Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:EC-12-MMH-729845-R19
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|$57,408.00 to $106,369.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, August 17, 2012 to Thursday, December 20, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Pueblo, CO United States
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 729845
You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.
Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
This position will be shared between the following locations: Half-time at the Pueblo Community Living Center and the other half is clinical work in support of all the Southern Colorado Outpatient Mental Health Clinics.
Amendment: Salary, recruitment/relocation and tour of duty information have been amended.
Salary: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board (a peer review group) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
NOTE: The full performance level of this vacany is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to GS-13. The Professional Standards Board will review the selected candidate's education and experince and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
Incentive: A $10,000 recruitment and/or relocation incentive has been authorized for this position.
Education Debt Reduction Program: The incubment for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Coordinator for additional information.
This announcement will remain open until this position is filled. Qualified applicants who submit complete application packages by (8/30/2012) will be referred to the selecting official first for consideration. If a selection is not made/position is not filled from that list, qualified applicants will continue to be referred to the selecting official for consideration as requested, until a selection is made/position is filled.
- US citizenship
- English language proficiency
- Background/suitability investigation
- Physical standards - Must pass pre-employment examination
- Education Requirement
- Licensure Requirement