FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • USAF Academy, CO, USA
  • Full Time

Job opening for a Clinical Psychologist - Behavorial Health in Colorado Springs, CO

The Clinical Psychologist Behavorial Health Optimization Program position will work on the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAF) and is a civilian position. Come work with an elite group of collegiate students as they train to become future Officers in the Air Force. The position is contingent upon contract award and works within the extensive military medical system where active duty service members and civilian healthcare providers work side by side. This is an amazing opportunity to work with an insipiring patient population. 

Clinical Psychologist Position Overview: 

  • Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing,
  • and collateral sources, as appropriate
  • Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and
  • Statistical Manual of Disorders
  • Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with
  • illnesses or injuries
  • Assist in rehabilitation of patients

Clinical Psychologist may be required to function in a Specialty Mental Health Clinic or in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) location as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF).

Provider in the Specialty Mental Health Clinic. The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities.

Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.

Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, evidenced-based therapies, and psychological testing/psychodiagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders using the following skills:

Individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.

Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.

Maintains accurate and current notes in the Mental Health records, inpatient medical records and electronic medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.

Participates in military specific training (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, use of the Air Force Guide to Managing Suicidal Behavior, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress) and others as directed by the mental health flight Commander or Air Force policy.

Behavioral Health Consultant in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but not limited to, the following:

Provides brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model.

May provide classes and/or groups in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., drop-in stress management class, group medical visit for a chronic condition).

Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues or specific patients.

Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients referred.

Delivers brief presentations/trainings to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and BHC services.

Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.

 

Clinical Psychologist position Qualifications:

  • APA accredited Internship and Doctorate

  • License to practice (any U.S. State or Territory honored. Active, unrestricted)

  • Minimum of 1 year experience

 

Clinical Psychologist position compensation and benefit packages:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Monday -Friday day hours

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FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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