Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 943424
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. Note:
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates 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. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
position is a staff Psychologist appointment located within the Mental Health
Service of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS). The incumbent is
assigned to PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) and is a designated psychological
specialist on substance use disorder problems in PTSD patients.
programs provide group and individual treatments in accordance with the Uniform
Mental Health Services Policy and Handbook (VA 1160.1) which specifies
evidence-based therapies to be provided to patients with PTSD, as well as
substance use disorders.
incumbent should be familiar and skilled with evidence based treatments such as
Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy, Motivational Interviewing/Enhancement Therapy, Seeking safety, and
Interpersonal Therapy. The incumbent should also have training and experience
in consultation and interdisciplinary Psychology practice.
VHAAAHS has a close affiliation with the University of Michigan Medical School
and Addiction Research Center, and this position may be eligible for a faculty
appointment in the Department of Psychiatry in the Medical School at the
University of Michigan.