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Clinical Psychologist Luke Air Force Base

DirectShifts

DirectShifts

St Luke, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Clinical Psychologist for Luke Air Force Base

56 Medical Group, Arizona

Outpatient Psychologist working with Active Duty in the Mental Health Clinic

Qualifications:

  1. Have a minimum of five years experience as a licensed clinical psychologist in a clinical setting utilizing the DSM-5 for diagnosis.
  2. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from an APA accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
  3. Successful completion from an internship in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.
  4. Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.

Duties:

  • Practice within the guidelines of their state licensing board, American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, and MTF privileges.
  • Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral sources.
  • Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders.
  • Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
  • Assist in the rehabilitation of patients.
  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders, as required.
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in the patient’s electronic medical record (EMR) within the timeframe of policy and procedures for all patients seen, as appropriate, and produce reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
  • Participates in military-specific training (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre/post deployment screening)
  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, evidenced-based therapies, and psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders.
  • Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.
  • Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: Quality Improvement meeting, professional staff meetings, Commander's staff meetings, Mental Health Flight meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Mental Health Flight Commander or his/her designated representative.

Hours/schedule

Monday- Friday; 40 hours per week

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