Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 975557
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.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
One full-time Psychologist (Chief, Domiciliary), GS-0180-13 position is currently available in Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences Service Line. The tour of duty is 8:00am to 4:30pm. There may be some instances where the incumbent would be required to work after 4:30pm, or have the flexibility to work outside the normal tour of duty which may include weekends and holidays. Salary is determined by the Professional Standards Board based on education, qualifications, experience, and credentials. This announcement is open to all qualified US Citizens. More than one applicant may be hired from this announcement. First consideration will be given to permanent VAMC Hampton employees. NOTE: This position may also be filled as a Social Worker, GS-13
Introduction: The Hampton VA Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program is a complex level of clinical care that utilizes a comprehensive range of clinical expertise and therapeutic modalities in the provision of biopsychosocial, rehabilitative and health maintenance services in bringing each patient to an optimal level of functional independence and health.
Intended to serve as a clinically appropriate, cost-effective alternative to the unwarranted utilization of hospital and nursing home care services, the domiciliary must be fully prepared to address the rehabilitative and health maintenance needs of the broadest possible range of patients. The Chief of the Domiciliary ensures that the high quality domiciliary-based treatment programs and services remain consistent with the evolving health care needs of the total veteran patient population.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.