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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1904005

PhD Psychologist With Data Management Expertise

ICF is seeking a PhD Psychologist to serve as a critical member of the team responsible for supporting implementation of Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) programs throughout the DoD.  The selected candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team primarily working with extremely large sets of raw data, analyzing it, and presenting it in an easily understandable manner to facilitate analysis and discussions. The ideal candidate will have a passion for, and at least 5 years of dedicated experience, working with very large data sets. 

The position is a full-time position located in Silver Spring, MD.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Be principally responsible for data collection, storage, manipulation, and analysis in support of targeted monitoring and evaluation activities; prepare periodic performance monitoring reports and focused evaluation reports.
  • Collect, manage, and analyze extremely large data sets (psychology and mental/behavioral health-related raw data), and present / report analysis results in an easily understood manner to facilitate collaborative group discussions.
  • Manage and prepare complex relational databases and datasets to facilitate data analysis and carry out appropriate statistical analyses
  • Coordinate with external analysts to arrange and secure data set acquisition from central medical data repositories
  • Prepare project evaluation reports detailing evaluation background, critical evaluation questions, evaluation methods employed, findings, and recommendations; Develop presentations for client project staff and leadership to share findings and assist with action plan development.
  • Apply expert-level knowledge in approaches to monitoring, and both quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods to the design, development, and implementation of robust evaluation plans.
  • Develop and conduct program and project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) in support of internal and external PCBH initiatives across the Military Health System (MHS).
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop and evaluate effectiveness of trainings which support optimization of PCBH team functioning including functioning within the larger Primary Care Medical Home team.
  • Apply expert-level knowledge of organizational psychology to further understanding of PCBH team issues in military health care settings and to support implementation and evaluation of evidence-based best practices.
  • Clearly communicate progress and findings to program and Center stakeholders and assist in the development of remediation plans where necessary.  
  • Identify key evaluation questions for each project to be evaluated; Review project documentation to develop logic models to guide evaluation efforts and assess adequacy of available data and determine necessary actions to collect additional data to address identified evaluation questions

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology (e.g., I/O, Research, Clinical, etc.)
  • 5+ years of professional work experience directly conducting quantitative data collection, management, and analyses and preparing technical reports/briefing materials
  • 6+ years of experience in health care
  • Intermediate or advanced proficiency with MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access), SPSS, SAS, or other contemporary survey software
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing data.
  • Prior experience implementing data management capabilities for ongoing and new research projects.

    Desired Skills/Experience (not absolute requirement):

  • Oral presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Statistics; Selection and Assessment; Survey Design, Administration and Analysis; Organization Assessment using quantitative and/or qualitative data collection; Program Assessment and Evaluation.
  • Mastery of statistical methods (e.g., standard deviation, correlation, t-test, chi-square, regression, ANOVA)
  • 8+ years of experience in human capital or organization development
  • Ability to communicate technical/statistical information to non-technical audiences
  • Experience designing and analyzing surveys (e.g., sampling, item writing, reliability, validity)

    Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment under strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of the federal sector
  • Oral presentation and facilitation skills

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award-winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

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