This job is physically located in *Okinawa, Japan*
DO NOT Apply if you are not willing to relocate to Okinawa
Entourage Consulting supports the US government. We provide comprehensive civilian staffing solutions to contract and procurement offices of US Government installations around the world. With our Headquarters in Sparks, NV and our APAC office in Tokyo, Japan we effectively help the U.S. government with contract staff augmentation and locum tenens services of civilian professionals. Entourage is a veteran owned, fully licensed, total service provider with more 40 years’ experience working with the US government and Department of Defense.
Description of Services:
Clinical psychologist may be required to function in a specialty mental health clinic or in a patient centered medical home (PCMH) location as a behavioral health consultant (BHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF).
Duties required by the Provider in the Specialty Mental Heath Clinic may include, but not limited to the following:
- Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as; quality improvement meetings, professional staff meetings, commander's staff meetings, mental health flight meetings, and other meetings required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the mental health flight Commander or his/her designated representative.
- Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.
- Clinical/Counseling Psychology, to include psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, evidenced-based therapies, and psychological testing/psychodiagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders using the following skills: Individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
- Maintains accurate and current notes in the Mental Health records, inpatient medical records and electronic medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
- Participates in military specific training (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, use of the Military Guide to Managing Suicidal Behavior, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress) and others as directed by the mental health flight Commander or AF policy.
- May include supervision of unlicensed providers or trainees.
Duties required as a Behavioral Health Consultant in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but not limited to, the following:
- Participating in and successfully completing Military BHC training.
- Demonstrates core competency skills to an expert trainer within 90 days of starting to see patients in primary care.
- Provides brief cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Military consultation.
- May provide classes and/or groups in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., drop-in stress management class, group medical visit for a chronic condition).
- Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues or specific patients.
- Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients referred.
- Delivers brief presentations/training to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and BHC services.
- Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
- Duties may include supervision of providers who are in training or not fully licensed.
- Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients seen.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders as required.
- Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to: quality improvement meetings, professional staff meetings, commander's staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, appropriate meetings of the mental health flight, High Interest Log case staffing, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by supervisor.
Duties required as a Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF) in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
- Contact referred patients to assess treatment adherence.
- Use validated symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity.
- Assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to barriers.
- Provide patients with education regarding their mental health condition and treatment regimen.
- Maintain patient information in a patient registry.
- Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.
- Routinely staffs difficult cases with the referring provider, behavioral health consultant and/or psychiatry consultant.
- Performs case management functions.
Education and Licenses:
- Must have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Military
- Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology or an internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Military
- Must have a minimum of one year experience as a clinical psychologist
- Must have experience in brief behavioral interventions
- At a minimum, the provider must maintain current certification in either the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) (Course C) or the American Red Cross CPR/BLS Course
- 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
- At least seven (7) calendar days before start of work, candidate must provide documentation that they has been immunized from contagious diseases. They may include, but are not limited to: Hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and influenza, and Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis.
- Candidate must have all required immunizations and health test completed. For example, HIV testing, yellow fever, or malaria may be required. Candidate must provide proof of shot record to verify immunizations.
- Candidate must provide proof of a negative TB skin test (completed within the past 12 months [if positive, proof of negative chest X-ray within the past 12 months] prior to start of work.
- The candidate must have a documented physical based on a thorough review of the candidate's medical history and physical examination, including an individual assessment of his/her specific medical needs.
- The candidate shall be proficient in reading, writing, understanding and speaking English fluently. If English is not the first language of the candidate, the candidate must provide proof of a TOEIC of 830 or higher to be considered qualified for the role
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