This Clinical/Pain Psychologist will serve as a professional staff member in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Section of
the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service Line. The incumbent provides a full
range of psychological services within the areas of assignment that include:
Pain Psychology/Behavioral Medicine/Behavior Health. Other duties and
responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
duties, including developing and implementation of clinical programs for a team
of treatment providers. Also, scheduling of Veterans and related issues,
returning Veterans' phone calls, Report writing, and attending organizational
· Provide a full
range of diagnostic and evaluation services appropriate to the
interdisciplinary pain management setting, especially in the areas of
psychological evaluation of emotional and behavioral problems and suicide
· Develops, implements, and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan
for an assigned case load of patients, including prompt completion of clinical
· Use a variety of
intelligence and personality assessment measures.
· Facilitates patient and family education appropriate to the setting and
the specific presenting issues.
· Plan appropriate
clinical treatment for individual patients based on data gathered during assessments.
supervise and provide individual and group psychotherapy.
· Lead a group
and/or conduct individual therapy sessions using a full range of therapeutic
techniques and skills.
· Provides consultation services to support team decision-making, building
on physician and healthcare team interventions and improving team-patient
· Consults with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care
· Remains involved in program evaluation
and/or research activities.
Functional Statement # 80140
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Management reserves the
right to determine and change the work schedule)
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment Incentives are not authorized for this