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Psychologist

Company: Chenega Corporation
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

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CHENEGA HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC
Amarillo, TX

The Alternate Designated Site Psychologist is responsible for conducting AOCC psychological evaluations which specifically address fitness for duty, safety, and security concerns for the Human Reliability Program (HRP) and Nuclear Explosive Duties, of HRP candidates, HRP-certified individuals, and others as directed by the Site Occupation Medical Director (SOMD) or Designated Physician and assigned by the Primary Designated Site Psychologist. This position is part-time, hours will vary based on OST needs.

Responsibilities



  • Ensure that psychological evaluations and assessments are performed in accordance with Department of Energy (DOE)/Office of Secure Transportation (OST) Human Reliability Program (HRP) and all other relevant Federal employment program requirements.
  • Assess the psychological fitness of HRP candidates and HRP­ certified individuals for HRP duties, including specific work settings and recommending referrals or temporary removal from duty for cause as indicated.
  • Provide referrals for psychiatric, psychological, substance abuse, or personal or family problems, and monitoring the progress of individuals so referred.
  • Conduct psychological evaluations to integrate data from multiple sources, including semi-structured interview, psychological testing (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory [MMPI] and the Personality Assessment Inventory [PAI]), supervisor reports, military documentation, Department of Veterans Affairs rating decisions and associated documentation, and other relevant external documentation.
  • Maintain records of Federal Agents and Staff, which includes, paper files, database records, and electronic medical records.
  • Utilize the OST Psychologists SharePoint, which includes, uploading documents, creating new folders, and adding content to the main site.
  • Ensure that employees undergoing psychological evaluations receive appropriate guidance and referrals (e.g., Employee Assistance Program, private insurance) regarding personal issues and problems, as necessary.
  • Attend agency conferences, meetings and/or trainings, which may require out of town travel.
  • Provide program consultation for high-risk individuals and situations, including risk management planning with the Primary Designated Site Psychologist, Lead Designated Psychologist, OST leadership, HRP Management and Certifying Officials, and legal counsel.
  • Other duties as assigned


    Qualifications



    • Doctoral degree from a clinical psychology program that includes a one-year (1) clinical internship approved by the American Psychological Association or an equivalent program.
    • Minimum of three years (3) postdoctoral clinical experience with a major emphasis in psychological assessment and testing.
    • Have or able to acquire valid, unrestricted state license to practice clinical psychology in the State of Texas.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

      • Must be able to meet the applicable HRP instruction and regulatory requirements.
      • Ability to Obtain a DOE-Q Level Security Clearance.
      • Professional knowledge of clinical psychology diagnostic practices and evaluation methodologies.
      • Proficient computer skills including use of computer software applications for drafting documents, data management and tracking, and communications (email, video conferencing, instant messaging, etc.), especially those programs in use by DoD (Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Access Database, OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook, etc.). Must be able to quickly learn new computer programs and policies.
      • Knowledge of the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, such as the MMPI-2 and PAI for purposes of mental health assessment
      • Ability to gain approval/nomination from OST/NNSA/DOE Headquarters to work in the capacity of the Primary Designated Site Psychologist.
      • Ability to Obtain a DOE-Q Level Security Clearance.

        Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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