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Clinical Psychologist

at Cape Fox

Posted: 4/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3761

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Job Summary

This position will support the Mental Health Clinic at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, WA.

The Clinical Psychologist will perform a full range of Clinical Psychologist procedures on-site, within the scope of clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer, using government furnished facilities, supplies and equipment. The HCW is responsible for a full range of diagnostic examinations, the development of comprehensive treatment plans when indicated, delivery of treatment within the personnel and equipment capabilities of the treatment facility, provision of mandated medical surveillance and preventive services, and the quality and timeliness of treatment records and reports required to document procedures performed and care provided. The HCW will refer patients to staff specialists for consultation opinions and continuation of care and will see the patients of other government staff health care providers who have been referred for consultation and treatment.

Perform consultations, differential diagnoses, and treatment planning for all disorders defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (current edition) published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Provide patient consultations requested by Naval Hospital staff health care providers within guidelines established by the Naval Hospital.

Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy. Assess, diagnose, and provide psychotherapeutic treatment for adult beneficiaries. If credentialed to see children, assess, diagnose, and provide psychotherapeutic treatment for children and adolescents and their families; provide educational and consultation services to other staff, community agencies, and the public.

Consult with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.


Maintain documentation in both the Department of Mental Health records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.

Provide psychological procedures and techniques in the evaluation and treatment of medical conditions appropriate for clinical psychology intervention.

Deliver records and reports required to document procedures performed and care provided utilizing the Health Maintenance Strategies Manual (HMSI) standards.

The Commanding Officer may request that the HCWs travel to provide services, attend training and/or attend Government specified conferences when in the best interest of the Government and patient care.

Education and/or Experience

  • Possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program from an accredited university.
  • Completion of an APA Internship/residency in clinical psychology
  • Valid, unrestricted Psychology license
  • Completion of an APA accredited post-doctoral fellowship in clinical or counseling psychology or have completed a minimum of one year of supervised experience in clinical or counseling psychology acceptable to the MTF.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation written within the last two years attesting to clinical skills.  One letter must be from a supervisor.  The other letter must be from practicing physicians or senior psychologists.  Recommendation letters must include: name, title, phone number, date of recommendation, address and signature of the individual providing the recommendation.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with minimal oversight.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • U. S. Citizen

Cape Fox Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all persons and prohibit employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, or sexual orientation. Cape Fox Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates offer preference to Cape Fox Corporation shareholders, descendants and other Native Americans pursuant to Public Law 100-241.