Neuropsychologist

Location
Fayetteville USA-FL-Fort Walton USA-NC-Camp Lejeune USA-CA-San Diego, NC
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Function
IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD POTFF Program

The Neuropsychologist position supporting this effort will be responsible for the following:  

Functions as a relatively autonomous Neuropsychologist in administering and scoring neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive and personality test instruments) to SOF personnel.

 

Performs assessments using interview, formal psychological testing and consultation, as appropriate.

Selects established diagnostic evaluation procedures.

 

Gathers case history, complaints or other problem-related information for use in the evaluation and diagnosis of said patients.

 

Interprets validity and significance of data collected, prepares written notes that integrate the behavioral observations and test data; makes recommendations for further action.

 

Maintains accurate and current notes in patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.

 

Oversees clinic Psychometrists and mental health technicians in their day-to-day testing functions.

Administers routine or standardized neuropsychological tests.

 

Uses standardized procedures to score various tests.

 

Records data in/on appropriate files or records. Complete all encounters documentation within 72 hours.

Observes and records patients’ behavior during testing in appropriate records.

 

Tabulates test results.

 

Utilizes computer software and pre-designed database to enter, retrieve, and update patient assessment data.

 

Writes neuropsychological reports to referring provider based on the results of neuropsychological data while also considering patient neuro-imaging findings, laboratory data, medical history, psychiatric history and presenting complaints.

 

Monitors the supply of neuropsychological testing materials and coordinates the ordering of needed supplies with the supervising Neuropsychologist and the responsible noncommissioned officer.

 

Provides basic training in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological test instruments, as well as interview techniques, to military and civilian trainees as appropriate.

 

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

 

Provides psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs.

 

Provides consultation and program development regarding patient compliance with accepted medical treatment.

Assists and participates in special event informational seminars.

 

Conducts command directed mental health evaluations performed IAW DOD Directive 6490.4.

 

Conducts neuro-psychological evaluations required as part of the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) status review, Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), and clinical consultation from various medical departments and services.

 

Supports assessment activities for military service members undergoing selection processes to enter Special Operations organizations and programs.

 

The Contractor HCP shall assume additional administrative or clinical duties as requested or needed to ensure sustainment of normal organization operations and ensure compliance with JC standards, to include, but not limited to, managing daily schedules, reviewing and dis-positioning consults, monitoring appointment utilization and patient access to care, conducting mandatory clinical training.

 

Education
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.

 

    License: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands.
 

    The contractor shall have successfully completed an Internship/Residency in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Qualifications The neuropsychologist shall have post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in the form of a clinical neuropsychology residency or clinical neuropsychology fellowship of one year or more.

 

Candidate must possess, or be eligible to apply for, the ABPP board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology and shall have practiced as a neuropsychologist for at least two of the past five years.

 

The Government prefers candidates who have at least two years of experience working as Neuropsychologist or Neuropsychology Fellow in a DoD setting.

 

Must be willing to complete Neuropsychological Assessment in both outpatient and inpatient settings, have special knowledge of neuropsychology testing procedures, neuropsychology laboratory management and neuropsychological research design.

 

The contractor shall possess a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.

 

The contractor shall have successfully completed an Internship/Residency in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.

 

Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.

 

Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands.

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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