Avosys Technology Inc

Psychologist

Job Locations US-AZ-Tucson
ID
2021-1235
Category
Healthcare - Physician
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Avosys is a growing integrator of professional, technological and management solutions services. Founded in 1998, Avosys provides services nationwide to Federal, Commercial, Local and State clients. We recognize the foundation of our firm is our people and we continue to rise above our competition by hiring the best.

 

Is it your calling to serve our Nation’s Heroes? Avosys is seeking a Psychologist to provide outpatient services to the military and their families at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Maximize family time with no weekend, Holiday, or on-call requirements
  • Maintain work-life balance with guaranteed 8-hour shifts
  • Take advantage of our competitive, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability & 401(k)

Responsibilities

Primarily responsible for assessing, diagnosing, treatment planning, and behavioral health treatment.

  • Complete psychosocial assessment (appropriate to patient type and reason for referral) to assist in development of a care plan.
  • Provide brief, targeted intervention for identified patients.
  • Provide education/consultation to patient/family, treatment team and community.
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and patient records of all patients seen.
  • Integrate practice and institutional expectations.
  • Provide timely continuing care planning.
  • Actively collaborate with case management and health care team in identification of outcome indicators, in data collection and analysis and in subsequent system improvement.
  • Provide individual and/or family therapy for identified patients.
  • Formulate and conduct educational, therapeutic, and/or support groups.
  • Contribute to the training experience of mental health technicians.
  • Crisis response and follow-up care in the event of unit casualties or other serious incidents.
  • Participate in and utilize supervision to assess level of competence in clinical areas, identifies areas for professional growth and establishes mutually agreed upon goals.
  • Treatment planning using evidence based psychotherapeutic interventions.
  • Produce reports of evaluations and/or treatment as required.
  • Assist and participate in psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs.
  • Clinical supervision of para-professional staff, students pursuing and advanced degree in psychology, and unlicensed psychologist.
  • Use of behavior health measures, symptoms checklists, and psychological/neuro-psychological assessment instruments to assist in diagnostic clarification and treatment planning.
  • Consult with medical personnel, legal authorities and military commands as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.) or Psychology Doctor (Psy.D.) Degree.
  • Completion of an American Psychological Association (APA) approved internship/residency in clinical psychology.
  • Minimum 1-year post-doctoral experience within the past 5 years, preferably in a Government setting.
  • English language proficiency: must be proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively without speech impediment.
  • Demonstrate basic writing skills.
  • No record of emotional instability, personality disorder, unresolved mental health problems or substance abuse concerns.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of medical/mental health terminology.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge/previous application of the DSM (most recent edition).
  • Knowledge of applying 12 Core Functions of Substance Use treatment to clinical assessments.
  • Knowledge of standardized psychological assessments and Evidence based psychotherapeutic interventions (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, RET, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently, productively and accurately with minimal supervision. Aptitude to multi-task and thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment along with excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to a diverse patient and staff.
  • Ability to effectively/efficiently use computer systems and ancillary programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other programs as required. Accuracy with typing and spelling, accurate data.

License - Certifications

  • Current/Maintained unrestricted license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states. License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a State Board or national licensing/certification agency.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.

Other Information

Industry: Defense

US Citizenship Required: Yes

Background Check: Required

Current Clearance Level Required: None

Telework: No

Travel: No

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this on-line application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact (210) 888-0775 or Jobs@Avosys.com for assistance.

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