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Psychologist - TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Job ID: 2212665
Location: REMOTE WORK, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 30, 2022
Category: Environmental, Health & Safety
Subcategory: Counselor
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC is seeking a licensed psychologist available 24/7 for remote counseling to program personnel via various communications such as phone, skype, or Zoom. In recognition of the stress of program participants, recommend individual and group therapy/workshops.  At times, may need to TDY to CONUS location(s) to meet with personnel. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of SAIC personnel/workplace is always a priority. The ideal candidate has a strong assessment skills and have experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds.The selected candidate will apply professional psychological knowledge and skills to conduct mission-related risk assessments, consultations, and trainings.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate personnel’s emotional, behavioral and mental state through discussion, observation and analysis
  • Diagnose psychological disorders and provide evidence-based psychotherapy and consultations
  • Conduct diagnostic interviews and therapy sessions using evidence-based and brief therapeutic models.
  • Provide support for fatigue management and a national health care referral capability/networks
  • Provide crisis response and follow-up care in the event of serious incidents.
  • Provide psychological briefings, program development tasks and training and development and implementation for group therapy and workshops.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and current records of all clinical services rendered, includes initial evaluations, progress notes, summary notes and all other necessary documentation
  • Consult with management and other medical staff as needed



  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
  • Masters degree in Clinical Psychology or related with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or a Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience. Degree must be from an APA-accredited program with an APA-accredited clinical internship successfully completed
  • Current and valid license in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or US Territory.
  • Experience conducting assessments and clinical interviews to include documenting clinical findings
  • Ability to diagnose psychological disorders and provide evidence-based psychotherapy
  • Strong clinical abilities, and enthusiasm for a collaborative approach to treatment.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills; thoughtful and compassionate
  • Strong observation skills
  • Detail-Oriented


  • Experience working with the following populations: intelligence community/national security settings; Department of Defense (military or civilian)
  • Family counseling experience
  • Training in critical incident/stress trauma interventions.
  • Experience in overseas environment

Target salary range: $200,001 - $225,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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