Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 910894 

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?

 

This vacancy is advertised at the range of the grade covered by the VA qualifications standard.  The incumbent will provide a full range of psychological services to typical and atypical cases in areas of patient treatment assignment within the Mental Health Service at the VA Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio. 

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-13The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is to the 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.

 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

Duties

Provides a full range of psychological services consistent with approved clinical privileges and type of hospital appointment with evidence of acceptable work quality by satisfactory supervisory or peer case review ratings.  Other duties include but not limited to the following:


  • Maintain case workloads in compliance with established service policies and response to requests for patient treatment services.
  • Plan and organize special tasks, reports, and service committee assignments within specified due dates.
  • Participates in research quality management activities of the Medical Center and/or research projects approved by the Institutional Review Board.  Activities include participation in Peer Review, chart reviews for Quality Management Service and reviews of psychological research pertinent to one's job assignment.