Clinical Psychologist serving as Clinical Child Psychologist
Department of the Navy Naval Medical Command
July 2, 2018
$75,628 to $98,317 per year
Full Time - Experienced
You will serve as a Clinical Child Psychologist at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka. In this position you will provide a wide range of clinical services to eligible children from birth to 22 years of age. You may also provide a full range of clinical psychology services to adults as needed.
You will execute a full range of clinical psychological diagnostic, strategies, procedures, and intervention services for Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS).
As part of a team you will provide consultation to medical, clinical providers and school personnel on complex pediatric mental health cases.
You will provide psychological assessments of children who exhibit chronic behaviors of unsatisfactory adjustment to the school environment.
You will administer, score and interpret psycho-diagnostic tests used for diagnosing mental, personality, behavioral disorders for children and adolescents.
Evaluate referred clients for education eligibility or early intervention and treatment planning.
You will provide direct therapy, consultation, and co-teaching models of services to children as indicated by evaluation and on the Individualized Education Program (IEP) or an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
This is an overseas position. You will be subject to and must be able to satisfy the overseas requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025v1230.pdf
To learn more about the living and working condition at this military installation go to: http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position.
Military Spouses and Family Members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
A Cost-of-Living-Allowance (COLA) of 30% will be added to the stated salary. COLA is subject to change at any time.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. Section 1599c, title 10, United States Code provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements in health care occupations.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 07/09/2018.. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 07/09/2018 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of clinical psychologist experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: independently carrying out initial evaluations, crisis intervention, psychosocial evaluations, psychological testing, educational advocacy, individual, family and group psychotherapy for children and adolescents ages birth to 22, and family members; providing services and consultations with a multidisciplinary medical model team.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This position has selective placement factors that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. Failure to document the selective placement factors in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating. The selective placement factors are:
Possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification;
Possession of a permanent, full and unrestricted clinical psychologist license issued by a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Completion of 1-year American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical internship; OR completion of 1-year clinical internship NOT American Psychological Association (APA) accredited, but I have completed an APA-accredited postdoctoral residency or fellowship or have attained board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP); OR previous employment as a Clinical Psychologist commissioned/employed in the Navy prior to March 27, 2015 and has completed 1-year clinical internship training program NOT American Psychological Association (APA) accredited.
Completion of a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology or the equivalent in specialized training and supervised practice.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member.
For those applicants located outside of the commuting area, a service agreement may be negotiated in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation and applicable Department of the Navy policies.
Tour of duty will be 3 years.
Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. Work may be performed in the EDIS sites, homes, DoDDS, medical treatment facilities, child development centers, youth activities centers and other settings as necessary.
Civilian employment in the competitive service in foreign areas shall be limited to a period of 5 continuous years unless interrupted by at least 2 years of physical presence in the United States or non-foreign area.
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the well qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage. For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. http://cpol.army.mil/library/permiss/2801ss.html.
Background checks and secret security clearance
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