The Adult Psychologist will provide patient assessment, evaluation and develop course of treatment with problems of personality, emotional adjustment, or mental illness and perform psychotherapy with patients, either through individual sessions or through group therapy sessions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) Complete patient assessment, evaluation and develop course of treatment with problems of personality, emotional adjustment, or mental illness and perform psychotherapy with patients, either through individual sessions or through group therapy sessions. Conduct psychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate behavioral health clinical care management and optimize care. Administer and interpret psychological tests which are used for diagnosing mental and personality disorders, and for differentiating between organic and functional causes of behavior disorders. Provide services to high-risk populations including service members pending medical discharge due to physical and/or behavioral health injuries/illnesses, service members who were wounded as a result of their military duties, and the families of service members killed in action. Develop a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with behavioral health care standards for patients and their families.
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.) Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program and must have completed an APA approved clinical psychology internship. Must maintain current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) for the Professional Rescuer; or equivalent. A minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the practice of clinical psychology, preferably in a Government setting such as a DOD or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF and providing clinical services to individuals, couples or groups in clinical psychotherapy services. Must have and maintain a current license to practice Clinical or Counseling Psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current, valid, and unrestricted.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Native preference under PL 93-638. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.