Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 914597
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?
Since 1953, VAMC Durham has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 200,000 veterans living in a 26-county area of central and eastern North Carolina. In addition to our main facility in Durham, we offer services in three community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in
· Raleigh, North Carolina
· Greenville, North Carolina
· Morehead City, North Carolina
With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions 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. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. 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/NOTE:
The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Relocation expenses ARE NOT authorized for this position.
The Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Durham, NC is
recruiting for a Clinical Psychologist at the GS-13 level. The incumbent will
be assigned to the Mental Health Service Line Service. The Health Psychology
& Neuropsychology Psychologist performs duties in 50% Healthy Psychology and 50% Neuropsychology. The incumbent provides a full range of Neuropsychological
and Psychological assessment services and diagnoses for cognitive, mental and
behavioral disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients.
Typical duties include but are not limited to:
· Provides evidence-based behavior health, cognitive and
psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy;
· Functions independently as a medical staff member; assuming
complete professional responsibility for his/her findings, patient care
decisions, and documentation;
· Provides consultation to staff within the medical center and
to community providers concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate
· Develops, implements, and documents the treatment plan for
an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical
· Complies with national and local performance measures such
as timely health care screenings and completion of clinical reminders for all
· Attends and participates in administrative and informational
meetings held by the Service Chief and Facility Director;
· Provide clinical supervision and instruction for psychology
interns, postdoctoral fellows and/or practicum students;
· Represents the agency by engaging in teaching activities
with college universities and;
· Publishes results of research in scientific, peer-reviewed
journals and/or present research findings at scientific meetings.