Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

  • This position will be located at the US Army Medical Command, McDonald Army Community Hospital, Community Mental Health Service on the Ft. Eustis portion of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.
  • Joint Base Langley–Eustis is a United States military facility located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia. The base is an amalgamation of the United States Air Force's Langley Air Force Base and the United States Army's Fort Eustis which were merged on 1 October 2010. Unlike other joint bases that share common perimeters, the two components are geographically separated by 17 miles.
  • Fort Eustis, a historic Army installation and the second half of Joint Base Langley–Eustis, is an area to train service members in transportation, aviation maintenance, logistics and deployment doctrine with its diverse landscape and easy access to the James River. The installation is the training ground for the majority of the transportation Military Occupational Specialties and all of the helicopter maintenance technicians. It is the home of the Transportation Regiment, and is planned to receive the transfer of some activities currently conducted at Fort Monroe, which is scheduled for closure under Base Realignment And Closure (BRAC).

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


As a Clinical Psychologist at McDonald Army Community Hospital, you will:

  • Perform professional duties independently in accordance with accepted psychological theories, models, techniques, and practices.
  • Evaluate and treat active duty and reserve soldiers with a wide range of mental health/ emotional/ behavioral problems and disorders.
  • Administer, interpret, and provide complete psychological assessments (e.g., intelligence, cognition, and emotional/personality) of psychiatric patients for diagnosis and the development of quality treatment plans.
  • Maintain required clinical, professional and administrative records in accordance with Army Regulations as well as MacDonald Army Community Hospital and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
  • Carry out delegated management responsibilities (such as approval of annual and sick leave, receipt and resolution of informal complaints and grievances, effecting minor disciplinary action, coordination with union representatives, identifying training and development opportunities and establishing performance objectives).

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No