PSYCHOLOGIST - OPEN CONTINUOUS


Vacancy ID: 768735   Announcement Number: HP-646-13-JZ768735-R19   USAJOBS Control Number: 329052700

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Vacancy Identification Number

768735

 


1. Title of Job

PSYCHOLOGIST - OPEN CONTINUOUS 

 


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The specialty code(s) for this position is (are):
001 Psychologist

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO011 Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

This section includes items related to the basic eligibility requirements for this vacancy and are related to graduate program and internship accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA). If you are unsure as to whether or not you attended a graduate program or participated in an internship that was accredited by the APA, please reference http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/programs/index.aspx for a list of programs and internships that have been accredited by the APA. Please select the response that best describes your education and/or internship status. You may only select one response for each item. If you feel that your education or internship status exceeds all of the descriptions, choose the description that is the closest to the level that you possess.

1. Which of the following best describes your doctoral education?

A. I possess a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The program was accredited at the time I completed the requirements for my degree. The specialty area of the degree is consistent with the assignment for which I am applying.
B. I am currently in training, and within the next nine months I will possess a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The specialty area of the degree is consistent with the assignment for which I am applying.
C. My education is not reflected by either of the above options.


2. Which of the following best describes your internship status?

A. I have completed a professional psychology internship that was accredited by the APA at the time I completed the internship.
B. I am currently an intern, and within the next nine months I will have completed a professional psychology internship that is accredited by the APA.
C. My internship status is not reflected by either of the above options.


This section includes an item related to the experience requirement for this vacancy. Please select the response that best describes your level of experience. You may only select one response. If you feel that your experience exceeds all of the descriptions, choose the description that is the closest to the level of experience that you possess. If you are unsure as to whether or not you participated in an internship that was accredited by the APA, please reference http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/programs/index.aspx for a list of internships that have been accredited by the APA.

3. Select the response that best describes your level of experience.

A. I am currently an intern, and within the next nine months I will possess the equivalent of at least one year of experience gained through a professional psychology internship accredited by the APA.
B. I possess the equivalent of at least one year of experience gained through a professional psychology internship accredited by the APA.
C. I possess the equivalent of at least one year of postdoctoral experience equivalent in level and difficulty to the GS-11 grade in the Federal Service. Practice at the GS-11 grade level is performed under close supervision by a licensed psychologist and includes diagnosing mental disorders, conducting psychological and/or neuropsychological assessments, treating mental disorders through a variety of modalities, and providing adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders.
D. I possess the equivalent of at least one year of postdoctoral experience equivalent in level and difficulty to a GS-12 in the Federal Service. Practice at the GS-12 level includes diagnosing mental disorders, conducting psychological and/or neuropsychological assessments, treating mental disorders through a variety of modalities, and providing adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders.
E. I do not possess the experience described in A, B, C, or D above.

Psychologists are required to hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia. This requirement may be waived for a period not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment, on the condition that such a psychologist provide care only under the supervision of a psychologist who is so licensed. Non-licensed psychologists who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements may be given a temporary appointment as a graduate psychologist. Failure to obtain licensure during that period is justification for termination of the appointment. The following item is for informational purposes only - you will not be screened in or out of the selection process on the basis of your response to this item.

4. Do you hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia?

A. Yes
B. No

The following items are related to agency employment eligibility requirements. Please respond “Yes” or “No” to each of the following questions.


 

5. Are you a U.S. Citizen?

A. Yes
B. No


6. Can you proficiently speak, read, write, and understand the English language?

A. Yes
B. No

7. Are you willing to undergo a comprehensive background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, contact with all references, employers, co-workers, personal associates, and review of your driving record, credit history, criminal history, and military service?

A. Yes
B. No

8. Applicants must undergo a pre-employment medical examination and be medically suitable to perform the essential duties of a Psychologist efficiently and without hazard to themselves and others. Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical examination?

A. Yes
B. No

9. Prior to appointment or following appointment to a position you may be selected for random testing for illegal drug use. Are you willing to undergo urinalysis drug tests?

A. Yes
B. No