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Agency: Army National Guard, State of South Carolina Military Department
Job Title: Behavioral Health Officer

Description:

As a Behavioral Health Officer you’ll have the opportunity to work with a rewarding patient base — Soldiers and their families — in a variety of settings. Elicit comprehensive health histories, perform complete physical examinations, order and/or perform psychotherapy, command consultations, medication management, conduct data analysis, formulate problem lists, develop and implement plans of care, collaborate with other health professionals, and refer patients as appropriate. Specific tasks, duties and responsibilities include the following:
1. Apply psychological principles, theories, methods and techniques through direct patient services, consultation, education and research in problems of human effectiveness, adjustment and emotional disturbance in medical and other settings.
2. Focus on investigation, evaluation and amelioration of mental and behavioral disorders, prevention of mental illness and promotion of effective mental health
3. Conduct and supervise direct patient care, and plan and execute disease prevention and health promotion programs
4. Evaluate Soldiers mental and behavioral traits during medical Soldier Readiness Processing to meet medical readiness standards of AR 40-501.
5. Perform special staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels
6. Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust and readily available medical system
 

Requirements:
1. Applications will be accepted from any member of the Army National Guard in grades of O3 thru O4. Applicants must have a 60W Psychiatrist or 73B Clinical Psychologist AOC IAW 135-101. Applicants not in South Carolina Army National Guard (SCARNG) will be required to transfer to the SCARNG if accepted.
2. Doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology or other subspecialty from an accredited program acceptable to the Surgeon General.
3. Completion of a one-year, American Psychological Association, approved clinical psychology internship with a current license to practice psychology .
4. Must meet height and weight standards of AR 600-9. Must be able to pass Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT).
5. Must have a current SECRET security clearance.
6. Must meet the medical standards IAW chapters 2, 4 and 5 in AR 40-501 as applicable. PHA must be current with a PULHES of 222222 or better.
7. Must have correctable vision, manual dexterity and normal color perception per AR 40-501.
8. Be able to serve at least 3 years in an AGR status prior to accomplishing 18 years of Active Federal service (any combination of Active Duty, Active Duty Special Work, Annual Training, and/or AGR program for a total of 18 years), or the date of mandatory removal. Must have sufficient time remaining (ETS) to permit completion of 3 year tour of duty. If accepted, applicant will be on a probationary period for 3 years and will undergo a continuation board during the third year of duty IAW NGR 600-5.
9. Must not be under a current suspension of favorable personnel actions or required to be under suspension under AR 600-8-2, even if no suspension has been imposed.
10. Must not have been AWOL, had any courts martial or Article 15s within the last 3 years.
11. Applicants who have voluntarily resigned from the AGR program are not eligible to reenter for one (1) year from date of separation. Soldiers who have voluntarily resigned from the AGR program in lieu of adverse personnel actions or have involuntarily separated from the AGR program are not eligible to reenter the program.
12. Must be 18 years of age and not have reached 55th birthday by closing date of announcement.
13. AGR Soldiers will not be reassigned during the first 18 months of their INITIAL three year tour.
14. Must not be a candidate for an elective office or holding a civil office.
15. Applicant must never have been convicted or not currently charged with criminal domestic violence or assault or battery against a Family member nor been charged for sexual assault/harassment.
16. Photo does not have to be an official Military photo. However it must be three-quarter length photo in Class “A”, ASU or ACU uniform taken within last 12 months. See AR 640-30.
17. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their education, experience, training and performance. Applicants will be subject to a personal interview before a military board upon notification of time and place.
18. Must possess and maintain a valid civilian driver’s license with no record of careless, reckless or unsafe driving. Applicant must not have been convicted of any alcohol related incidents such as DUI, DWI, or drunk and disorderly within the past 5 years.
19. If applicant is a single parent must have an approved family care plan.
20. Updated Resume.


Salary Range:

To apply:
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 14-004
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
All applications must be submitted to South Carolina Guard, ATTN: NGSC-HRM-AGR, Stop # 16, 1 National Guard Road, Columbia, SC 29201-4766. Soldiers that are not deployed OCONUS are required to mail or deliver their application to the AGR office. Applications received after Close of Business (COB) on the closing date indicated will NOT be considered. Failure to submit the minimum documentation will cause your application to be disqualified without consideration for the position. Submit the required application documents in the order listed below.
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE RETURNED!!
1. NGB Form 34-1 dated 20101105, Signed, dated and annotated with job number and title. Section IV #17 only applies to Air National Guard if Army leave blank. Any “Yes” answers to the questions (except 9 & 10) require a separate sheet fully explaining the “Yes” response. FAILURE to provide this documentation will result in disqualification. Must include home and work numbers on NGB Form 34-1.
2. MEDPROS Individual Medical Readiness Record (Reserve Component), reflecting current favorable PHA IAW AR 40-501, Chapter 3, conducted within 15 months prior to position close date and a documented HIV test with negative results at least 5 years prior to close date. If selected for an AGR hire, the PHA must be within 12 months of the AGR tour start date and HIV test with negative results within 24 months of AGR tour start date. If applicant has a 3 in PULHES must have documentation in packet that MRB has been conducted and 3 has been cleared.
3. Three quarter length photo in class “A”, ASU or ACU uniform taken within preceding 12 months, digital photo printed on plain paper or Polaroid photo are acceptable. Attach photo to sheet of paper.
4. DA Form 705 (Scorecard) showing last (3) Record APFT scores/DA Form 5500 (Body Fat Content Worksheet/DA Form 3349 Temporary/Permanent Profiles if applicable. AGR Soldiers are required to take 2 record tests per year and traditional Soldiers are required to one record test per year. Soldiers may submit a memo to explain the absence of 3 record APFTs.
5. DA Form 2-1, Updated copy that has been signed by the Soldier and certified by the unit administrator or ERB/ORB must be certified by the unit.
6. NCOERS/OERS, Copy of last five years (or all periods during last 5 years that require NCOER/OER). Include a memo to explain missing or overlapping NCOER/OER (mandatory). Three Letters of recommendation or performance evaluation are submitted to cover periods not eligible for an NCOER/OER. The Letters of recommendation must be signed.
7. DD Form 214/DD Form 215/DD Form 220, ALL Copies ever received and any other official documentation to verify active service. The DD 214/DD 215 form must be the copy #2, #4, #7 or #8, which includes the bottom portion of the document indication the reason for Release from Active Duty (REFRAD) and the RE (reenlistment) code.
8. NGB Form 23B, Retirement Points Statement (RPAM) – all Army National Guard Soldiers will submit a current copy. (See your unit for this document).
9. SF 181
10. Current PQR, (See your unit for this 2 page document)
11. Letter of Voluntary Reduction (if applicable)
12. Packets will NOT be accepted via email except for Soldiers deployed OCONUS. OCONUS Soldiers submit your packet to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
13. Initial Entry Qualifications, Must meet entry requirements of AR 135-18, NGR 600-5 and AR 40-501.
14. On-Board AGR Qualifications, Must continue to meet requirements of AR 135-18 and NGR 600-5 and AR 40-501.
15. The individual selected for this position must serve one year in the AGR program to be considered for promotion.
16. Professional Certifications: include copy of doctorial degree, psychology internship and current license to practice psychology.
17. Memorandum of Record from unit stating the following:
(a) Applicant has not been AWOL, had a courts martial or Article 15 or been charged with sexual assault/harassment in last 3 years.
(b) Applicant has not been charged with any incidence of sexual assault/harassment and has completed 3 Tier SHARP Tng.
18. Memorandum of record from applicant stating the following:
(a) Applicant possesses a valid civilian driver’s license with no record of careless, reckless or unsafe driving.
(b) Applicant has had no alcohol related incidents within the past 5 years such as DUI, DWI, or drunk and disorderly.
(c) Applicant has never been convicted or not currently charged with criminal domestic violence or assault or battery against a Family member.
**DO NOT BIND, TAB, OR USE DOCUMENT PROTECTORS; A LARGE PAPER CLIP WILL SUFFICE. **
Inquires Call: (803) 299-4372
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 14-004
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OFFICER
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
As a Behavioral Health Officer you’ll have the opportunity to work with a rewarding patient base — Soldiers and their families — in a variety of settings. Elicit comprehensive health histories, perform complete physical examinations, order and/or perform psychotherapy, command consultations, medication management, conduct data analysis, formulate problem lists, develop and implement plans of care, collaborate with other health professionals, and refer patients as appropriate. Specific tasks, duties and responsibilities include the following:
1. Apply psychological principles, theories, methods and techniques through direct patient services, consultation, education and research in problems of human effectiveness, adjustment and emotional disturbance in medical and other settings.
2. Focus on investigation, evaluation and amelioration of mental and behavioral disorders, prevention of mental illness and promotion of effective mental health
3. Conduct and supervise direct patient care, and plan and execute disease prevention and health promotion programs
4. Evaluate Soldiers mental and behavioral traits during medical Soldier Readiness Processing to meet medical readiness standards of AR 40-501.
5. Perform special staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels
6. Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust and readily available medical system

 

Agency: Richland County Public Library
Job Title: Community Engagement Project Coordinator (VAC 2200-6)
Description: This position includes:

  • Coordinating and leading community forums, information sharing and other sessions in regard to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Coordinating efforts to inform community members about important issues related to education, health, safety and other vital issues.
  • Developing training sessions with and for staff on related topics.
  • Working with community experts to provide appropriate guest speakers.
  • Coordinating team efforts and seeking out information from subject matter experts.
  • Monitoring project progress and evaluating to ensure standards are met.
  • Maintaining records, communicating vital information to team members and community stakeholders and creating reports.
  • Disseminating information and project data and outcomes to stakeholders.
  • Liaising with community expert partners.
  • Supervising interns.
  • Assessing the need for, and developing, coordinating, and implementing, relevant programs and services.
  • Effectively demonstrating characteristics of being enthusiastic, outgoing, and strongly customer-service oriented, including the application of Richland Library’s customer engagement standards.
  • Greeting customers & successfully ascertaining individualized needs and/or requirements for each customer.
  • Engaging, encouraging, and assisting diverse customers in all areas of the Library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner.
  • Supporting data collection and interpretation through surveys and other effective methods.
  • Representing the Library at community events, festivals and other gatherings.
  • Supporting library staff throughout the system in conducting outreach programs related to ACA.
  • Traveling to various outreach locations.
  • Assisting with coordinating, scheduling, and publicizing public training events.
  • Creating and maintaining relationships with community agencies for information and speakers.
  • Preparing periodic reports of activities and accomplishments, as needed.
  • Ensuring that programs and services reflect the diversity of the community.
  • Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or above, in social work, public health, community advocacy or a related area. Preference may be given for applicants with master’s degree in social work, or public health, or other area related to the job. Transcripts must be present upon hire.
  • 2 years of experience in social work, public health, health information/education, community advocacy or related areas; the experience requirement is 1 year in same areas for a candidate with a master’s degree.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully synthesize and communicate information related to public healthcare or related social issues, concerns; and evidence of knowledge of the community.
  • Preference may be given for experience, abilities, and knowledge in the following:

Social networking tools.
Performing/administering training to adults.
Microsoft Office with a focus on PowerPoint.
Effective communication with Spanish-speaking customers.

  • South Carolina driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Ability to perform job duties.
  • Your job will involve your being “on the move” in our libraries: It will include standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and lifting up to 25 pounds.

Salary range (annual):  $1,702.50 biweekly salary, plus benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; evening and weekend hours may be included
Location: Main Library and other community locations
1431 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Other: Grant-funded (Full-time, up to 2 years)
To apply, go to:   http://richlandlibrary.com/inform/community-engagement-project-coordinator

Agency: Parenting & Family Research Center, University of South Carolina
Job Title: Project Manager (Research Associate), Unclassified Position, Research Grant
Description: This position in the USC Parenting & Family Research Center is for a project manager who will be a key member of the research team conducting a new 5-year NIMH-supported clinical trial focusing on family-based interventions with parents of young children with behavioral difficulties.

The project manager will:
(1) recruit families from the community for the clinical trial;
(2) conduct enrollment and assessment activities with participating families (including appointments scheduled on weeknights and occasional Saturdays);
(3) track and maintain contact with all study participants, and schedule all appointments,
(4) contribute to data checking and management activities;
(5) coordinate closely with the other institutions involved in the project, and
(6) work closely with the PI and co-investigators.

Principal Investigator is Ron Prinz, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Parenting & Family Research Center at the University of South Carolina.

Minimum requirements:  Master’s degree in a behavioral, social or clinical science field, such as psychology, public health, counseling, social work, or a related field, and experience working in research with human participants.
Preferred:  Master’s or doctorate degree in psychology, public health, counseling, social work or a related field, and experience with clinical outcome studies or other related research activities.

Salary range (annual):  $51,000 to $56,000 includes health insurance, retirement, annual & sick leave

To apply, go to:   http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html   -- scroll down to USC JOBS, and search postings for Requisition # 006476.

Agency: Richland County (SC)
Position: Mental Health Court Coordinator, Office of the Probate Judge
Description: Duties of the Mental Health Court Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following:

•    Coordinating and supervising the efficient and effective operations of Mental Health Court, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations
•    Coordinating referrals for Mental Health Court with Magistrate and Municipal Court judges, Solicitors, Public Defenders, and others, as appropriate
•    Researching and determining initial eligibility for all referrals and scheduling assessments and evaluations for appropriate cases
•    Tracking services provided by Columbia Area Mental Health Center and Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center and other providers
•    Coordinating seminars and speaking at events to inform, educate and seek referrals
•    Planning and coordinating graduation ceremonies as participants of the program have met all required components for completion
•    Supervising the work of part-time clerical staff
•    This position requires minimal travel to Columbia area mental health center and other facilities for weekly updates/status reports on participants 

Salary Range:  $30,925-$49,480 based on education and experience

Qualifications: This class requires a Bachelor’s Degree with experience in an office setting utilizing public relations and organizational skills or working in the mental health arena. The director must have or attain a notary public and pass SLED requirements for criminal background and drug screening. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must have two years and up to and including four years experience.

Contact: All applicants must scan and email Richland County employment application (may be found at: http://www.richlandonline.com/Portals/0/jobapp.pdf)  and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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