Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):   839790 

***Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized***

***May be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based on the availability of funds.***

***Open until filled. Applications considered as received.***

Our mission:  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.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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/.

Fayetteville is a progressive metropolitan city with a diverse friendly population located in S.E. NC along the I-95 corridor.  It is 1.5 hrs from superb beaches, 3-4 hrs from mountains/skiing resorts, and 1 hr from the capitol city of Raleigh. Fayetteville Reg'l Airport and I-95 offer many travel choices.  There are numerous parks, lakes, cultural activities, festivals, restaurants, award-winning golf courses, and many entertainment venues including sporting events, concerts, theaters and museums including the multi-million dollar Airborne & Special Operations Museum honoring our military neighbors in Ft Bragg.  Fayetteville boasts of superb affordable housing and an excellent public and private educational system. From revitalization projects in the downtown historic district to developing housing and recreation areas along the Cape Fear River, both public and private enterprises are committed to making Fayetteville the All-American City for which it has won awards.

These Psychologist positions are assigned to the Mental Health Service Line located at the VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC. Positions may be located in an inpatient or outpatient setting. Inpatient/Outpatient Mental Health programs may include General Mental Health, PTSD/SUD, Local Recovery Coordination, PSTD Trauma Recovery, Military Sexual Trauma and Substance Abuse), Home Based Primary Care, and other programs as assigned.

Duties

Excellent opportunities exist for Psychologist positions at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center. These positions are aligned under the Mental Health Service.  The Psychologist applies advanced strategies to a full range of patient problems in his/her work setting.  He/she has advanced knowledge of culturally sensitive psychological assessment techniques, diagnosis, intervention, and behavioral health that qualifies him/her to provide advice and consultation to professional representing a variety of disciplines.  The primary job functions of the incumbent include the provision of direct psychologist patient care, consultation services on difficult or complex cases, education of staff and trainee supervision The incumbent functions in accordance with the policies, principals, professional ethic and techniques of accepted Psychology practice.

Alternate tour of duty may be required.