Degree: Applicants must have completed
all the requirements for the doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly
related to full professional work in clinical psychology.
Experience: One year
of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower
level (GS-12) requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of
the position being filled. Candidates for this position must clearly
demonstrate in their resume that they possess specialized experience which
involves reviewing medical records to summarize psychiatric and related medical
conditions, recommending mental health diagnosis, and providing consultation
regarding treatment services.
Applicants must possess a current,
valid, unrestricted license as a Psychologist from the recognized licensing
agency of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,
Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills,
abilities) in the following areas:
· Knowledge of psychiatric evaluations
· Knowledge of administrative functions
· Knowledge of psychological treatment
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
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Personnel security investigation required.
A medical examination is required prior to employment.
Hepatitis B immunization is required (direct patient contact).
Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccinations required annually.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If selected, official college or university transcripts must be
If selected, candidate must provide documents for credentialing.
Must obtain and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and
· You may claim Military Spouse
· May require shift work and/or work on rotating shifts to
provide coverage on evenings, weekends, and holidays and in other situations.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.