Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 882937

Salary: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.  The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

 PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING ONLINE!! APPLY ONLINE OR BY FOLLOWING THE FAXING INSTRUCTIONS LOCATED IN THE “HOW TO APPLY” SECTION.  YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE MUST BE COMPLETE TO INCLUDE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION (SEE “REQUIRED DOCUMENTS” SECTION) TO RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. 

 HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED SECTION:

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of (IFM) ineligible due to missing forms. Requests for reconsideration of ratings will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package (including licensure if required). We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, incomplete uploads or fax transmissions

America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

Duties

Applications will be reviewed every 10 calendar days.

This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or

qualifications of these positions. These positions open are psychologists under the

Chief of Staff Service, at the George H. O'Brien Jr. VA Medical

Center for The West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS), Big Spring,TX.

The Medicine & Specialty Care Service for Big Spring, TX.,

currently has a Psychologist position to provide in depth evaluation and

documentation of veterans, active duty personnel and those seperating from

military service for determination of benefits to the Veterans Benefit Administration.

Mental Health Service has a Psychologist for Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation

Treatment Program. giving direct psychological patient care, participation in admission screening,

treatment planning and consultation services on difficult or complex cases.

Mental Health Service has a Psychologist for Mental Health Primary Care/Community

Living Center. Duties include assessments over the broad spectrum of patients assigned to

Mental Health Service, and provide evaluation for the Mental Helath Compensaton and Pension Unit.

Mental Health Service has a Home Behavior Health Psychologist, and serves as the lead clinical

consultant to WTVAHCS staff on behavior coaching. Maintains awareness of and provides consultation

on the evidence basis for behavior health interventions, to promotoed health and prevent disease and

effective coaching methods by facility staff.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive Maybe authorized for this position. Please note:

This is not moving expenses. If incentive is approved, it comes with a 2 year service agreement

and is not paid out until incumbent is employed with facility.

Please notate on your application the position you are interested in applying for.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, or as defined by supervisor.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No