Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 951052 (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?
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.
Special Employment Consideration: Individuals eligible for
the following appointments are encouraged to apply: 5 CFR 213.3102
"u", Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities ; mental
retardation, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities; and
Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or
NOTE: The full
performance level of this vacancy is 13
The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy
is in the range of 11 to 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.
RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES NOT AUTHORIZED
CUTOFFS WILL BE EVERY TWO WEEKS, ANNOUNCEMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSTIONS ARE FILLED
incumbentwill serve as a
professional staff member of the Mental Health Service Line at the Atlanta
Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The incumbent provides a full range of
psychological services within the areas of assignment to include but limited
to: Assessment, Diagnosis, Case
Management, and Psychotherapy. Administrative duties include comprehensive
documentation that details adequacy, nature, and scope of services rendered and
validation of responsibility. Main duties will include psychological evaluation
incumbent conducts interviews, uses rating scales, questionnaires or other
measurement devices, or observes the patient to assess emotional, functional or
psychological condition. Based on data gathered during the assessment, plans an
appropriate clinical treatment for individual patients. Promotes, supervises or
provides individual and group psychotherapy. Leads a group or conducts
individual therapy sessions using a full range of therapeutic techniques and
skills. The incumbent will
evaluate/adjusts treatment as necessary. Incumbent may also administer a wide variety
of individual tests including a variety of intelligence and personality
assessment measures as needed.
positions are currently available including:
General MH Position in East Point/Ft. McPherson CBOC, 2 Positions in
Acute Inpatient Unit, and Primary Care/Mental Health Integration positions to
serve multiple locations. This
announcement may be used to recruit for other positions that come available in
the near future.
Decatur, and surrounding CBOCs (Satellite Clinics) in the metro Atlanta area.
Monday-Friday generally, but some positions may require evening and weekends.
determine work schedules)