Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group anticipates several openings for Psychometrists at various locations to support the Protection of the Force and Family (POTFF) Contract.
Perform assigned assessment procedures under the direct supervision of a credentialed privileged psychologist, operational psychologist, or neuropsychologist. Utilize therapeutic assessment and interview skills to elicit accurate and concise account of the patient's condition. Screen patients to determine presenting problems and priority of appointment. Perform basic assessment procedures, including initial screening evaluation and standardized neuropsychological, intelligence, and personality testing. Conduct Assessment and Selection in large group settings as well as on an individual basis. Assist credentialed providers with identifying mental health diagnosis and treatment strategies, as well as providing patient education. Understand suitability requirements for the different units across the SOCOM enterprise. Assist in providing specialized treatment and rehabilitation of brain injured and mental health patients. Observe, monitor, report, and record patient interaction during assessment sessions. Institute precautionary measures to prevent patient injuries due to suicide, homicide, or elopement. Coordinate with other military agencies and MTFs regarding specialized care, treatment, and administrative functions. Contact military or community agencies to obtain collateral information. Explain and interpret neuropsychological services and procedures to access care to patients and commands. Assist in or arrange for patient referral to other facilities for alternate level of care.
The contractor shall possess a Bachelor's Degree from a formal program in Psychology, Sociology, or in a behavioral science related field from an accredited college or university and be Certified by the Board of Certified Psychometrists (BCP) . The contractor Psychometrist shall have a minimum of one year of full-time experience during the preceding three (3) years in the performance of psychological and/or neuropsychological testing and test scoring. The BCP may be waived if the contractor’s one year of full-time experience was under the supervision of an Operational Psychologist.
All HCPs shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association. Documentation of such training shall be provided to the COR. The front and back of the BCLS shall be provided to the Credentialing Department of the MTF they are credentialed through.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret government security clearance.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.