Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
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Biloxi, MS United States
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 771514 Salary to be determined by a Professional Standards Board
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 771514
Salary to be determined by a Professional Standards Board
***This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date and to include a relocation/recruitment incentive***
This position will be filled at the GS-13 level.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast overlooks the sparkling Gulf of Mexico and 62 miles of scenic shoreline including the world's longest (26 miles) man-made beach - started by nature, improved by man. Explore the Coast's rich heritage from the American Indians to the modern day blending of cultures including cuisine, attractions, and events. ( http://www.gulfcoast.org/)
The optimal candidate will have a broad variety of assessment and therapy skills, including training in Evidenced Based Therapies. The PRRC psychologist will be at the core of an interdisciplinary team to help Veterans recover from their mental illness so they are able to become fully functioning members of their communities. The PRRC Psychologist will conduct individual assessment and therapy and develop evidenced based curriculum, skills training classes, psycho-educational classes, illness management and recovery classes, and family educational programs. Eligible recent post-docs and other new graduates are encouraged to apply.
Psychology Service, VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System, has an outstanding team of providers. Psychology Service is also fully integrated into the leadership of the health care system, and provides administrative oversight into psychological/neuropsychological/vocational services, as well as EAP and all system research administration. We are a dynamic and visionary team of professionals committed to excellence in treatment and prevention activities.
As a VA professional Clinical Psychologist, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
- U. S. Citizenship
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- English Language Proficiency required
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required