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Job #: R-00058315
Location: Falls Church, VA
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Military& Veterans Health Solutions Operation Business Unit is seeking a Clinical Psychologist, with a strong policy background at the Military Medicine Head Quarters level and psychological health program maintenance. 

Job Purpose: seeking a full-time Clinical Psychologist to support a contract with the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC) (Mental Health Branch, M333) in Falls Church, VA.  Under the Mental Health Directorate within the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), NCCOSC optimizes force psychological readiness through development, aggregation, analysis, and dissemination of best practices and innovations in primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of psychological illness and injury.

Please note: this position does not provide any clinical care to include individual or group therapy, though clinical knowledge and skills will be important components of the position. 

Position Requirements/Duties:

Applicants must have headquarters level policy experience, preferably at BUMED.  The candidate shall work as a team member consulting with military healthcare systems to help develop and implement systemic process improvement changes.  The individual will act as a liaison and consultant for psychological health related product development and with leaders and caregivers.  In addition, the incumbent will support the coordination of psychological readiness related initiatives and assist in the standardization of psychological health services.  This will include:

  • Provide support for BUMED mental health programs and initiatives, spanning readiness, general mental health, substance misuse, suicide, mental health surveillance, and traumatic brain injury
  • Support mental health policy and training development
  • Development of high-level briefs, white papers, requests for information pertaining to Navy mental health
  • Support general project/program management for BUMED mental health, in terms of completion of taskers, tracking of information and reporting, etc.

Required Education/Skills:

  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D) in psychology or related public health field preferred and at least six years of associated experience.  
  • Applicant shall demonstrate ability to provide consultation as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in field of experience.
  • Applicant should be able to function at multiple levels within large systems.  
  • The individual must have knowledge and experience working with the DoD and a clinical expertise in military psychology and mental health conditions common to military personnel (i.e. PTSD, depression, and substance misuse).
  • Must have knowledge pertinent to operational medicine and military readiness.
  • Applicant should have significant ability to multitask and prioritize, and assist in project management responsibilities.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working in the field of combat stress, psychological health, and/or experience working with active duty or reserve members Project Management experience preferred.
  • Candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, oral presentations, writing and collaboration skills. 
  • Military experience or work in the military health care field. Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD) and Military Health System (MHS) organization and structure is desired.
  • Also, be familiar with Department of the Navy (DON) tracker.

Additional Requirements:

  • Due to federal contract regulations, US Citizenship is required.  Candidates MUST be able to pass a government background investigation
  • The position is designated as a drug testing designated position (TDP)

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

2000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Life Scientist

Pay Range:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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