Clinical Psychologist (Psychodiagnostician)


Vacancy ID: 1041224   Announcement Number: NCMD145448071041224D   USAJOBS Control Number: 360562100

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 1041224


1. Title of Job

Clinical Psychologist (Psychodiagnostician)


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

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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.
822 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
823 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
824 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
825 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
826 Job supervisor
827 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
828 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
829 School Placement/Career Office
830 Employment Office
831 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.


001 Clinical Psychologist (Psychodiagnostician)

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:


240130031 Bethesda, MD

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 Clinical Psychologist (Psychodiagnostician) position with the Department of the Defense.
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.

A. I have successfully completed all of the requirements for at least a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
B. I do not possess the education described above.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the experience you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Clinical Psychologist (Psychodiagnostician) at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service which includes administering psychological tests, interpreting psychological tests, determining mental health diagnoses, developing psychiatric treatment plans, and providing training to behavioral health staff.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to the 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 from a U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction. Do you possess a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license as a Psychologist from a U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction? (Note: You must attach a copy of your license.)

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

A- I have not had education, training, or experience with 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.

4. Provide professional consultation to psychiatric inpatients and/ or outpatients.

5. Administer a variety of psychological assessment tools to evaluate patients.

6. Utilize a full range of evaluation procedures to consult complex psychiatric patients.

7. Select the appropriate psychological modality depending on patient's needs.

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.

8. Provide a full range of psychological treatment to beneficiaries in psychiatry.

9. Participate on a psychological treatment planning committee.

10. Present treatment expertise in clinical psychology on all levels of severity.

11. Review treatment goals with psychological patients.

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.

12. Provide psychological testing feedback to multi-disciplinary teams including inpatient, and/or outpatient teams.

13. Provide direct supervision of pre and/or post doctoral students.

14. Direct the clinical rotation aspects of a psychiatric clinic.

15. Provide direct instruction to a variety of medical staff including: psychometrics and/or psychology technicians.

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.

16. Interpret psychological tests of psychiatric patients in order to treat them.

17. Utilize a variety of personality tests such as: multi-phasic personality inventories, clinical multi-axial inventories, personality assessment inventories, and/or inkblot tests.

18. Present professional training on psychological assessment regarding the functions of these measures to paraprofessionals, such as psychology interns.

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.

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.

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.