Clinical Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 779772   Announcement Number: NCMD12222008779772D   USAJOBS Control Number: 330348400

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 779772


1. Title of Job

Clinical Psychologist


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants. 
802 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
803 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
804 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
805 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
806 Job supervisor
807 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
808 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
809 School Placement/Career Office
810 Employment Office
811 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
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

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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

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code

for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question. 

 

Code is defined below:

 

 


001 Clincial Psychologsit

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


220772115 Fort Polk, LA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a Clinical Psychologist position with the Department of the Army.
Your resume and the responses you provide to this assessment questionnaire will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit your application.

1. The Clinical Psychologist occupation has specific educational requirements which apply to all positions. From the options below, select the one which describes your educational background. Education must have been completed in a U.S. college, university, or other educational institution that has been accredited by one of the accrediting agencies or associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Transcripts are required at the time of application.

A. I have at least a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology. (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application package.)
B. My education is not reflected in the above statement.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the experience you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Clinical Psychologist at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service. Please note that your resume must support the response you select.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service which includes: performing bio-psychosocial evaluations, determining an appropriate diagnosis, developing treatment plans, and interpreting psychological tests.

B. My experience is not reflected in the statement above.

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

3. This position requires a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license as a Psychologist in a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States. Are you currently licensed as a Psychologist? (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your license with your application package.)

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience..

A- I have no education or training in, or experience with performing these duties.
B- I have training/education but limited or no experience in performing these duties and will require additional guidance and/or supervision to perform at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing these duties with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusual or complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Diagnose mental health conditions in accordance with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria or current accepted standards.

5. Perform bio-psychological social evaluation utilizing principles and practices of psychological counseling.

6. Prepare written case documentation for patient's case file.

7. Provide crisis intervention for individuals and families.

8. Provide clinical consultation to other professionals and paraprofessionals regarding patient diagnosis.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience.

9. Counsel individuals, couples, families, and/or groups utilizing a variety of psychological treatment modalities.

10. Develop comprehensive treatment plans to restore and rehabilitate patients with personal, emotional, and/or mental illnesses.

11. Evaluate patient treatment progress to determine functional status of patients.

12. Establish policies for case staffing.

13. Develop psychotherapeutic techniques to assist patients in adjusting to long-term illness, and in making changes in their patterns of living.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience.

14. Evaluate patient diagnostic summaries for accuracy.

15. Determine the appropriate psychologist test that will be administered to the patient.

16. Interpret results received from complex psychological tests.

17. Provide consultation to patients based upon testing results.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience.

18. Develop professional business plan for behavioral health clinic.

19. Perform a wide variety of quality management/quality assurance (QM/QA) duties to meet Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements.

20. Monitor all test administration for quality assurance.

21. Review statistical data to modify program goals.

For each response of E above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization, & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

This section is used to certify the accuracy of your application package. Please respond yes or no to the following statement.

22. Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
Failure to select a response will result in your application package being removed from consideration.

A. Yes. I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.