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  • Clinical Psychologist

    Location US-TX-FT. HOOD
    Job ID
    2017-4236
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Salary Range
    $84,443.00 to $109,781.00 / Per Year Plus Incentives
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    No
  • Overview

    This position is for the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) initiative. 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 Hood is nicknamed The Great Place because of the quality of life the post and area offer Soldiers and their families. Fort Hood covers a total of 340 square miles and rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas, between Killeen and Copperas Cove. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Fort Hood is the ideal location because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities. Please visit: http://pao.hood.army.mil/.

     

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

     

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Not Required

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
    • May be required to work weekend call duties and evenings.

     

    Responsibilities

    As a Clinical Psychologist in Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) at Fort Hood, 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

    US Citizenship Required

     

    Must be a licensed psychologist. A PhD, or manifestly equivalent degree from an APA approved program, and an APA approved internship. Subspecialty positions require additional training and experience.

     

     

    Ability to lead patient care teams

    Ability to provide Psychological consultation

    Ability to provide treatment services

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