Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 804072

This announcement is amended to read "Relocation expenses are authorized for this position". Those that applied previously need not reapply.

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?

As a VA professional, 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.

NOTE:  The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13.  The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-13.  The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience 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.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.


Clinical and Counseling Psychologist serve as professional staff members of the Psychology Service at the Alexandria VA Medical Cneter or assigned CBOC.  Psychologist supply a full spectrum of professional direct care clinical and counseling services, administrative and programmatic leadership and support program evaluation,,performance improvement projects, and education and training programs for house staff, healthcare professionals, appropriate trainees, veterans and communities.  Each psychologist has responsibility for providing the full range of psychological services to patients of the Medical Center in the area(s) assigned by the Chief of Psychology Service within the scope of their clinical privileges.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.