Health Psychologist
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - Tacoma, WA

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Position is located in the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Clinic. The Interdisciplinary Pain Management is an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to helping patients manage pain using various conventional and integrative therapies. Our techniques are designed to help patients improve physical function and reduce reliance on pain medications through treatment, education and support, while engaging the patient as a part of the treatment team. The Interdisciplinary Pain Management Services offered are functional Restoration, Co-Management of Pain with the primary care team, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Pain Education Classes and Telehealth Consultation.

This position is announced on usajobs.gov until 21 Dec 2012. If you would like more information on how to apply, please e-mail Medical Recruitment Specialist, letty.brown@us.army.mil or call 253-968-4994.

Responsibilities:
As a Clinical Psychologist you will work as part of an Interdisciplinary Pain Management Clinic providing individual and group therapy using psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy. Formulate comprehensive treatment plans with objective behavioral outcome measures to aid in restoring and rehabilitating patients with acute, chronic, or severe personality, emotional, and mental illnesses. Assess and provide crisis intervention for individuals and families undergoing unusual medically related stresses. Evaluate the overall effectiveness of therapeutic treatment plans and modifies as necessary to meet the needs of the patient. Evaluate and revise standard operating procedures that pertain to the biopsychosocial evaluation and management of pain. Perform interventions such as stress management, relax training, assertive/social skills training, and other appropriate interventions for primary care-based practice.

Qualifications:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in psychology from APA accredited program
  • Successful completion of APA accredited psychology internship
  • Hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level
  • At least one year of post doctoral clinical psychology experience
Ideal candidate will possess specialized experience which includes performing ´╗┐psychological and bio-psychosocial evaluation, conducting psychological and psychometric assessments, formulate behavioral health interventions providing psychological consulting services to all levels of professional staff.