Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 920796
Salary: To be determined by Professional Standard Board of your peers and based on your education, experience, and professional accomplishments.
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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.
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Incumbent is a Clinical Psychologist assigned to the Outpatient Clinic in the Mental Health Service Line. The incumbent spends a majority of the time providing various evidence-based therapies and/or psychological assessments and a portion of his/her time completing Compensation and Pension Examinations. The percentage of time engaged in those activities varies some as the fluctuation in demand for C&P's occurs. The clinical psychologist assists in patient care through psychodiagnostic testing and interviewing, individual and group psychotherapy, training, research, consultation, and other services typically provided by a clinical psychologist in a Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System.
Work Schedule: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, may include some evenings or weekends
Relocation expenses and/or incentives have not been authorized.