Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 662782

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This is an open continuous announcement and applicants will be referred every 14 business days starting from the date the vacancy was opened. Several positions will be filled using this vacancy announcement. We are an out-patient clinic with working hours from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm, Mondays through Fridays.

This position is located within our Mental Health Department.

Student Loan Repayment Program May be Authorized

 

Education Debt Reduction Program May be Authorized

 

Recruitment or Relocation Incentive May be Authorized

 

The El Paso VA Health Care System in El Paso, Texas is recruiting for full-time Psychologist. The El Paso VAHCS is part of VISN 18 Network, and is a standalone ambulatory care facility with over 600 employees and growing.

This is an opportunity to move to the Great Southwest, where shopping and museums are right in town and camping, horseback riding, biking, hiking, alpines and cross country skiing, snow tubing, Indian casinos are so close as two hours away. 

El Paso is a jewel in the desert. El Paso is the 6th largest city in the state of Texas, with a population of 700,000. Nestled between the rugged Franklin Mountains and the historic Rio Grande, this dynamic community combines the advantages of a major metropolitan center with the ambience and neighborly charm of a modern western town. This is a multicultural experience as it is situated on the boarder of two nations and three states.

El Paso provides abundant cultural and entertainment opportunities, year-round sports and outdoor recreation, the lowest crime rate of any major city in the continental US, some of the best weather conditions on the planet. The sun shines 300 days a year! It has affordable housing, an extremely favorable low cost of living index, a medical school, several universities and a community college. We are a cosmopolitan community; and people from all over the world come here to live, work, do business, get an education, or retire. 

Duties

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE- The incumbent will be assigned to the Mental Health Service and will perform psychological assessment and treatment with a muilt-disciplinary treatment team composed of BC/BE Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Nurses, Social Workers, and other healthcare providers. Incumbent will work closely with colleagues to provide comprehensive, state-of-the art outpatient mental health care.