Naval Medical Command CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST in Iwakuni, Japan

Naval Medical Command
2 vacancies in the following locations:
  • Iwakuni, Japan
  • Zama, Camp Zama, Japan
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 11/25/2016 (9 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 12/16/2016 (12 day(s) away)

Job Overview
Summary

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

Consider working for the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), Navy's CIVILIAN health care organization. You don't have to join the military to work side-by-side with our military medical staff to care for those who serve our Nation. BUMED provides high quality patient- and family-centered care in wartime and peacetime to active duty members, their families, and beneficiaries at medical facilities around the globe. Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere.

This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of December 9, 2016 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after*December 9, 2016* may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.

This position is located at the Mental Health Division, Branch Health Clinic Iwakuni Japan. Services include a full range of clinical diagnostics and treatment services to eligible children birth through 21 years of age with developmental, emotional, and behavioral disorders which have a negative impact on the child's ability to benefit from their educational program.

To learn more about the living and working condition at Iwakuni Japan go to: http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/pls/psgprod/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0

First priority consideration will be given to preference eligible veterans.

Second priority consideration will be given to military spouse and family member preference eligibles residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily.

Military Spouses and family members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference.

Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member.

Duties

A typical day in the life of a Clinical Child Psychologist!

  • Execute a full range of clinical psychological diagnostic, strategies, procedures, and intervention services for the Educational Developmental and Intervention Services (EDIS) for children birth through 21 years of age with developmental, emotional, behavioral disorders which have a negative impact on a child's ability to benefit from their educational program.**

  • Participate as an authoritative resource expert on the EDIS interdisciplinary evaluation team, providing consultation to medical, clinical providers and school personnel on complex pediatric mental health cases. **

  • Work as an independent clinician, administer, score, and interpret psycho-diagnostic tests used for diagnosing mental, personality, behavioral disorders for children and adolescents with complex interpersonal developmental disorders.**

  • Provide direct therapy, consultation, and co-teaching models of services to children with identified psychotherapy needs as indicated by evaluation and on the Individualized Educational Plan or on an Individualized Family Service Plan.**

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Department of Defense Dependents Schools educational personnel. Provide consultation and guidance to Department of Defense Dependents Schools and other staff personnel concerning the psychological functioning of students.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel to other activities is required.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses i.e. PCS may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.
Qualifications

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Secretary of Defense Memorandum of 14 August 2012 designed healthcare professions as shortage and critical need positions, and to appoint qualified healthcare professionals. this announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for providing care for uniformed services' family members and retirees at Military Treatment Facilities around the globe.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

BASIC REQUIREMENT for Clinical Psychologist :All applicants must meet the following basic requirement:

Completion of all of the requirements for a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology (Ph.D, Psy.D, or equivalent) from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited university or professional school directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology. AND

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This position has selective placement factors: Must hold a current State license in clinical psychology from a U.S. State, territory or district ANDmust possess an one year American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical internship OR APA accredited postdoctoral residency OR fellowship ORhave attained board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) OR Clinical Psychologist commissioned/employed in the Navy prior to March 27, 2015 who has completed an one year clinical internship. Failure to document or provide evidence of selective placement factors in your resume will result in an ineligible rating.

IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENT AND SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS, APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE.Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience providing assessment, psychological evaluation and clinical treatment for children, birth to 21 years of age with developmental disorders that negatively impact a child's ability to benefit from an educational program.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/psychology-series-0180/

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: TAG:View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

EDUCATION:

Are you using your education to qualify? THIS POSITION HAS A POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your doctoral degree transcript(s) which includes (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education. (https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=General-Policies)

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

*A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

*Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

*Must obtain and maintain a current driver's license; operation of a motor vehicle is required.

*A background investigation is required.

*Selectee must meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements for the Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications

BENEFITS

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy and available command funding.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

For those applicants located outside of the commuting area, a service agreement may be negotiated in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation and applicable Department of the Navy policies.

Tour of duty will be* 36* months.

Selectee must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf

Civilian employment in the competitive service in foreign areas shall be limited to a period of 5 continuous years unless interrupted by at least 2 years of physical presence in the United States or non-foreign area.

In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage. For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. http://cpol.army.mil/library/permiss/2801ss.html

For more Foreign Overseas recruitment information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/OverseasRecruitmentinformationForeign.pdf

For more Local Foreign Overseas recruitment information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ForeignOverseasLocalRecruitmentInformation.pdf

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAPStatement.pdf

Veteran's Preference Information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet%20PreferenceStatement.pdf

Overseas Limited Appt: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/OverseasLimitedApptEligibility.pdf

Overseas Military Spouse Preference: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/MilSpousePrefStatement.pdf

Overseas Family Member Preference: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/OverseasFamMemberPrefEligible.pdf

Salary Range: $73,846.00 to $96,004.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0180-13/13

Promotion Potential: 13

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 457073900

Job Announcement Number: NE70180-13-1854878N2527034E