Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 944532 (Include # on all documents)

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? How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

This vacancy is advertised at the range of grades covered by the VA qualifications standard. 

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 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.

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.  

                                                      VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

Duties

As a Staff Psychologist, to provide a wide array of psychological services to veterans of all eras, who are living with mental health illness, and have active suicidal ideation or who are at risk of suicidal ideation. His/her responsibilities involve providing services such as screening, assessment, care coordination, individual and group psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, consultation with other disciplines, and supervising psychology practicum students, interns, post-doctoral fellows and psychiatry residents within the VA North Texas Health Care System.

HOURS OF WORK

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

NOTE: RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

NOTE: Salary to be determined by the Psychology Professional Standards Board.

NOTE: Current VA Psychology Interns or Psychology Postdoctoral Fellows may be considered for commitment to this position prior to completion of their training year and it is determined that you meet the eligibility requirements.