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    About the Position:
    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
    Joint Base Lewis-McChord is a military installation (Army and Air Force) located approximately 9 miles from the city of Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia, offering the attractions of larger metropolitan areas with a hometown feel. Tacoma is located 32 miles south of Seattle, 31 miles north of the state capital, Olympia, and 18 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport. Tacoma is on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels, and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate and its excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

    Preferred candidates will have completed an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral graduate program and an APA accredited predoctoral internship.

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide consultation in several specialized areas of psychology such as behavioral medicine, psychological impacts on physical functioning, health psychology, medical consultation, personality assessment.
    • Evaluate the most difficult and complex cases in the behavioral health homes to determine appropriate placement in inpatient or outpatient care or referral to other agencies.
    • Treat medical patients through biofeedback, health behavior change strategies, and other health psychology interventions.
    • Perform full range of supervisory duties as the direct rater such as assigning work to subordinates, developing performance plans, evaluating performance of subordinates, interviewing candidates, and recommending hiring actions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

  • Job family (Series)

    0180 Psychology

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