Clinical Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 797008   Announcement Number: NE2018013-797008P5506937-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 332720700

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  797008
1. Title of Job

Clinical Psychologist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

13

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

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.  Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Clinical Psychologist

21. Geographic Availability

062342073 Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.

2. Are you the spouse of an active duty military member and eligible for Military Spouse Preference? (You must submit a copy of your military sponsor's Permanent Change in Station (PCS) orders with your application.)

To be eligible you must have been married to your military sponsor prior to reporting to the new duty assignment; AND, must have accompanied your military sponsor on a PCS move; AND, the position for which you are applying must be within the commuting area of your military sponsor's new permanent duty station.

A. Yes
B. No

3. Carefully read the following descriptions of education, internship training and license. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for the Supervisory Clinical Psychologist. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select.

A. I have successfully completed all of the requirements for a doctoral degree (PhD, PsyD, or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology. If you answered yes, you must submit a copy of your college transcript. Your resume will not be considered if you fail to provide.
B. My education is not reflected in the above statement.

4. Do you possess completion of a one year psychology clinical internship training program that is APA accredited or is judged fully equivalent. If answering "yes", make sure your resume reflects the location, duration (beginning and ending dates including month and year), and specialty of the completed internship. If your resume does not reflect you possess this internship experience, your resume will not be considered. If your psychology clinical internship training program is not APA accredited it will be your responsibility to demonstrate your training program's equivalence.

A. Yes
B. No

Please provide the beginning and ending dates including month and year of your one year psychology clinical internship training program.

5. Do you possess an active, current, unrestricted license as a Psychologist by the recognized licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the US Virgin Islands? If answering "yes", make sure your resume lists the type of licensure you possess and from where it was obtained and most recent date it was awarded or submit a copy. If your resume does not reflect you possess, your resume will not be considered.

A. Yes
B. No

Please list your active, current, unrestricted license as a Psychologist and most recent date it was awarded.

6. Do you have one or more years of progressively responsible related experience as a Professional Clinical Psychologist that clearly demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills or abilities and/or competencies necessary for successful job performance? Examples of creditable specialized experience includes serving as professional Clinical Psychologist performing duties such as evaluating, diagnosing and assessing a variety of patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders; applying psychological theories, principles to explain, or justify psychological diagnoses, conclusions, findings or treatment recommendations.

A. Yes
B. No

For the following task statements, choose the response (A-E) from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Select only one letter per statement. Ensure that your application supports all of your responses.

A- I have no experience performing this task.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations 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 carry out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

7. Provide psychological assessment and evaluation to patients diagnosed with substance abuse disorder in order to address patient condition.

8. Provide psychological assessment and evaluation to patients diagnosed with psychiatric disorder in order to address patient condition.

9. Assess mental health patient responses to treatment and determine subsequent treatment efforts.

10. Model appropriate response strategies to emotionally and physically agitated patients diagnosed with substance abuse and psychiatric disorders in order to meet the needs of the patient.

11. Plan and conduct group treatment interventions for patients with co-existing psychiatric disorders in order to care for patient.

12. Lead multidisciplinary treatment teams in order to monitor the progress of substance abuse disordered patients.

13. Conduct psychological test batteries in order to assess patient condition.

14. Evaluate patients to determine appropriate levels of care or treatment required for the diagnosis.

15. Supervise and review the work of paraprofessional addiction counselors in order to provide guidance.

16. Work as part of a department and hospital management team in order to conduct performance improvement and clinical program development activities.

17. Oversee and monitor the clinical activities at a Clinic in order to support the day to day operation.

18. Monitor the activities of a Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program or comparable program in order to support the full range of psychological services.

19. Apply professional knowledge of psychological principles, theories, methods and techniques in the delivery of clinical psychological patient services.

20. Provide prevention, screening, intervention, and treatment for patients diagnosed with substance abuse in order to treat patient

21. Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team in order to evaluate recovery programs, such as biopsychosocial model, twelve-step philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and the American Society of Addiction Medicine patient placement dimensions.

22. Stay abreast of new concepts and techniques and use as appropriate in order to provide the best care for the patient.