Goldbelt Glacier-Health Services, LLC an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), is looking for a Director of Psychological Health (DPHs) for the Army National Guard location.
Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
- Travel to provide trainings, engage in promotional activities, conduct counseling as needed, take part in collaborative efforts with other supporting Government support programs, personnel, and provide consultation with Commanders/supervisors, and others across all levels of the NG/RC.
- Work in a complex organizational environment, and must understand labor relations, military operations, and the Military Health System, TRICARE and VA as it pertains to the RC.
- Serve as the administrative point of contact for a variety of psychological health related programs, facilitate, track and report results, and be the liaison with other behavioral health programs, Boards and directives.
- Coordinate and consult with Reserves, ARNG and ANG leadership on all behavioral and psychological health initiatives and policy.
- Plan and coordinate region/state/territory/wing behavioral health related meetings and provide verbal reports of significant matters resulting from meetings or other events to COR within one day, and provide written summaries within one week.
- Receive requests for service, perform counseling, assign clients to affiliate counselors for assessment and short term problem resolution counseling, refer clients to appropriate resources for care, and perform follow-up and case management services.
- Identify the need for Critical Incident response and ensure that TEM, ICS, and CISI services are provided as appropriate, and personally participate in management and intervention as warranted.
- May be assigned various shifts per rotations to provide workplace on-site services. If requested by the Region/Wing/State/Territory Command, they may need to vary their functions to meet unique structural or service needs.
- Will investigate the circumstances, events, underlying psychological factors, patterns and other matters associated with the problem, e.g. suicides. Analyze all available information and make recommendations to the Commander to prevent or mitigate future problems.
- Serve on an RC Psychological Health Steering Committee on a rotating basis. The purpose of this committee is to share information and best practices across the RC, and to advise regarding communications and consultation with senior leadership at the national level to guide and promote achievement of NG and PH-RC objectives.
- Masters and/or Doctorate degree in a clinical or administrative mental health field.
- Current state license or state certification as a mental health practitioner (e.g. social worker, clinical psychology, marriage and family counselor, and professional counselor) in the state(s) where practice takes place. If such licensure/certification is not available in that state, the individual shall hold appropriate certification from a recognized national certification organization or board.
- Licensed or certified in the state where he/she is physically located and have adequate knowledge of the state laws governing mental health issues and clinical practice for the population they are serving.
- Able to practice at the independent level without requiring state mandated clinical supervision.
- Demonstrated ability to complete accurate bio-psycho-social assessments including PTSD training.
- Have or be covered by professional liability insurance of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence; $3,000,000 aggregate.
**Position contingent on contract award.
- Shall have a minimum of five years of clinical or administration mental health care experience after receiving the qualifying graduate degree for this position.
- Specialized phone counseling experience and training required for counselors performing phone counseling.