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Psychological Assessor (Part-Time) - Medical & Clinical Psychology

Company: The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Join the HJF Team! HJF is seeking a Psychological Assessor (Part-Time) to support the Suicide Care, Prevention, and Research Initiative (Suicide CPR Initiative) within the Medical & Clinical Psychology Department (MPS) located in Rockville, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to MPS. This is project-based position remote at 10 hours a week. It is expected to last approximately through March 31, 2022.The Suicide CPR Initiative at the Uniformed Services University (USU) has an immediate need for a part-time (approximately 10 hours per week), teleworking Psychological Assessor. The Psychological Assessor will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team of investigators, clinicians, and graduate students, and will conduct baseline and follow-up telephone assessments for a randomized controlled pilot trial of Mil-iTransition, a telephone-based intervention for military personnel and/or Veterans found "unfit for duty" following medical and physical evaluation boards.NOTE: As a U.S. Government contractor, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.Responsibilities:

  • Administers standardized psychological assessments for research. (70%)
  • Provides expertise in psychology for a research study. (10%)
  • May contribute to preparation of scientific reports and scholarly manuscripts. (10%)
  • Participates in regular meetings and coordinates with study personnel and case managers. (10%)
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to administer standardized psychological assessments over the telephone; knowledge of research methods including the conduct of randomized controlled trials and blinding preferred. Preference will be given to licensed clinicians and those with prior experience working with military populations.Minimum Education: Doctoral degree required for this position.Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: Minimum of 0-2 years of experience required for this position.Work Arrangement: 100% remote.Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust.Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer. Job Types: Part-time, TemporaryBenefits:
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Referral program
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insuranceWork Location: One location

Keywords: The Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Rockville , Psychological Assessor (Part-Time) - Medical & Clinical Psychology, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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