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Frontline National Published: December 14, 2018
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Job Type
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Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist for a full-time opportunity in San Antonio, TX.  Please apply online or contact one of our recruiters directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • Practice within the guidelines of their state licensing board, American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, and MTF privileges.
  • Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral sources, as appropriate.
  • Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders.
  • Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
  • Provide timely and succinct feedback to PCMs regarding evaluation findings and recommendations.
  • Provide brief follow-up, including relapse prevention strategies developing, teaching, and/or provide oversight for classes that promote education and skill-building to promote psychological and physical health.
  • Consultation services for patients requiring on-going monitoring and follow-up.
  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Shall apply appropriate psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, cognitive-behavioral and other empirically supported recommendations, and psychological testing/psycho-diagnostic testing, to aid Primary Care Managers (PCMs) in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders.
  • Performs and assists with individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples’ therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
  • Participates in military specific training and evaluations (e.g., training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress).
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in the patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment as required.
  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
  • Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: quality improvement meetings, commander's staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by department leadership.

Clinical Psychologist – Integrated Primary Care (IPC)

(In addition to general duties above for Clinical Psychologist)

Internal Behavioral Health Consultant (IBHC) in the patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air Force IBHC training. Demonstrates core competency skills to IBHC independent practice within 90 days of starting. The 90-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 90 days.
  • Phase I training is approximately four days onsite at a CONUS location. The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a "3" rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) before proceeding to Phase II.
  • Phase II training will occur within 90 days of completion of Phase I training for a two day course. The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a "3" rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) in order to be deemed acceptable for the position.
  • Replacement/Turnover of an employee: If the candidate does not pass the course the contractor shall submit a replacement candidate upon notice of the candidate's failure to pass any training phase.
  • Provides brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model (i.e., per the Air Force Behavioral Health Optimization Program Practice Manual). Services will mimic the pace of primary care (i.e., patients seen for 15- to 30-minute appointments).
  • May provide classes in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., stress management class, sleep enhancement class, chronic pain class).
  • Works independently in the absence of direct oversight and adheres to Air Force values. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing and resolving professional issues.
  • Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
  • Must possess organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
  • Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues and specific patients.
  • Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients referred.
  • Delivers brief presentations/trainings to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and IBHC services.
  • Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
  • Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in the patient's electronic medical record within the allowable timeframe defined by the MTF standard after the patient is seen.
  • Effectively manage a full daily patient load, as defined by the Mental Health Business Practice Standards and/or Behavior Health Optimization Program (BHOP) Manual of completing approximately 8-14 patient encounters per day.
  • Duties may include supervision of providers who are in training or not fully licensed.
  • Duties may include participating in Air Force-approved research projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health.
  • Care Facilitator (CF) in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following: IBHCs who are assigned to MTFs that have between 3,000 and 7,500 adult enrollees in the Family Health Clinic will provide both IBHC and CF services per the BHOP Manual.
  • Participates in and successfully completes Air Force care facilitator training. Demonstrates core competency skills to CF independent practice within 240 days of starting. The 240-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 240 days.
  • Care facilitator training is an interactive computer-based training that is approximately three days in length. The candidate must complete all CF training requirements before engaging in CF patient care services.
  • Contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD disorders.
  • Use validated brief symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity.
  • Assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to barriers.
  • Provide patients with education regarding their behavioral health condition and treatment regimen.
  • Maintain patient information in a patient registry.
  • Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.
  • Performs case management functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from and APAP accredited psychology program. Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology.

 Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • One (1) year experience as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist

 Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

License/Certification and Training:

  • Have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

 Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM (7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.)
  • Federal holidays not required
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