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Clinical Psychologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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Job Title Clinical Psychologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Jobid US3176KS_BH1370810

Location: Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA

Description Clinical Psychologist – NIH – Bethesda, MD

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD **.**

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Recruit and screen patients for the projects which focus on children with extremely severe, impairing irritability and their families.
+ Conduct structured and semi-structured interviews with probands and parents of probands.
+ Provide clinical support to patients and families throughout the time that they are participating in research protocols.
+ Provide structured psychotherapy in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy {CBT).
+ Conduct clinical ratings during outpatient treatment studies and longitudinal clinical studies.
+ Administer and interpret neuropsychological assessments to probands and family members as part of research protocols.
+ Provide family support and crisis management services as needed.
+ Provide referral to appropriate NIH resources and community services, when indicated.
+ Participate in the planning and execution of clinical research in the capacity of clinical support staff.
+ Administer and score a wide range of complex structured and semi-structured interviews (such as SCID, the K-SADS and many others) to the child and adolescent probands and the parents of the probands.
+ Conduct screening/baseline evaluations in collaboration with staff.
+ Conduct preliminary evaluation of potential probands through extensive telephone interviewing of parent, review of medical records, consultation with treating professionals, and consultation with NIMH medical staff, leading to acceptance for on-site evaluation or rejection with referral if indicated.
+ Interface with schools on novel recruitment projects; meet with public school personnel and staff on a regular basis during recruitment periods to ensure participation in research; meet with school personnel to determine suitability of research participation within the schools.
+ Provide informational sessions to parent groups, students, teachers and counselors.
+ Write and comprise information and consent forms to present to schools.
+ Write, research and comprise information in accordance with the privacy policy within the private schools targeted in the DC area; meet with private school personnel and staff during the recruitment process.
+ Perform screening evaluations of potential research subjects using structured and semi-structured testing methods.
+ Conduct patient and volunteer follow-up evaluations and track patients through longitudinal studies.
+ Participate in patient and volunteer recruitment efforts for protocols.
**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.
+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a related field.
+ Full clinical credentials required.
+ Familiarity with clinical research as well as cognitive behavioral therapy
+ Knowledge of computer database systems and understanding of pediatric neuropsychiatric disorders and research design.
+ Prior experience with standardized testing tools used in youth
+ Clinical experience required; research experience desirable.

Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

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