Police or First-Responder Psychologist, Washington, D.C., US, ID #17274
Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides a complete line of medical equipment and supplies along with innovative office products and services to businesses and health care facilities throughout North America. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses' family of companies.
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Serves as advisor and clinical psychological specialist to the Department staff at all levels by providing a variety of professional psychological services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides routine and emergency clinical psychological services to Department employees and their immediate families by providing counseling, consultation and referral services.
Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency.
Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client as part of the decision-making process.
- Provides Departmental command and management staff with psychological consultative services relative to personnel and performance issues;
- Organizes, develops, and serves as clinical advisor to, the Department Peer Support Program including participation in the selection and training of new members;
- Develops, presents and evaluates departmental training;
- Selects, administers and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments for the diagnosis of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders;
- Maintains liaison with other agencies, institutions, providers, and organizations involved in the delivery of psychological services for first responders;
- Designs, conducts and documents behavioral and academic research;
- Maintains liaison with other agencies, institutions and organizations involved in the delivery of psychological services;
- Maintains security and confidentiality of information created or encountered in the performance of assigned duties in strict adherence with all applicable laws and regulations;
- Coordinates and facilitates fitness for duty evaluations with contracted providers.
This position will not have supervisory authority.
EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE
- An earned Ph.D. degree in psychology from an accredited college or university and one year of post-doctoral experience as a consultant to a law enforcement or governmental agency or as a police psychologist.
- Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
- Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):
- A minimum of three (3) years of post-doctoral experience as a consultant to a law enforcement or governmental agency or as a police psychologist.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Maintaining security and confidentiality of all communications and information encountered in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations;
- Providing professional psychological consultation and communicating professional knowledge to lay personnel;
- Assessing need for, and providing, professional psychological counseling, psychotherapy and crisis intervention;
- Developing and administering departmental programs which employ psychological principles;
- Developing, conducting, analyzing and reporting research;
- Communicating effectively, orally and in writing;
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
- Employment selection, fitness for duty, direct operational support and intervention as it relates to public safety personnel
- Principles, practices, methods and trends of clinical psychology concerning normal and abnormal behaviors, motivation, personality and individual differences, adaptation and social interactions;
- Methods for assessment and modification of human behavior;
- Research methodology, to include design, conduct, analysis and reporting of results;
- Principles and practices of law enforcement;
- Principles, practices and trends in mental health first aid, psychological first aid and critical incident stress management;
- Consultation practices in an organizational setting;
- Principles and practices of corrections/detention;
- Community resources for the delivery of psychological services;
- Departmental regulations and operating instructions.
All work is performed in a healthcare/hospital setting
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.
About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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