areas of the United States, the area offers bountiful outdoor recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, boating, sailing, scuba diving, white water rafting, and winter sports of all types. Fort Drum borders Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, Canada, the Adirondack Mountains, and Vermont. Guthrie Army Health Center is located at Fort Drum, New York, near the city of Watertown. Watertown is located in the scenic 1,000 lakes region of upstate New York. Museums and historic points of interest include the War of 1812 Battlefield in Sackets Harbor, Boldt Castle, Millionaire's Row, the Antique Boat Museum, lighthouses, Burrville Cider Mill, the Clayton Opera House, and the Jefferson County Historical Society. Additionally, the area provides quaint downtown shopping, on-the-water dining, and family amusements that make Watertown a great place to live.

 

The Department of Behavioral Health consists of four Embedded Behavioral Health Teams, the Child and Family Behavioral Health System, the Family Advocacy Program, the Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Clinic, and the Army Substance Abuse Program. The department has over 120 employees in seven different buildings to provide exceptional behavioral health care to Soldiers and Family members.

 

For more information, please visit the following links:
http://www.watertownny.com/
http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/

 

 

 

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

 

Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

 

Responsibilities

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will:

  • Provide individual and group therapy, using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy.
  • Assess acute mental health conditions in beneficiaries who present with such issues.
  • Screen and interview patients, perform bio-psychological social evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices relating to psychological counseling.
  • Evaluate overall effectiveness of therapeutic effort and institute changes to increase effectiveness of therapeutic efforts.

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: Successful completion of a 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 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.

 

Licensure Requirement: A current, active, valid, and unrestricted clinical license to practice Psychology independently offered by a U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction is required.

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