Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1038010

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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to 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 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.

NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. 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.

The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program.

Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

EDRP Contact: Carol Stewart, Human Resources Specialist,

Human Resources Management (05),

Marion, Illinois, (618) 997-5311, extension 54924.

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

PLEASE NOTE: In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. Submission of a resume' or a 1203FX form alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under Required Documents section. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.


The Supervisory Psychologist is responsible for the Behavioral Medicine Service (BMS) Integrated Mental Health in Primary Care (MHPC) program, Behavioral Medicine staff embedded in Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) and the Compensation & Pension Examiners. The incumbent supervises multi-disciplinary teams located at multiple sites. The Supervisor proposes, plans for and collaborates with the Chief of Behavioral Medicine, to develop new procedures or systems as the need arises due to process changes or expansion of services. Duties also include, but are not limited to conducting projects or studies to analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations on programs and issues, responsible for evaluating program effectiveness and assisting in the development of detailed procedures and protocol to supplement established administrative regulations or program guidance. The incumbent provides direct patient care services, as well as, manages the daily operation of the programs, develops policies and procedures for program operation, and prepares reports and statistics for facility, VISN and National use.

Work Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

This position may require early mornings, evenings and/or weekends and holidays. Participation on the On Call rotation schedule to accommodate patient care needs during weekends, holidays, evenings, and nights is necessary.

This position is located in Behavioral Medicine Service.

This position may be filled by MRN-HA-14-997314 (Supervisory Social Worker), MRN-HA-14-1038010 (Supervisory Psychologist), MRN-HA-14-1019079 (Supervisory LPMHC), MRN-HA-14-1037999, (Supervisory MFT), MRN-HA-14-1039812 (Supervisory Psychiatrist), MRN-HA-14- 1038917 (Supervisory Nurse Practitioner).

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No