Neuropsychologist (Ft. Bragg, NC) - Military veterans preferred

2019-07-28
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Bragg
North Carolina
28307
United States

Description

THIS POSITION OFFERS A $2,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS.

Functions as a relatively autonomous Neuropsychologist in administering and scoring neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive and personality test instruments) to SOF personnel. Performs assessments using interview, formal psychological testing and consultation, as appropriate. Selects established diagnostic evaluation procedures. Gathers case history, complaints or other problem-related information for use in the evaluation and diagnosis of said patients.

  • Interprets validity and significance of data collected, prepares written notes that integrate the behavioral observations and test data; makes recommendations for further action.
  • Maintains accurate and current notes in patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
  • Oversees clinic Psychometrists and mental health technicians in their day-to-day testing functions.
  • Administers routine or standardized neuropsychological tests.
  • Uses standardized procedures to score various tests.
  • Records data in/on appropriate files or records.
  • Complete all encounters documentation within 72 hours.
  • Observes and records patients’ behavior during testing in appropriate records.
  • Tabulates test results.
  • Utilizes computer software and pre-designed database to enter, retrieve, and update patient assessment data.
  • Writes neuropsychological reports to referring provider based on the results of neuropsychological data while also considering patient neuro-imaging findings, laboratory data, medical history, psychiatric history and presenting complaints.
  • Monitors the supply of neuropsychological testing materials and coordinates the ordering of needed supplies with the supervising Neuropsychologist and the responsible noncommissioned officer.
  • Provides basic training in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological test instruments, as well as interview techniques, to military and civilian trainees as appropriate.
  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
  • Provides psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs. Provides consultation and program development regarding patient compliance with accepted medical treatment.
  • Assists and participates in special event informational seminars.
  • Conducts command directed mental health evaluations performed IAW DOD Directive 6490.4.
  • Conducts neuro-psychological evaluations required as part of the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) status review, Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), and clinical consultation from various medical departments and services.
  • Supports assessment activities for military service members undergoing selection processes to enter Special Operations organizations and programs.
  • May assume additional administrative or clinical duties as requested or needed to ensure sustainment of normal organization operations and ensure compliance with JC standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • The Neuropsychologist shall meet the qualifications for the specialty of psychologist.
  • Shall possess a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
  • Shall have successfully completed an Internship/Residency in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Licensure :

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a psychologist in any U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Additionally, the neuropsychologist shall have post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in the form of a clinical neuropsychology residency or clinical neuropsychology fellowship of one year or more.
  • Must possess, or be eligible to apply for, the ABPP board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology and shall have practiced as a neuropsychologist for at least two of the past five years.
  • The Government prefers candidates who have at least two years of experience working as Neuropsychologist or Neuropsychology Fellow in a DoD setting.
  • Must be willing to complete Neuropsychological Assessment in both outpatient and inpatient settings, have special knowledge of neuropsychology testing procedures, neuropsychology laboratory management and neuropsychological research design.

Desired Education, Experience, Skills or Training (if applicable):

  • Prior military and/or SOF experience is desired. Training in critical incident/stress trauma interventions.

Position requires U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Must be willing to travel as necessary to meet business needs.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Human Factors

Primary Location: US-US-NC-Fort Bragg

Req ID: 1078343