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Sandia National Laboratories Clinical Psychologist (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Are you passionate about your work? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? If so, you could be the Clinical Psychologist we are seeking to provide medical care to Sandia National Laboratories employees through the Clinical Services Organization. Working here means you will be making a difference and working alongside peers who are committed to the same work.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Conduct psychological evaluations to assess reliability and fitness for duty per 10 CFR 851 and acts as designated psychologist for DOE Human Reliability Program.
  • Coordinate the Substance Abuse program and recovery agreement process.
  • Coordinate short-term onsite and long-term offsite Employee Assistance program treatment and services including the areas of job performance, relationships, bereavement, managing the troubled etc.
  • Provide consultation to Human Resources (HR) and management regarding the effects of behavioral health and/or substance abuse problems on job performance.
  • Serve as the Crisis Intervention liaison, Threat Assessment Team member for Sandia and conducts Critical Incident Stress Debriefing for groups experiencing traumatic events.

Program coordination duties:

  • Integrate the BH/EAP programs at the NM and CA sites; complete strategic planning, quality, program goals and objectives; review community mental health resources for use by employees and promote customer satisfaction for client, management, and unions.
  • Lead the BH partnerships with onsite prevention and chronic disease management programs in presenting health education courses and programs on behavioral health topics including onsite management of depression and anxiety.
  • Review community mental health resources for use by employees and assist benefits team in procuring EAP Health Plan resources.
  • Ensure the program protects the privacy of clients and the confidentiality of their Electronic Medical Records in accordance with HIPAA and applicable law.


  • Licensed psychologist in the state of New Mexico in good standing.
  • Must maintain said license in order to perform the outlined duties.
  • Five or more years of work experience in an Employee Assistance Program or equivalent clinical experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Q clearance


  • Possesses New Mexico Prescriptive Authority Certificate for Psychologist.
  • Three years or more of experience conducting DOE Human Reliability Program or experience in use of MMPI and conducting fitness for duty evaluations.
  • Certification as a Certified Employee Assistance Professional or willingness to obtain certification.
  • Experience with electronic health records.

Department Description:

The Benefits and Medical Services Center provides a variety of health and beneftis related services to employees, dependents and retirees. Occupational and preventive medicine programs, health care benefits and retiree benefit administration represent a sample of programs administered through three departments within the Center.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.