Psychologist

Position Description

The 23rd Medical Group at Moody AFB in Georgia, provides outpatient medical, dental, occupational, environmental and preventative healthcare services in support of a combat-ready HC-130, HH-60, A-10 rescue and close air support wing, an Air Ground Operations Wing and a flying training squadron. The group's approximately 300 staff members serve more than 10,000 beneficiaries.

 

To learn more, please visit: https://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Moody/About-Us/.

 

Core Duties:

  • Attend and participate 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 meeting, professional staff meetings, Commander's staff meetings, Mental Health Flight meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Mental Health Flight Commander or his/her designated representative.

  • Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.

  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, evidenced-based therapies, and psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders. The following are desirable skills:

  • Individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.

  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.

  • Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and inpatient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.

  • Participates in military specific training (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD).

  • Education: Graduate from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.

  • Internship/Residency: Successful completion from an internship in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.

  • Experience: The HCW will have 24 months of experience within the last 36 months in the same specialty listed in Exhibit 5. Must have one year experience in the last three years in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems.

  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.

  • Citizenship: U.S. citizenship – mandatory.

  • Credentialing:

    • Ability to pass background check and drug screen.

    • Current physical and immunizations.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Previous experience working with the military population.

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • You will be working in a military treatment facility and must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.

  • You will be working clinic hours, Monday through Friday.

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