Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1025828

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/.

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”).


Note:  The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13.  The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to 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.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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

 

Duties

This position is located in the Behavioral Health Care Line, with primary assignment to the Behavioral Health Clinic.  The Behavioral Health Clinic Psychology Program Manager has broad program management responsibilities over the Behavioral Health Clinic, its staff and its programs, which include the operation and management of key clinical training and administrative components.  The incumbent develops and implements program, policies, and procedures; oversees administrative and programmatic resources, and monitors outcomes using a data-driven quality assurance process of a program that delivers complex, highly professional services that are important program components of the Medical Center and significantly affect the health care provided to Veterans.  He/she consults with and serves as a resource for other professional personnel.

Tour of Duty:  Monday - Friday (8:00am to 4:30pm), subject to change based on Agency needs.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No