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Job Title:  Supervisory Clinical Psychologist
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:  NCMD141103471172250D

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$104,201.00 to $135,456.00 / Per Year
Friday, July 25, 2014 to Thursday, August 7, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Tacoma, WA View Map
United States Citizens
Not Applicable


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 Madigan Army Medical Center, Department of Behavioral Health, Joint Base Lewis McChord in Tacoma, WA.
  • A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


  • Not Required


  • No


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    As a Supervisory Clinical Psychologist at Madigan Army Medical Center,  you will:

    • Serve as Supervisor for the Child And Family - Behavioral Health Service (CAF - BHS) with direct oversight and facilitation of design, development, and implementation of a Comprehensive CAF-BHS program addressing the unique needs of Army children, spouses, and families.
    • Conduct needs assessments, analyze population specific risk factors, determine funding requirements, and assist with program development.
    • Serve as a representative of the CAF-BHS to civic organizations and the Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) military community through participation in strategic conferences, seminars, and other opportunities requiring briefings, meetings, and high levels of interaction with various audiences.
    • Provide guidance on implementation and execution of JBLM CAF-BHS care programs.
    • Coordinate and oversee the integration of behavioral health care programs for JBLM, supporting and ensuring that the objectives of the program align with The Army Behavioral Health Proponency.


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    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Degree: Successful completion of all the requirements for the doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology is required.

    Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: assessing behavioral health patients to determine mental status, developing treatment plans for patients in a Child and Family Behavioral Health Program, and providing therapy to behavioral health patients with severe personality, emotional, and/or mental illnesses. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Licensure: A current, active, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice Psychology independently, offered by a U.S. State, District of Columbia, commonwealth, territory or jurisdiction is required.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

    • Knowledge of behavior health program management
    • Knowledge of Behavioral Health organizational structure/capabilities
    • Skill in developing long range behavioral health goals
    • Skill in applying management concepts

    •  Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
    •  Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at and

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • One-year supervisory probationary period required. A one-year probationary period is required if the selectee has not previously met this requirement.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • Personnel Security Investigation required.
    • This position requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
    • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
    • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.

      Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

      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.

      • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
      • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
      • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

      Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.


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    The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.


    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work experience.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.


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    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
    Thursday, August 07, 2014 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.


    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment.  A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

    Transcripts:This position has a positive education requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts. If you do not submit the required transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified." See: Transcripts and Licenses

    License: This position requires a current, active, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice Psychology independently, offered by a U.S. State, District of Columbia, commonwealth, territory or jurisdiction.

    If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 1172250. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


    Central Resume Processing Center
    Phone: (410)306-0137
    Agency Information:
    MEDCOM Medcell Recruitment
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. 

    If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

    The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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