Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 975985

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?

Failing to submit any documentation that is required and listed under the “Required Documents” tab may result in loss of consideration.

Selectee salary and grade will be determined by a Professional Standards Board (PSB).  The PSB is a peer review process.  The PSB will review your individual qualifications, education, professional training/internship(s) and professional experience to determine the most appropriate salary and grade based on your individual accomplishments.

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:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.


The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) is seeking a full time Psychologist to spend half-time working in the Durango, Colorado Contract Community Based Outpatient Clinic and half-time in the Farmington, New Mexico Community Based Outpatient Clinic.  The incumbent will possess knowledge of evidenced based general mental health practices.  The Durango/Farmington area has a wonderful mix of Western cultures and remains true to the culture and tradition of the West.  There are Native American reservations, pueblos, museums, and state parks.  The area is also rich in Native American and Hispanic arts and ceremonies open to visitors.  In addition, there is local skiing, mountain biking, hiking, stream fishing and boating opportunities. Position Description Title/PD#:  N/A Psychologist
Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Physical Demands:  Refer to VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
Fair Labor Standards Act:  Exempt

Bargaining Unit Status Code:  8888

Background Information:  NACI

This is not a Supervisory Position

Travel Required

  • Not Required