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CP - Clinical Psychologist (SARP)
Ref No.: 15-00580
Category: Psychologist
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Start Date: 07/28/2015
CP - Clinical Psychologist (SARP)
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The Community - Portsmouth, VA
One visit to Portsmouth, Virginia and you'll be hooked. Amble along our famous Seawall. Stroll through three centuries of historic neighborhoods. Go antiquing. Take in some art. Stand inside a giant soap bubble at the largest children's museum in the state. And did we mention that Portsmouth is home to some of the most delightful restaurants in the region? Many of Portsmouth's attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day. And with its central location, it's easy to get to just a quick ferry ride from downtown Norfolk, a just minutes from Virginia Beach, and Colonial Williamsburg.

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Naval Medical center Portsmouth, Virginia has proudly served the military and their families since 1830 making it the Navy's oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system. Nationally acclaimed, this state of the art medical center with ten branch clinics offers premier research and teaching programs designed to prepare new doctors, nurses and hospital corpsmen for the future. This patient driven TRICARE facility is entrusted with the health readiness of the United States armed forces. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, proudly serving those who serve us so well.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Perform a full range of clinical psychologist procedures in accordance with clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer.
  • Administer programs of treatment to mentally and emotionally disturbed individual adjustments to life; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
  • Assist in treating rehabilitation patients.
  • Treat individuals in times of personal crisis such as a divorce or death of a loved one.
  • Interview patients and study medical and social case histories.
  • Diagnose and evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administer programs of treatment.
  • Provide consultation, differential diagnosis, and treatment planning for all disorders defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders to adults (includes, but not limited to):
    • Organic mental disorders
    • Psychotic disorders
    • Schizophrenia
    • Delusional disorders
    • Mood disorders
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Somatoform disorders
    • Psychoactive substance use disorders
    • Sleep disorders
    • Factitious disorders
    • Impulse control disorders
    • Psychological factors affecting physical condition
    • Disorders usually first evident in infancy, childhood, or adolescence that manifest in an adult patient such as, eating disorders and gender-identity disorders
    • Conditions not attributable to a mental disorder that are a focus of attention or treatment
    • Sexual disorders
    • Adjustment disorders
    • Personality disorders
    • Dissociative disorders
    • Post-traumatic stress syndrome
  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (includes but not limited to):
    • Interviewing
    • Major types of psychotherapy including: short term, long term, psychodynamic, family, marital, group, individual and behavioral therapy
    • Community outreach (e.g., health promotion and command consultation)
    • Mental status examination
    • Crisis intervention
    • Case management
    • Medical discharge planning
    • Psychosocial history taking
    • Psychological test administration and interpretation
    • Accompany/participate in psychotherapeutic outing
  • Possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university.
  • Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted license or certification to practice as a psychologist in any one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted license or certification to practice as a psychologist in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth or Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Clinical Psychologist within the last 5 years.
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