Licensed Psychologist

Maxim Healthcare Services Nursing
Oceanside, CA
Post Date:
August 02, 2021

Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking a Licensed Psychologist for an opportunity to provide services to military members at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California!

MGS provides healthcare professionals the opportunity to choose from prestigious contracts within Federal, State and Local facilities throughout the United States.  Our dedicated team of professional recruiters and support personnel will offer you the same level of care and commitment that you provide your patients.  Allow us to match your skills, experience and schedule to find you the employment opportunity you are seeking!

Position Details:


  • Deliver brief, consultation –based services to patients and PCMs using an integrated care model. Services provided are standard and mimic the structure, function, and pace of primary care (i.e., psychotherapy or other specialty care psychological assessments are inappropriate and therefore prohibited).  The PCM is ultimately responsible for the patient's health care plan and makes the determination on how the HCW's recommendations might be integrated into the PCM's plan for the patient.


  • Provide timely and succinct feedback to primary care physicians regarding consultations findings and recommendations.


  • Determine the appropriateness of the patient receiving services in the primary care setting, and assisting with implementation of treatment plans. 


  • Formulate behavioral health interventions appropriate to primary care setting, and assisting with implementation of treatment plans.


  • Provide brief follow ups, including relapse –prevention education. 


  • Develop, teach, and provide oversight for classes that promote education and skill-building to enhance psychological and physical health.


  • See approximately 8-14 patients a day.


  • Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in patient’s medical record in no less than 24 hours after the patient is seen.


  • Participate in group medical appointments including Shared Medical Appointments (SMA) and Drop in Group Medical Appointments (DIGMA) as requested by the PCM.


  • Provide technical direction and clinical insight into relevant projects being conducted at the site of service.


Training requirement -  The HCW must successfully complete the Tri Service Internal Behavioral Health Consultant (IBHC) training course within 60 days of performance under the task order. 





Experience/Qualifications Needed:

  • Possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university.


  • Successful completion of a psychologist intern program which has been approved by the American Psychology Association.


  • A one- year fellowship or residency in health psychology or behavioral medicine (Programs with APA accreditation will only be acceptable)

All training must be accredited by the American Psychology Association




  • Possess one year of experience in the last four years in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems.


  • Provide two letters of recommendation written within the preceding two years from practicing providers, supervisors or program administrators attesting to the HCW’s professional skills, competencies, patient rapport, training abilities, etc.  Recommendation letters must include; name, title, phone number, date of recommendation, address and signature of the individual providing the recommendation.





Services shall be required in the assigned clinical area Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays, between the hours of 0600 and 1800 for an 8.5 or 9 hour shift to include an uncompensated 30-minute or 1 hour meal break depending on shift length



For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact Chelsea Hagerty at 410-910-2045, [email protected], or apply online!




Chelsea Hagerty
Phone: (410) 910-2045