Clinical Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 792450   Announcement Number: NCMD12PCMHET707302792450D   USAJOBS Control Number: 331823800

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 792450


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

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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 Clinical Psychologist

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:


061328071 Fort Irwin, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

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.
We will evaluate your resume and your response to this Occupational Questionnaire 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 this questionnaire.

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 Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.

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 submit your unofficial transcripts with your application package.)
B. My education is not reflected in the above statement.

2. Select the one statement below that best describes the experience that 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 grade level in the Federal service which includes: screening and evaluating patients, providing assessments and diagnosis, and developing treatment recommendations.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

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 that you have a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license as a Psychologist in a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States. Do you self-certify that you possess this license? (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your licensure with your application package.)

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience with performing these duties.
B- I have limited 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 unusually complex situations.
E- I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by workers/superiors to assist them with unusually complex situations related to this task because of my expertise.

4. Treat patients utilizing psychosocial plans and strategies targeting medical and psychological aspects of health and disease.

5. Conduct healthy lifestyle groups, to include educational and skill-building interventions that enhance the patient's health.

6. Utilize evidence-based treatment for areas of behavioral medicine (e.g., chronic pain, obesity and sleep problems) to develop patient care recommendations.

7. Engage patients in facilitating lifestyle changes by applying behavioral and/or self-management techniques.

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.

8. Provide brief, focused bio-psychosocial assessments of patients in a primary care setting.

9. Apply population-based healthcare principles for patients in a primary care setting regardless of problem presented.

10. Utilize brief, focused evidence-based interventions (1-4 sessions on average) for patients presenting with a broad range of behavioral health problems.

11. Consult with interdisciplinary team members to determine patient care decisions.

12. Formulate diagnostic and treatment recommendations for patients.

13. Present patient treatment recommendations to medical teams (i.e., physicians, social workers, psychologists, and nursing staff as appropriate.)

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.

14. Assess patient in a time limited, 15- to 30-minute session.

15. Provide brief, focused assessments to patients utilizing rapid problem identification.

16. Define patients' needs with limited follow up.

17. Refer patients who require specialty care and/or community resources beyond the scope of practice of primary care.

18. Document care and recommendations in patient's medical record within prescribed tie frames (approximately 72 hours).

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.

19. 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.
Failing to select a response will result in your application packet 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.