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Psychologist

Choctaw Defense Services Fort Knox, KY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary: Provide internal clinical behavioral health and leader support and training to commanders and Soldiers within the Office of the Command Psychologist US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC).

Primary Duties:

· Implement and recommend unit behavioral health initiatives that culminate in proactive measures creating a positive and safe environment for Soldiers and their Families

· Implement the Integrated Leader Development Program

· Identify factors that negatively affect desired organizational culture

· Advise and train leaders to identify signs of stress and subsequent appropriate leader actions

· Implement evidence-based/evidence-informed, approved psychotherapy modalities

· Conduct a variety of activities to include, but are not limited to, training, coaching, creating surveys, conducting, and analyzing research, reviewing Serious Incident Reports; identifying trends that may impede organizational or individual effectiveness, and develop/implement strategies to improve unit success

· Complete and maintain all military and professional licensure training requirements and ensure all professional licenses and certifications are in good standing and unrestricted

· Safeguard information and client confidentiality

· Willing to work outside a normal business day to support the USAREC Psychology Services mission

· Willing to perform other job duties as assigned and aligned with the USAREC Psychology Services’ mission

Competencies:

· Strong clinical skills, assessment skills, interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Comfortable leading large and small group discussions and training

· Be trustworthy and able to inspire confidence and respect from all stakeholders

· Commitment to the USAREC Psychology Services’ mission

· Confidence and ability to negotiate challenging situations that require tact and diplomacy

· Ethical, open-minded, and commitment to diversity and inclusion

Education, Experience, Skills:

· Hold a Ph.D. doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)

· Have one (1) year of supervised clinical experience at an APA accredited internship program that provides psychological services under the direct supervision of a licensed psychologist as required by the Association of Psychology and Postdoctoral Internship Center (APPIC)

· Shall be in good standing and hold an unrestricted Clinical Psychologist license issued from a state or territory licensing board of the United States of America

· Shall be computer literate and have the ability to operate Microsoft Office Suite programs

· Strong listening, observation, and communication skills

· Highly analytical mindset

· Empathetic and sensitive when working with patients

· Possess expert diagnostic skills

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining the physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunities to move about. May be required to work on peripheral computer equipment at site-specific locations. This position requires reviewing summaries, reports, and making decisions to solve problems, or to achieve work objectives as well as articulating and expressing those solutions and goals. The ability for visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear and understand speech.

Work Environment

Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Additional Qualifying Factors

As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, a health screening to include TB testing, obtain and maintain a Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support Certification approved by the American Heart Associations, be successfully credentialed by the base Medical Treatment Facility, have acceptable references, obtain a favorable adjudicated National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) or an equivalent or higher investigation in accordance with Army Directive 2014-05, and obtain a Common Access card which allows access to the military base and protected data. You must have reliable transportation to/from work and the ability to travel to other bases as requested to perform your contracted duties.

Company Description
Choctaw Defense Services, Inc. is a tribally-owned Certified Small Business 8(a) contractor offering program management, maintenance, facility support, and staffing services to government and commercial clients across the globe. Our commitment to delivering quality solutions and reliable staff with steadfast professionalism remains the priority. These offerings are delivered with thorough communication, no surprises, and agility at each stage of every project. It is our privilege to serve you as you entrust us to fulfill your business needs.

Choctaw Defense Services

Choctaw Defense Services, Inc. is a tribally-owned Certified Small Business 8(a) contractor offering program management, maintenance, facility support, and staffing services to government and commercial clients across the globe. Our commitment to delivering quality solutions and reliable staff with steadfast professionalism remains the priority. These offerings are delivered with thorough communication, no surprises, and agility at each stage of every project. It is our privilege to serve you as you entrust us to fulfill your business needs.

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