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Clinical Psychologist

Kadena Air Base, 18 Med Group
Work Location: Okinawa Japan, Kadena Air Base
Okinawa Japan
3 to 5 Year contract (Starting around 1 June 2020)

You will be an independent contractor (1099) You only get paid when you work... you can take un-paid vacation time.

You are a contract Clinical Psycholigist and the pay is more than the USA and will cover all your needs..
We do not pay for travel or plan tickets, if you are selected you buy a ticket and ship what you need and I will pick you up from Air Port and you can stay at my retal property (free) until you find a place. ( You cannot stay at my place more than 1 month) I will help you get a car and appartment or house and help you get settled. Japan isbeautiful and you will love it...

To provide one full-time Psychologist who will work in the Mental Health Clinic under the medical treatment facility to provide comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention services, comprehensive psychodiagnostic and assessment services, and comprehensive therapeutic services using evidence-based psychotherapy for identified psychiatric disorders, V-code diagnoses, and occupational concerns. The psychologist will function in a specialty mental health clinic and may fall under the Mental Health Element Chief, Medical Director, or Mental Health Flight Commander. The Psychologist will comply with all applicable laws and regulations consistent with the Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Healthcare Facilities, Health Services Inspection standards, and all other applicable standards.


EDUCATION: The Psychologist shall have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force. The ideal candidate will demonstrate education and post-doctoral experience that clearly exemplifies a scientist-practitioner model with regards to training, use of research, and approach to the practice of psychology. The ideal candidate will have a track record of interest in research methods and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Contractor shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology or an internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION. Shall have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a national licensing/certification agency. The psychologist must demonstrate a record of continuing education and ongoing learning since becoming licensed.

EXPERIENCE. The Psychologist shall have a minimum of three years of post-doctoral
experience. At least one year must be in the use of short-term, evidence-based psychotherapy protocols for discrete psychological conditions, such as (but not limited to) cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD, cognitive processing therapy for PTSD, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, problem solving therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, or stress inoculation therapy. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment of PTSD, Depression, Substance Use Disorder, and mild Traumatic Brain Injury. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in a military environment treating active duty service members and their families using evidence based treatment protocols. The ideal candidate will have at least one year experience as a clinical supervisor. The ideal candidate will have a track record of employment as a psychologist in the area of clinical/counseling psychology either as a researcher or practitioner directly seeing patients. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of membership and involvement in national, regional, or local associations that endorse the professional practice of psychology. The ideal candidate will be board certified in an area of psychology recognized by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Okinawa: 098-978-3054
Misawa: 090-7586-4400
Yokosuka: 080-6490-3054
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