Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Anchorage, AK View Map
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 976924
Salary: To be determined by Professional Standard Board of your peers and based on your education, experience, and professional accomplishments.
ALASKA - Where else can you enjoy amazing wildlife, breathtaking glaciers, and midnight summer baseball? Alaska offers vistas and natural wonder to fill a lifetime with comfortable summer temperatures and midnight sun.
You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.
Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The 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").
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/icare.
Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized to highly qualified candidate.
Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) may be authorized.
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is currently 5.57% and is subject to change in the future.
Position is Open Until Filled. First consideration cut-off date is November 1, 2013. After this first cut-off date, applicants will be referred as they are received. Position may close before the closing date.
- US citizenship
- English language proficiency
- Background/suitability investigation
- Physical standards - Must pass pre-employment examination