Behavioral Health Specialist (OCONUS)

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(2/28/2022 4:17 PM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist to join a large medical support services program in Iraq supporting our U.S. Government customer. The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for Offering on-site counseling and treatment services.


  • Offers on-site counseling and treatment services (to include mobile travel between sites) for work-place conflicts, transitional concerns, stress management, grief counseling, management consultations and employee coaching.
  • Conducts mediations as requested or needed.
  • Manages administrative aspects of Behavioral Health programs and related activities.
  • Contributes to the medical facility employee health program.
  • Plans and develops programs to address emergent behavior health issues.


  • Required and able to obtain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Holds a professional counseling and/or psychology degree at Masters Level.

  • A minimum of five years of substantive experience delivering behavioral health programs.

  • Be State licensed, accredited or registered to practice counseling.

  • Specialty and/or experience in trauma (PTSD, Acute Traumatic Stress).

  • Has and maintains current certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

  • All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required. 

Working Conditions

  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

Executive Order 13495, The Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provides first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other applications/resumes of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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