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Clinical Psychologist
Ref No.: 17-00044
Category: Psychologist
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Start Date: 02/22/2017
Clinical Psychologist
Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Program (PH/TBI)
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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)
  • The Clinical Psychologist shall perform a full range of clinical psychology services in accordance with the core privileges and/or supplemental privileges.
  • Administer programs of treatment to mentally and emotionally disturbed individual adjustments; 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.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university.
  • Successful completion of a psychologist intern program which has been approved by the American Psychology Association.
  • Completion of one (1) year APA-accredited Residency Program.
  • Possess experience as a Clinical Psychologist of at least two (2) years within the preceding three (3) years.
  • 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 of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Possess and Maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as approved through the American Heart Association (AHA).
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