Job Overview

Summary

WHO WE ARE...

We are people who take great pride and deep satisfaction in providing America's Veterans with the best clinical care, the most innovative technology and the most comprehensive array of benefits America has to offer.

MISSION & VISION

"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."

 -Abraham Lincoln

 

VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS) was formed in 1995 by the integration of the VA Medical Centers in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Marion, Indiana.  The mission of VANIHCS is to provide coordinated, compassionate and comprehensive quality primary care, mental health services and extended care to Veterans in a timely, accessible and cost effective manner. The Fort Wayne campus offers primary and secondary medical and surgical services.  The Marion campus offers a full range of psychiatry services, nursing home care and extended care services.  Primary care clinics are available at both campuses and at Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in South Bend, Goshen, Peru and Muncie, Indiana.

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

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.

Duties

The Supervisory Psychologist directly supervises and writes the performance appraisals of the Professional Psychologists and other Professional Staff in the programs he or she oversees. In addition to this primary focus the Supervisory Psychologist has management and administrative responsibility for the MH programs overseen and also has direct clinical responsibility of up to 20 % of the Supervisory Psychologist’s FTEE.  Specific duties will include the following functions:
(1)  assessing and writing Performance Appraisals of Professional Psychologists and other MH Professionals who report directly to him/her,
(2)  direction and coordination of multidisciplinary team on programs overseen
(3)  promotes collaboration between Mental Health programs and other clinical programs at VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS) and VANIHCS Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), as well as collaboration with external organizations,
(4)  psychotherapy, assessment, recovery activities, and staff consultation, and
(5) research, education and training.
These duties are not inclusive of all duties of the position.