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Platinum Business Corporation is now hiring for TWO Clinical Psychologists for Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas!

 

We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist experienced in Mental Health and a Clinical Psychologist experienced in Integrated Primary Care.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program.  Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology.


Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Licensure: 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.

 

Experience: Have a minimum of one (1) year experience as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

 

Requirements:

ASSIGNED DUTIES: *Please Note: A detailed Statement of Work will be provided prior to coordination of a formal interview. The Statement of Work would be specific to the Clinical Department requesting these services. The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following:

  • Practice within the guidelines of their state licensing board, American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, and MTF privileges.
  • Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral sources, as
  • Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
  • Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or
  • Provide timely and succinct feedback to PCMs regarding evaluation findings and
  • Provide brief follow-up, including relapse prevention strategies developing, teaching, and/or provide oversight for classes that promote education and skill-building to promote psychological and physical
  • Consultation services for patients requiring on-going monitoring and follow-up.
  • Clinical/Counseling Shall apply appropriate psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, cognitive-behavioral and other empirically supported recommendations, and psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing, to aid Primary Care Managers (PCMs) in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders.
  • Performs and assists with individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment
  • Participates in military specific training and evaluations (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress).
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in the patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment as
  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as
  • Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: quality improvement meetings, commander’s staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by department


MENTAL HEALTH SPECIFICS

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Social Work Services. Evaluate children from infancy through adolescence, to include conducting child and family interviews. Perform psychosocial evaluations to assess and/or treat emotional/behavior problems, educational/academic problems, attention problems, organic disorders, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, social and interpersonal dysfunction, physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect, personality dysfunction and drug/alcohol abuse.
  • Provide treatment across a range of modalities to include Psychotherapy, play, group and family therapy with all aged children and adolescents. Treat children and adolescents with adjustment disorders, oppositional and non-compliant behavior, attention deficit disorders, anxiety disorders and phobias, eating disorders, elimination disorders, school-related problems, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorders, childhood psychosis and affective disorders, abuse and other trauma (either psychological or physical), and support the psychological management of medical problems. Provide varied levels of intervention, including individual, parent and family therapy.
  • Consult with other individuals and organizations to include other hospital services (e.g., Pediatrics, Neurology, Social Work), public schools, courts, the Exceptional Family Member Program and social services agencies regarding specific case management and programmatic issues affecting children and families. Provide consultation and feedback to parents in order to relay results of treatment. Collaborate with other professionals in order to provide social work services to children, and in making interventions within the child’s psychosocial environment. Provide consultation which includes not only traditional clinical interventions that emphasize delimiting and remediating psychopathology in children and adolescents, but prevention, and the encouragement of psychological health.
  • Attend and provide didactic seminars in the areas of normal growth and development, consultation-liaison and psychotherapeutic approaches to child psychopathology.

Provide consultation and workshops with parents, schools, hospital staff, and other personnel who work with children and adolescents on the theory and practice of working with this population. Provide training to clinical psychology.

  • Participate in and/or direct research and conducts clinical investigations in social work and/or child and adolescent psychology.

 

INTEGRATED PRIMARY CARE SPECIFICS

  • Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air Force IBHC Demonstrates core competency skills to IBHC independent practice within 90 days of starting. The 90-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 90 days.
  • Phase I training is approximately four days onsite at a CONUS The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a “3” rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) before proceeding to Phase II.
  • Phase II training will occur within 90 days of completion of Phase I training for a two day The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a “3” rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) in order to be deemed acceptable for the position.
  • Replacement/Turnover of an employee: If the candidate does not pass the course the contractor shall submit a replacement candidate upon notice of the candidate’s failure to pass any training
  • Provides brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model (i.e., per the Air Force Behavioral Health Optimization Program Practice Manual). Services will mimic the pace of primary care (i.e., patients seen for 15- to 30-minute appointments).
  • May provide classes in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., stress management class, sleep enhancement class, chronic pain class).
  • Works independently in the absence of direct oversight and adheres to Air Force Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing and resolving professional issues.
  • Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally
  • Must possess organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous
  • Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues and specific
  • Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients
  • Delivers brief presentations/trainings to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and IBHC
  • Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the
  • Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in the patient’s electronic medical record within the allowable timeframe defined by the MTF standard after the patient is
  • Effectively manage a full daily patient load, as defined by the Mental Health Business Practice Standards and/or Behavior Health Optimization Program (BHOP) Manual of completing approximately 8-14 patient encounters per
  • Duties may include supervision of providers who are in training or not fully
  • Duties may include participating in Air Force-approved research projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health.

 

          Care Facilitator (CF) in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

 

  • IBHCs who are assigned to MTFs that have between 3,000 and 7,500 adult enrollees in the Family Health Clinic will provide both IBHC and CF services per the BHOP
  • Participates in and successfully completes Air Force care facilitator Demonstrates core competency skills to CF independent practice within 240 days of starting. The 240-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 240 days.
  • Care facilitator training is an interactive computer-based training that is approximately three days in The candidate must complete all CF training requirements before engaging in CF patient care services.
  • Contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD
  • Use validated brief symptom inventories to assess current symptom
  • Assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to
  • Provide patients with education regarding their behavioral health condition and treatment
  • Maintain patient information in a patient
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing
  • Performs case management

 

SCHEDULING AND STAFFING:

Duty Hours/Shifts: Military Training Facility (MTF) hours of operation are 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, however Clinical Psychologist will be scheduled for a 9-hour shift (i,e.: 7:30am – 4:30pm) within that timeframe, to include a 1-hour unpaid lunch each day, not to exceed 40 hours per week.

On-Call Hours: None

Overage Hours: Applies only to HCWs under this TO assign to the 59th Medical Operations Group (MDOG) at JBSA-Lackland location.  Overage hours shall only be used as needed when patient related duties extend past normal scheduled hours.

Place of Performance: The work to be performed under this contract will be at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland and Randolph military medical facilities.  HCWs shall receive notification two weeks prior to the reassignment to another location with a 40-mile commuting radius of their assigned MTF.

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
Platinum Business Corporation provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO www.platinumcorporation.com

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send us your CV (specifying either Mental Health or Integrated Primary Care) to stephanie@platinumcorporation.com. Thank you for your interest!

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