Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 960302
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED FROM 10/19/2013 TO 11/05/2013.
**This position is also being announced as Chief Consultant, Mental Health Services (Physician (Psychiatry)), SR-602-15. Refer to vacancy announcement number VHA-PN-PCS-13-CAJ-963014 for additional information. You must apply to each announcement you wished to be considered under. **
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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define who we are, our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (I CARE).
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.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.
Appraised Value Offer (AVO): AVO may be authorized.
Relocation and/or Recruitment Incentives: Incentives may be authorized up to $15,000.
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and/or Security Investigation required
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Must meet qualification requirements