Psychologist-EAP

Location: United States
URM #: 1891
# of openings: 1

Description

The Role:  This project site is located at the U.S. Army Garrison Hospital on the island of Kwajalein Atoll.  The hospital serves more than 1,400 residents, which include military personnel, Army Civilians, contractors, and family members.  Kwajalein is home to one of the world’s largest coral atolls and surrounds one of the largest lagoons in the world.  Kwajalein’s year round warm, sunny weather supports a variety of activities, such as scuba diving, sport fishing, sailing, and water skiing.  Kwajalein also boasts entertainment areas like a movie theater, bowling alley, gym, and small shopping areas.  Bicycles are the primary mode of transportation on the island. 

 

Description:

The EAP Psychologist is responsible for managing individuals with medical and behavioral problems within the primary care setting. In addition, this position may also require the development and implementation of wellness programs to improve overall performance.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide social services, behavioral health, and addiction medicine services.

  • Provide employee assistance program services.

  • Work directly with primary health care providers in identifying and treating mental disorders and psychosocial difficulties including the detection of at-risk patients and further harm prevention.

  • Provide consultative services to patients referred by primary care providers and provide clinical status.

  • Determines patient care plans along with the primary care team.

  • Maintains accurate patient records including the proper tracking of treatment plans.

  • Educates the primary care team on mood disorders (such as depression and anxiety), and providing tools and techniques to manage these disorders including, anger management and marital and family issues.

  • Teaches patients, families and staff about prevention methods and treatment options.

  • Provides recommendations for coping strategies that assist members of the workforce in reducing the stress of OCONUS life.

  • Monitors the site’s behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.

  • Utilizes various computer software to log patient information and access emails and calendars.

  • Active participation in day-to-day office activities, including a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve procedural processes, obtain approvals, and remain abreast of new developments and policy requirements. Active participation in Mass Casualty exercises and events.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in short term, solution focused counselling with individuals, children, families, and couples.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with psychotherapy groups is preferred.

  • Experience with Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is preferred.

 

Education Required:

  • Current and unrestricted license (LPC, LMFT, LMHC, LISW, LCSW, or similar) or authorizing document from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice

  • Must hold a Master’s degree in Psychology, Counselling, or Social Work. Must hold a valid state license as a Psychologist, LPC, LMFT, LMHC, LISW, LCSW, or similar behavioral health license.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  Physical Requirements:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • May require bending, stooping and lifting to 15 lbs.

Other Special Qualifications:

 

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate.

  • This position is unaccompanied.

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.

  • US DOD CNACI or the ability to obtain one is required.

  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll.

  • A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.

 

 

International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 





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