Job Overview

Summary

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:
Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), located at Fort Sam Houston, TX is a modern, state-of-the-art 450-bed health care facility that provides level-one trauma and graduate medical education. The physical appearance and efficiency of space throughout the hospital creates a user-friendly, high quality healthcare environment for patients, their families, and health care providers.

Fort Sam Houston is located in San Antonio, the second largest metropolitan area in Texas with a warm climate and close proximity to beaches. Fort Sam Houston is located in beautiful San Antonio, TX with a warm climate, close proximity to beaches, and a population of approximately 1 million people. Additionally, there are many surrounding smaller towns within a 30 mile radius including Universal City, Converse, Kirby, Shertz, and Cibolo. For those who prefer country living, ranches and property can be easily found in the big and beautiful State of Texas.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Provide psychological diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of complex child mental health and pediatric psychology cases.
  • Conduct psychological testing with children and adolescents; select, administer, score, and interpret objective and projective psychological tests for the purpose of assessing overall emotional and cognitive/intellectual functioning, and for diagnostic purposes.
  • Conduct clinical diagnostic interviews which requires knowledge of a wide range of childhood/adolescent mental health disorders and a strong foundation in general childhood development.
  • Utilize a broad range of psychotherapeutic techniques/treatment approaches, including brief psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, play therapy, and other evidence-based treatment protocols.
  • Provide support and treatment to children and families having difficulties associated with deployment or war-related injuries or death of the active duty service member parent; this may include intensive work with children whose parent has sustained severe burns and require prolonged hospitalization.
  • Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • No