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Clinical Psychologist - Yuma, AZ


Job ID:



Yuma Proving Grounds 

Job Category:

Health Care



Employment Type:

Part Time, Contractor




Medical-Health: Doctors-Physicians, General-Other: Medical-Health, Mental Health, Social Service

Job Description:

Position Description
Clinical Psychologist
*******Part-Time Contractor Position ~ 50/month*******
**Position requires a SECRET clearance**
Clinical/Counseling Psychologist provides services at a high standard of quality enabling the POTFF to mitigate the effects of high operational tempos and co-occurring individual and family stress. Performance shall be in accordance with the standards contained in this statement of work and the terms and conditions of the contract. Healthcare services provided shall be of a quality meeting or exceeding current recognized national standards as established by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Joint Commission (JTC), and the American Hospital Association (AHA).  
  • Responsible for the delineation, design and application of psychological procedures and techniques for patient care, procedural documentation, consultation and organizational development, research, and educational training consistent with DOD and American Psychological Association guidelines.
  • Basic competencies are expected in diagnostic interviewing, behavioral assessment, psychological treatment of DSM-IV diagnoses conditions, and the use of psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders.
  • Activities include, but are not limited to, the following: Crisis response and follow-up care in the event of unit casualties or other serious incidents; Provision of individual, family, and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy; Use of behavior health measures, symptoms checklists, and psychological/neuropsychological assessment instruments to assist in diagnostic clarification and treatment planning; Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required; Assist and participate in special event informational seminars; Psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs; Command directed mental health evaluations performed IAW DOD Directive 6490.1; Clinical supervision of para-professional staff, students pursuing an advanced degree in psychology, and unlicensed psychologists.  
  • Maintain professional license and credentials to practice independently as a clinical psychologist. Will maintain proficiency through attending continuing education and regular consultations with DoD and other agencies.  

Job Requirements:

  • The psychologist is required to hold a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Psychology Doctor (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA approved psychology program (or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army).
  • Shall have completed an APA approved internship/residency in clinical psychology (or an internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army).
  • Have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Have a minimum of one (1) year’s post-doctoral experience within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of psychology in the area of the clinical psychology, preferably in a Government setting such as a Department of Defense (DOD) or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF.
  • Prior experience working with physicians providing medical psychological services is desired.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical psychology programs.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy sufficient to operate a personal computer utilizing psychological test, word processing, database and spread sheet programs, electronic medical record, and possess basic typing skills sufficient to efficiently produce the psychologist’s own reports and correspondence.
  • All HCPs shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
Yuma Proving Grounds, AZ
Security Clearance:
Position requires a TOP SECRET clearance.
Employment Type:
Full time

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