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Clinical Psychologist
Ref No.: 17-00017
Category: Psychologist
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Start Date: 12/08/2016
Clinical Psychologist
Where the unparalleled meets the unexpected...

The Community - Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks emanates a quality of light, energy and warmth found nowhere else on Earth. The northern lights will change you, while the summer midnight sun charms you. Greet the Arctic wilderness on your doorstep or be amazed by your magnificent neighbor, Denali. Be transported into the gold rush past or engage in the art and culture of the vibrant and diverse city. Make your journey into the heart of the Last Frontier and experience the light, energy and warmth found only in Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Fairbanks is the largest city in the interior region of Alaska, the second largest in the state after Anchorage, and lays less than 120 miles (190 km) south of the Arctic Circle.

Eielson Air Force Base
Located 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska and just southeast of Moose Creek. Today, the primary mission of the base is to support Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. Forces, provides joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close-air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. These exercises are conducted on the Joint Pacific Alaskan Range complex with air operations flown out of the two bases. Alaska's size enables the military to have the largest air-ground training complex in America.

REQUIREMENTS
  • 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/psychodiagnostic 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)
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program.
  • Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology.
  • Have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Have a minimum of one year experience as a licensed clinical psychologist.
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