Clinical Psychologist - Supporting Air Force Base Personnel (210706)
Company: Luke & Associates, Inc.
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Site Of Service
- 319th Medical Group, Grand Forks Air Force Base.
- HCWs shall receive notification two weeks prior to the
- Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology
- Education: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology
(Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an
APA-accredited psychology program or a program acceptable to the
Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force
- Internship/Residency: Have completed an APA-accredited
internship/residency in professional psychology or an
internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon
General, U.S. Air Force.
- Experience: Must have a minimum of one 1 year experience as a
licensed clinical psychologist. 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. Must have at
least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 24 months
with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and
use of an automated medical record system.
- 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.
- U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be
- English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that
all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read,
write, and speak English well enough to effectively
- HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of
standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically
capable of performing all services required under the contract.
- Clinical psychologist is required to function in a
patient-centered medical home (PCMH) location as a full-time
equivalent provider as an internal behavioral health consultant
(IBHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF) as outlined
in DoDI 6490.15 Integration of Behavioral Health Personnel Services
Into Patience-Centered Medical Home Primary Care and Other Primacy
Care Service Settings and the BHOP Practice Manual.
- Internal Behavioral Health Consultant in the Patient Centered
Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but not limited
to, the following:
- Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air
Force IBHC training.
- 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
- Phase I training is approximately four days onsite at a CONUS
location. 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 course. 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
- 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) in conjunction with
professional training and experience.
- 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
- Works independently in the absence of direct oversight and
adheres to Air Force values.
- 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 dangerous.
- 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 way.
- Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues
and specific patients.
- Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on
- Delivers brief presentations/trainings to primary care team
members regarding behavioral health issues and IBHC services.
- Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate,
and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
- 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 BHOP Manual of completing approximately
8-14 patient encounters per day
- Duties may include supervision of providers who are in training
or not fully licensed.
- Duties may include participating in Air Force-approved research
projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and
military commanders as required.
- Workdays will consist of eight (8) payable working hours and a
one hour non-payable lunch, totaling nine (9) hours.
- Services are generally required five (5) days each week (Monday
through Friday), excluding U.S. Federal holidays.
- Required services may be scheduled between the hours of 0730 to
1630, Monday through Friday.
- In the event of unplanned closure of the MTF due to natural
disaster, military emergency, severe weather, security threat, or a
facility-related problem that prevents the contractor personnel
from performing services under this contract, these Contractor
employees shall follow the same departure and reporting directions
given to Government personnel and the Contractor shall treat its
employees as they determine appropriate.
Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be
able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on
multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with
various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management
skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline
intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and
willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding
Luke & Associates does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex,
color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status
in provision of services or employment opportunities and
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national
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