Neuropsychologist
General Dynamics Information Technology - Fairfax, VA

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General Dynamics Information Technology is a top-tier IT integrator that provides information technology, systems engineering and professional services to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civil and commercial sectors. With approximately 17,000 professionals worldwide, the company has the customer knowledge, domain expertise and proven performance to manage large-scale, mission-critical IT programs. General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

  • Assess and resolve complex social, economic and psychosocial problems that may impact service members' medical treatment or while the service member is being evaluated for medical discharge from the service;
  • Provide direct services, to include screening, neuropsychological assessment, treatment, referral, consultation and education and in conjunction with DoD clinical practice guidelines.
  • Conduct neuro-psychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals as needed to facilitate TBI clinical care management and optimize care.
  • Evaluate the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with unexplained chronic symptoms on individuals' systems as well as assess patient's functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.
  • Provide 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.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain in partnership with patients, other health care providers and community resources as applicable
  • Develop a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with TBI health care standards for patients.
  • Assist with coordination of services for those patients who move to another location to ensure continuity of care; facilitates transfer of the case to local TBI health care case management resources, as appropriate.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and documents for all patient contacts/services provided in accordance with professional standards as well as DoD, U.S. Army, installation and facility directed administrative requirements.
  • Enter patient clinical and administrative data as well as utilization data and other data into automated systems and/or paper records and create reports from these data in accordance with local policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and programrequirements.
  • Provide technical advice and professional opinions upon request.
  • Attend and participate 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
  • May attend meetings, case conferences and training as required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team is required.
  • Ability to manage stress, as evidenced by the ability to respond and to meet demands of caseload, such as submitting proper documentation and referrals required.
  • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program and must have completed an APA approved clinical psychology internship.
  • Clinical Neuropsychologist must have attended a formal neuropsychological fellowship in clinical Neuropsychology, and be skilled in specialized testing and assessment procedure as recognized by either the National Academy of Neuropsychology or Division 40 of the American Psychological Association.
  • Must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for basic life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association and/or Red Cross approved training program.
  • Must maintain Continuing Education credit sufficient to maintain clinical license
  • A minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the practice of clinical psychology required.
  • Knowledge and experience with military health system, combat/deployment issues, people living with medically unexplained symptoms, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or disasters are highly desired.
  • Proficiency in administration and interpretation of basic psychological test measures to include Intelligence Testing, Personality Testing with Objective and Projective Testing.
  • Proficiency in advanced neuropsychological testing sensitive to brain injury such as the Halstead-Reitan Battery, computerized performance assessment batteries, Mental Status exams and Dementia Rating Scales.
  • Must 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 that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current, valid, and unrestricted
  • Must be available to travel locally, regionally and nationally.

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