Clinical Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 822994   Announcement Number: SWEX13000000822994D   USAJOBS Control Number: 335914200

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 822994


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:

 

 


002 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:


201823103 Fort Leavenworth, KS

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 GS-13 position with 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. Have you satisfactorily completed all the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology? NOTE: You must provide transcripts with your application package.

A. Yes, I possess the degree as described.
B. No, I do not possess the degree as described.

2. Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 in the Federal Service or equivalent? Specialized experience is defined as: developing and implementing Individual Treatment Programs for assigned cases based on in-depth evaluation of data collected from patient; experience in utilizing the therapeutic modalities of individual and group therapy to address patients needs and progress; experience in conducting initial interviews of incoming patients to obtain in-depth psychological case history information in order to establish a complete picture of the patients emotional development; and implementing processes to measure treatment program effectiveness.

A. Yes, I possess the experience as described.
B. No, I do not possess the experience as described.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

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 the employee to pass a Criminal History Background Check. Are you willing to complete and pass a Criminal History Background Check?

4. Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall possess a high degree of maturity and emotional stability. Do you have a high degree of maturity and emotional stability?

5. This position requires the employee to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance. Are you willing to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance?

6. The work requires frequent, direct contact in the detention of inmates convicted of offenses against the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Regularly-assigned contacts with inmates expose the incumbent to daily stress and the threat of potentially dangerous situations such as verbal and/or physical attack by the inmate population. Are you willing to perform work that requires frequent, direct contact in the detention of inmates convicted of offenses against the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice?

7. This position requires the employee to receive a medical screening upon appointment and an annual re-evaluation. Are you willing to receive a medical screening upon appointment and annually thereafter?

8. This position requires the employee to undergo screening for tuberculosis in conjunction with their annual medical evaluation. Are you willing to undergo screening for tuberculosis in conjunction with an annual medical evaluation?

9. DOD Directive 1010.1 and DA Regulation 600-85, Chapter 10, require periodic drug testing for persons hired into this position. New employees will be required to sign a DA Form 5019, Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical under the Drug Abuse Testing Program. Are you willing to comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program Requirements?

10. The position requires the employee to possess and maintain a current, unrestricted license as a doctoral level psychologist. Do you posses a current, unrestricted license as a doctoral level psychologist?

11. Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall have no civilian felony convictions or court-martial convictions for any offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year.  Do you have a civilian felony conviction or court-martial conviction for any offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year?

A. No, I have no civilian felony convictions or court-martial convictions for an offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year
B. Yes, I have a civilian felony conviction or court-martial conviction for an offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. If you are using the paper OPM Form 1203FX instead of not applying online, you must continue to record your responses in Section 25 to the following questions sequentially with the next question number on this form.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
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.

12. Conduct intake evaluations to determine immediate and long-term patient care requirements.

13. Select treatment priorities based on intake evaluations of patients.

14. Perform bio-psychological evaluations to assess patient conditions and symptoms.

15. Evaluate the comprehensiveness of patient intake to ensure proper assessment of conditions.

16. Evaluate potential referral sources to ensure patient receives appropriate care based on diagnosis of symptoms.

17. Oversee the interpretation of a wide variety of psychological diagnostic instruments.

18. Train staff members on application and use of psychodiagnostic techniques and applications.

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. Develop guidelines for the appropriate application and administration of psychological test materials.

20. Monitor test administration to ensure all tests are managed in a secure environment and secure test instrument inventory to ensure integrity of test materials are not compromised.

21. Approve selection of various tests for use in initial patient assessment as well as additional instruments to be administered.

22. Evaluate complex test results to ensure patient diagnosis is comprehensive and accurate.

23. Complete comprehensive reports integrating the results obtained from identified psychological tests

24. Administer, score and interpret evidence-based psychological instruments designed to identify risk posed by sex offenders.

25. Identify test methods to assist in complex differential diagnosis when patient presents complex or unusual symptoms.

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.

26. Develop treatment processes to address complex and unusual symptoms presented by patients.

27. Provide evidence-based practices for the individual and group treatment of PTSD.

28. Provide best practice interventions for the treatment of sex offenders.

29. Train staff members on application of therapeutic methods to address patient symptoms. Approve treatment modality for individual patients to ensure patient receives appropriate care.

30. Provide crisis counseling for acutely disturbed patients.

31. Create and implement treatment groups designed to address specific diagnostic concerns or daily living skills

32. Provide best practice and evidenced-based interventions for patients referred for treatment.

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.

33. Provide psychological evaluations to patients receiving care from other medical specialties.

34. Consult with health care providers from a wide range of specialties to ensure comprehensive medical care is provided.

35. Provide training to a multidisciplinary team including psychologists, social workers and paraprofessionals in intervention and assessment methods.

36. Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans for recommendation to treatment teams consisting of physicians, social workers, nursing staff and other medical professionals.

37. Develop technical guidelines for clinic to ensure paraprofessionals provide care in accordance with professional standards.

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.

38. Conduct clinical research to identify efficacy of treatment groups.

39. Define methodology to research psychological disorders.

40. Identify new treatment methodologies based on results of empirical research and update treatment groups consistent with that research.

41. Recommend allocation of research projects, to include contracting research services, to address significant issues in clinical psychology.

42. Coordinate research with medical professionals in other specializations to enhance current research.

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.

43. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and 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.