STATEMENT OF WORK
Camp Lejeune, NC
Psychologists shall perform services under the supervision of the Chief, Community Mental Health Services (C, CMHS).
Specific Duties & Tasks
- Shall hold a Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program and must have completed an APA approved clinical psychology internship.
- Shall have and maintain a current license to practice Clinical or Counseling Psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Shall have a minimum of two (2) years with in the past five (5) years in the practice of clinical psychology, providing clinical services to individuals, couples or groups in clinical psychotherapy services. It is preferable that the experience was in a Government setting, such as a DOD or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF.
- Shall have proficiency in administration and interpretation of basic psychological test measures to include Intelligence Testing, Personality Testing with Objective and Projective Testing, Symptom Validity Measures and basic neuropsychological screening techniques, such as Mental Status exams, Cognitive Screening instruments (i.e. RBANS, NAB) or Dementia Rating Scales.
- As a minimum, shall have and maintain a current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.
- Shall possess controlled substances registration certificate from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) IAW the laws of the state in which he/she is licensed, as applicable.
- Shall be able to read, write and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
- Shall be required to meet applicable Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for their specialty.
- Position requires access to Department of Defense computer systems; therefore, provider shall be a U.S. Citizen or otherwise meet the requirements of AR 25-2.
- Knowledge and experience with the military health system, combat/deployment issues, people suffering from medically unexplained symptoms, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or disasters are highly desired.
peer review, performance improvement, records maintenance, performance evaluations, and release of information.
- Assess and resolve complex social, economic and psychosocial problems that may impact on service members and their families medical treatment as outpatients, inpatients, or while the service member is being evaluated for medical discharge from the service, by providing direct case work services, to include screening, assessment, treatment, referral, consultation and education and in conjunction with DoD PDH-CPGs.
- Conducts psychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate behavioral health clinical care management and optimize care.
- Evaluates the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with unexplained chronic symptoms on individual and family systems as well as assess patients functioning with in work, family and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.
- Provides services to high-risk populations including service members pending medical discharge due to physical and or Behavioral health injuries/illnesses, service members who were wounded as a result of their military duties, and the families of Service members killed in action.
- Supports local and remote Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) events that prepare large numbers of service members for mobilization, deployment, demobilization and redeployment in clinical and non-clinical settings. This support shall include provision of behavioral health clinical care management services, screening, evaluation and referrals for Soldiers who report deployment-related symptom son Pre-Deployment Health Assessment (DD Form 2795), Post Deployment Health Assessment (DD Form 2796), Post Deployment Health Reassessment (DD Form 2900) or other screening forms, assistance with administrative requirements for transfer from active to reserve status and other administrative requirements. The SRP events may occur as frequently as bi-weekly or as infrequently as semi-annually.
- Develops, implements, and maintains in partnership with Patients, other health care providers and community resources as applicable. Develops a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with behavioral health care standards for patients and their families.
- Coordinates services for those patients who move to another location to ensure continuity of care.
- Performs Mental Status Evaluations, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Chapter Evaluations and other clinical examinations requiring a DSM -IV diagnosis. As such, contract employee must be a skilled diagnostician, and familiarize themselves with relevant provisions of AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness, and AR 635-200 Enlisted Ranks Personnel to properly evaluate and classify such Soldiers.
- Coordinates and assists installation community agencies and the MTF in the referral process, to provider-integration training and services for Soldiers returned from deployment.
- Educates patients, their families, commanders and health care staff on community resources including information and referral for financial, housing, educational, employment and child care resources as required by patients needs assessment.
- Maintains complete and accurate records and documents all patients contacts/services provided in accordance with professional standards (AR 40- 68) as well as DoD, U.S. Army, installation and facility directed administrative requirements.
- Enters patient clinical and administrative data as well as utilization data and other data in to automated systems and/or paper records and create reports from these data in accordance with local policies and procedures, Army Regulations and directives from the Army Medical Department, its program administrators, C, Psychology and/or the C,BHS.
- Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and program requirements.
- Maintains inpatient and outpatient medical records IAW AR40-66. Medical records will be subject to review by the Medical Care Evaluation Committee, Quality -Assurance Committee, and designated representatives of the Commander, U.S. Army MEDCOM . All evaluations and other records of patients will remain the property of, and subject to the exclusive control of, the U.S. Government. All reports and documents prepared by the Contractor in fulfillment of this contract will become the property of the U.S. Government.
- Abide by all applicable MTF by-laws, Joint Commission, DoD, DA and MEDCOM regulations with regard to Utilization Review and Quality Improvement directives including, but not limited to, in-service training,
- Consults with and assists other contract service providers, military commanders and community agencies in the development and implementation of deployment-related health programs at the installation and or clinic level.
- Participates, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times. The contract service provider shall provide technical advice and professional opinions upon request from the MTF.
- Attends and participates in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as required.
- Presents patient cases in regularly scheduled case staffing meeting
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