Indian Health Service
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Education: Satisfactory completion of all the requirements for the doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology is required. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks. Specialized experience includes diagnosing and treating a full range of psychiatric disorders, providing initial treatment of acute psychiatric conditions, formulating and implementing a plan of care; providing various treatment modalities; providing consultation services for psychotropic medication and consultation to other health care providers and referral sources; provide leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of procedures, policies, and direction of clinical services. Selective Factors: In addition to the qualification requirements, to be rated basically qualified for the position, applicants must demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s): Verification of a current, valid, active, unrestricted license or certification in any State, the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States is required when filling all positions for Clinical Psychologist. Expert professional knowledge of medical and psychopharmacology science as evidenced by licensure as an independent or conditional practitioner with prescriptive authority to prescribe psychotropic medications to treat mental and emotional disorders. Public Health Service (PHS) Licensure Policy: Each PHS clinical psychologist must possess and maintain a valid, current, unrestricted license or certification in a State. The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.