Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 10400341040034

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.

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 and leadership positions 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. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

For Positions Covered by the Bargaining Unit: First consideration will be given to employees of this facility.

POSITION INFORMATION:

On-Call: No

Rotating Shifts: No

Required to Work Holidays or Weekends: On occasion may be required to work Saturdays

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday - extended hours including Saturdays are possible

Fair Labor Standards Acts (FLSA): Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Duties

The purpose of this position is to function as the Outpatient clinical psychologist at the Redding Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).  The incumbent serves as a psychologist within both General Mental Health and Primary Care, with clinical responsibilities involving integration of mental health service within primary care.  It is expected that the incumbent will successfully coordinate service delivery with Primary Care staff and other Mental Health providers as appropriate.  As a psychologist he/she will apply advanced strategies to the assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems encountered among patients in the primary care setting, with an emphasis on promoting good health practices, improving adherence to medical regimens, and addressing psychological/behavioral difficulties that contribute to or result from medical illness.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No