Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1042529

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.  

At the Columbus VA, we honor those who serve through our unwavering commitment to provide the Excellent Care that every Veteran deserves.   Columbus VA is a Veteran-centric ambulatory care center, where our doctors, nurses, and staff fully consider the comprehensive needs of Every Veteran.   At Columbus VA, we consider it our mission to do everything we can, Every Time, to positively affect the lives of Veterans.

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.


The Clinical Psychologist will provide care for Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through the PTSD Clinical Team as well as outpatient mental health.  As a member of the Mental Health Clinic, the psychologist will provide care to Veterans with a variety of mental health issues.   Major duties include:

- Conduct psychologist assessments and provide mental health care for military Veteran patients requiring services to include but not limited to evidence-based group and individual psychotherapy;

-Responsible for up to two Compensation and Pension evaluations a week.

Tour of duty:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No