*****This is an extension of Job #YE-13-797062-SW-MHC, that was previously announced*****. ALL qualified applicants who previously applied to Job #YE-13-797062-SW-MHC, do not need to reapply as you will be considered on this job announcement.
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/.
PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.
This announcement may close at any time once a qualified candidate has been selected. Candidates will be referred after the following cut-off dates: May 03, 2013; May 17, 2013; May 31, 2013; June 14, 2013; June 28, 2013; July 12, 2013; July 26, 2013; August 09, 2013; August 23, 2013; September 06, 2013; September 20, 2013; October 04, 2013; October 18, 2013; November 01, 2013; November 15, 2013; November 29, 2013.