Senior Scientific Director / Neurpsychologist ? Licensed Medical
DLH Corporation serves federal government clients throughout the
United States and abroad delivering technology enabled solutions in
key health and human services programs. The Company's core
competencies include secure data analytics and statistics, clinical
trials and laboratory services, a full suite of public health
research offerings, performance evaluation, system modernization,
operational logistics and readiness, and strategic digital
communications. DLH has over 2,000 employees serving numerous
government agencies. DLH’s portfolio consists of Defense & Veteran
Health Solutions, Human Services Solutions and Public Health & Life
This position is in anticipation of a vacancy award.
Seeking a Neuropsychologist to direct and provide oversight of
clinical, research, and education related activities at the Defense
and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) site at the San Antonio
Military Medical Center, Texas. The Neuropsychologist will provide
leadership and direct clinic activities to ensure all operations
support quality patient care and comply with all Command, federal,
state, regulatory, DVBIC and HJF requirements. Responsibilities
Assess and resolve complex social, economic and psychosocial
problems that may impact Service Members’ medical treatment or
while the Service Member is being evaluated for medical discharge
from the service.
Provide direct services that include screening,
neuropsychological assessment, treatment, referral, consultation
and education and in conjunction with DoD PDH-CPGs.
Establish and maintain appropriate clinical, research, and
education staff to ensure that patient care and projects are
delivered on time, on budget, and to the agreed quality
Conduct neuropsychosocial evaluations and provide therapeutic
interventions including crisis counseling to individuals as needed
to facilitate TBI clinical care management and optimize care.
Evaluate the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with
unexplained chronic symptoms on individuals’ systems as well as
assess patient’s functioning within work, family and routines of
daily living and identify areas needing continued support,
resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.
Provide services to high-risk populations including Service
Members pending medical discharge due to physical and or behavioral
health injuries/illnesses, Service Members who were wounded as a
result of their military duties.
Develop, implement, and maintain partnership with Patients,
other health care providers and community resources as
Develop a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with
TBI health care standards for patients.
Assist with coordination of services for those patients who move
to another location to ensure continuity of care; facilitates
transfer of the case to local TBI health care case management
resources, as appropriate.
Maintain complete and accurate records and documents for all
patient contacts/services provided in accordance with professional
standards (AR 40-68) as well as DoD, U.S. Army, installation and
facility directed administrative requirements.
Abide by all applicable MTF by-laws, JC, DoD, DA and MEDCOM
regulations with regard to Utilization Review and Quality
Improvement directives including, but not limited to, in-service
training, peer review, performance improvement, records
maintenance, performance evaluations, and release of
Assist other contract service providers, military commanders and
community agencies in the development and implementation of
deployment-related health programs at the installation and or
Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care
conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and
any other appropriate professional activities
Supervise contract staff training, promote development with
immediate and direct feedback, and complete performance evaluations
for contract clinical, research, and education staff
Provide educational presentations on TBI .
Support TBI research through collaboration with research
professionals locally and nationally (e.g. Veterans Administration,
Navy Health Research Center, UCSD).
Serve as a liaison between DVBIC nationally, locally, and the
Required Skills Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology
from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited
Must have completed an APA approved clinical psychology
Must have attended a formal neuropsychological fellowship in
clinical Neuropsychology, and be skilled in specialized testing and
assessment procedure as recognized by either the National Academy
of Neuropsychology or Division 40 of the American Psychological
Must have and maintain a current license to practice Clinical or
Minimum of 7 years of training or experience as
Neuropsychologist (PhD) or MD working with patients with traumatic
brain injury required.
Must have 5-10 years experience in research as demonstrated by
publications and presentations
5-10 years management experience preferred.
Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care and providing
clinical services to individuals, couples or groups in clinical
psychotherapy services strongly preferred.
Knowledge and experience with military health system,
combat/deployment issues, people suffering from medically
unexplained symptoms, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or
disasters are highly desired
A strong background working with neurological patients,
especially those with traumatic brain injury required.
Must be proficient in advanced neuropsychological testing
sensitive to brain injury such as the Halstead-Reitan Battery,
computerized performance assessment batteries, Mental Status exams
and Dementia Rating Scales
Must be proficient in administration and interpretation of basic
psychological test measures to include Intelligence Testing,
Personality Testing with Objective and Projective Testing
Ability to function independently with a high degree of
professionalism and clinical judgment required.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with
staff at all levels to foster collaborative research activities
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Ability to facilitate and present information to small and large
groups as well as the flexibility to re-prioritize quickly
Ability to manage stress, as evidenced by the ability to respond
and to meet demands of caseload, such as submitting proper
documentation and referrals required.
Must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with
respect to confidentiality and privacy.
Must be a US Citizen
DLH Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or