Clinical Psychologist in Virginia Beach, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0021206

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Clinical Psychologist

Key Role:
Provide technical expertise, guidance, and direct clinical services in the area of operational psychology. Analyze, plan, and initiate resiliency programs for preventing and treating behavioral health issues to support all aspects of service member readiness and resilience. Conduct, administer, and interpret a full spectrum of psychological assessment tools and consult with command personnel, manage process improvement, program validation, and research, and develop and manage appropriate personnel selection records and filing systems. Maintain responsibility for the management and disposition of referrals for behavioral health care and provide professional development and awareness education to leadership and Forces personnel, as requested. Provide crisis response and follow-up care in the event of unit casualties or other serious incidents, function as a liaison between unit personnel and base or community helping professionals or agencies, support the assessment and selection of incoming personnel, and provide feedback to unit leadership on the suitability of personnel to serve within certain military organizations or positions, when required. Ensure all deliverables meet professional standards and guidelines defined by the organization's commander or senior operational psychologist. Provide technical expertise, consultation, and direct support in the areas of assessment and selection of personnel, operational support, human performance enhancement, and the provision of clinical services to unit members and maintain credentialing requirements in good standing at a local military treatment facility.

Basic Qualifications:
-2+ years of experience with independently practicing clinical psychology in a government
environment, including a DoD or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF environment 
-Experience with performing psychological tests on a computer, word processing, and database and spreadsheet programs and producing reports and correspondence
-Experience with training for the assessment and treatment of alcohol and substance abuse conditions, domestic violence, child abuse, post-traumatic stress, mood and anxiety conditions, and family and marital issues
-Experience with psychological assessment, behavioral health, behavioral research, organizational effectiveness literature, operational psychology, performance enhancement and training, and industrial or organizational psychology
-Ability to show completion of an APA-approved internship, residency in clinical psychology, or an internship or residency
-Ability to maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-PhD or PsyD degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology 
-Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification, as certified by the American Heart Association

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with the military or Forces preferred
-Experience with personnel assessment and selection and the Forces’ personnel selection processes
-Experience with training for critical incident or stress trauma interventions
-Experience with post-doctoral training for qualification as an aerospace psychologist, as demonstrated by the completion of USAF or USA aviation psychology training, including USAFSAM's Air Force's Aviation Mishap Intervention and Prevention course and USASAM's Aeromedical Psychology training course
-Experience in working with physicians and providing medical psychological services preferred
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Active TS/SCI clearance
-Completion of SERE Orientation or Certification through the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA)

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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