Los Alamos National Laboratory Occupational Psychologist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Psychology Team is part of Occupational Medicine, working closely with medical personnel and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), as well as Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL) Employee Relations, Security, and Legal groups. Psychologists also interact with management regarding employee behavioral health issues. The Psychologists perform a variety of functions, including annual evaluations for the Human Reliability Program and other certification programs; Fitness for Duty; participate on the Behavioral Health Response Team; and provide occasional clinic consultations. This job requires a high level of independence and critical thinking. Team members participate in weekly clinical staff meetings, as well as the interdisciplinary weekly Fitness for Duty meetings. Psychologists only provide evaluations while the EAP counselors provide short-term behavioral health treatment and education.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology.

  • Minimum of 8 years postdoctoral clinical experience.

  • Licensed Psychologist in New Mexico, or license eligible.

  • Demonstrated expertise conducting psychological evaluations.

  • Demonstrated expertise interpreting psychological testing.

  • Demonstrated expertise writing psychological evaluation reports.

  • Excellent clinical skills with the ability to quickly and effectively establish rapport.

  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively within a team and across disciplines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of personnel.

  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative.

Desired Skills

  • Expertise interpreting the MMPI-2, MMPI-2-RF, PAI, MCMI.

  • Familiarity with electronic health records.

  • Knowledge or experience with workplace violence prevention.

  • Expertise in substance misuse.

Education:PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Notes to Applicants:One sample of a de-identified psychological evaluation report. Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing each of the job requirements along with their resume.

Addit.: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Occupational Health and Safety Division is an Environment, Safety and Health (ADESH) Directorate multi-disciplinary and cross-functional organization with a focus on integrating health protection and health promotion services and programs for the Laboratory to enable mission success. The Occupational Psychologist is an essential component to the overall success of the Human Reliability Program in identifying mental, personality and substance abuse disorders pertaining to the overall safety and security reliability concerns of LANL workers.

Maximum Salary: 157800

Minimum Salary: 94500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: OSH-OH/Deployed Services

Job Title: Occupational Psychologist 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC57543