HJF is seeking a Psychologist through the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University, to support the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) program at Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) located at Camp Lejeune, NC. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CHAMP.
Functions in capacity as a member of the medical staff. Performs duties as a practitioner and consultant in regard to mental health conditions, as well as performance enhancement. Must possess or be eligible for a secret security clearance.
- Responsible for the delineation, design and application of psychological procedures and techniques for patient care, procedural documentation, consultation and organizational development, research, and educational training consistent with DOD and American Psychological Association guidelines.
- Engages in diagnostic interviewing, behavioral assessment, psychological treatment of DSM-V diagnoses, and the use of psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders.
- Utilizes behavior health measures, symptoms checklists, and psychological/neuropsychological assessment instruments to assist in diagnostic clarification and treatment planning
- Engages in crisis response and follow-up care in the event of unit casualties or other serious incidents
- Applies performance enhancement techniques to include goal setting, visualization techniques, arousal management, and motivation enhancement.
- Conducts and interprets computerized neurocognitive tests and electroencephalography and quantitative electroencephalograph (EEG/QEEG) assessments. Training will be provided if needed.
- Conduct neurofeedback interventions for performance enhancement. Training will be provided if needed.
- Participates in Human Factors meetings to assist command in mitigating risks associated with -a range of stressors
- Maintains accurate and current notes in patient medical records of all patients seen, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required. Complete all medical documentation within 72 hours.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders, as required.
- Supports assessment activities for military service members undergoing ion processes to enter Special Operations organizations and programs. Provides psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs. Conducts command ected mental health evaluations performed JAW DoD ective 6490.4. Conducts neuropsychological evaluations required as part of the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) status review, Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), and clinical consultation from various medical departments and services.
- Develops, and administers, informational seminars covering a range of topics regarding mental health, resilience, and performance psychology for active duty personnel.
- Shall assume additional administrative or clinical duties as requested or needed to ensure sustainment of normal organization operations and ensure compliance with JC standards, to include, but not limited to, managing daily schedules, reviewing and dispositioning consults, monitoring appointment utilization and patient access to care, conducting mandatory clinical training.
- Obtain and maintain clinical privileges with assigned military credentialing authority. Maintain professional license and credentials to practice independently as a clinical psychologist. Will maintain proficiency through attending continuing education and regular consultations with DoD and other agencies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to diagnose and treat psychological problems of all complexities; familiarity with military medical system desirable.Possess working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical psychology programs. Possess computer literacy sufficient to operate a personal computer utilizing psychological test, word processing, database and spread sheet programs, electronic medical record, and possess basic typing skills sufficient to efficiently produce the psychologist's own reports and correspondence,
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: 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 have documented education or experience in performance or sports psychology.
Minimum Experience: Have a minimum of one (1) year's post-doctoral experience within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of psychology in the area of the clinical psychology, preferably in a Government setting such as a Department of Defense (DOD) or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF. Experience with EEG/QEEG and neurofeedback desirable, but no required.
Physical Capabilities: Walking, standing, and sitting; Adjust medical equipment and assist in transporting patients
Required Licenses: Possess and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of umbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Possess and maintain have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Supervise and assist junior physicians and other medical staff
Work Environment: Primarily works in an office setting but may be required from time-to-time to work in open. Emergency Room setting.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, or, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender entity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.