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Clinical Psychologist (Advanced Care Level Psychologist) – Gregg Township, Pennsylvania
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 123661Start Date: 07/17/2019End Date: 07/31/2019
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following:
Satisfactory completion of all the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology is required.
NOTE: ALL applicants MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
In addition to the basic requirements, you must have:
Education: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
Experience: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of the qualifying experience are:
GS-12: Experience monitoring inmates with mental illnesses.
Experience conducting psychological assessments and preparing reports related to the assessment of mentally ill individuals.
Experience in treatment and care of inmates with mental illness and suicide prevention.
Experience utilizing clinical skills to manage disruptive patients and providing crisis intervention. GS-13: Experience in conducting psychological evaluations of mentally ill inmates including administration, scoring and interpretation of a wide range of personality assessment instruments, intellectual and cognitive assessment procedures and neuropsychological measures.
Experience in developing individualized treatment plans.
Experience in providing supervision and training for less experienced staff psychologists.
Experience in determining the appropriate care level designation for mentally ill inmates. Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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