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Clinical Psychologist - MEB
Ref No.: 16-00103
Category: Psychologist
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Start Date: 09/13/2016
Clinical Psychologist - MEB
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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.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provide a full range of medical duties covering diagnosis, disability and processing/determination.
  • Clinically assess patients and review medical records to determine the medical need for further clinical evaluation. 
  • Participate as a medical expert and committee member on the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB).  Consult with and advise other healthcare professionals in the management of medical and treatment of patients.  
  • Determine clinical diagnoses based on available data and plan/implements a course of treatment.
  • Admit patients per the BUMED Instruction 6010.30(series).
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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.
  • Successful completion of a psychologist intern program which has been approved by the American Psychology Association.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Clinical Psychologist within the last 5 years. 
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