Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1043095 Include on all documentation

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.  


VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment. 
We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment.  We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system.  The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor.
We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers.
Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 veterans living in our catchment area.  In addition to our main facility in Las Vegas, we offer services in two community-based outpatient clinics located in Henderson and Pahrump. VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System continues to expand and improve our services.  Please take a brief moment to view the progress and construction updates on the new hospital and community living center in North Las Vegas.  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

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in the VA are covered by Title 38 and are not covered by the Schedule A Excepted Appointment Authority.


Supervises or directly coordinates responses to all consultation requests for psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.  Coordinates scheduling of all referred veterans, supervision of assessments, evaluation of test results, monitoring of test interpretation, and appropriate communication of results to referral sources.  Maintains testing equipment, forms, manuals, and materials.  Ensures the correct administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological and neuropsychological measures.  The accurate presentation of resulting data is entered into the veterans electronic medical record.  Searches literature relevant to psychological and neuropsychological assessment.  Provides direct patient care to selected veterans for service.  Uses professional judgment and advanced practice skills to diagnose.  Assesses risk factors and develops a treatment plan, involving the veteran and family/significant other.  Develops comprehensive treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team members, including goals, objectives and interventions for psychosocial clinical treatment.  Makes adjustments to the treatment plan and interventions based on the he changing needs, response to interventions and to improve outcomes.

Location:  VA Medical Center, 6900 North Pecos, North Las Vegas NV 89086

Tour of Duty:  8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Recruitment Incentives:  Recruitment Incentives ARE authorized for this position.

Relocation Expenses:  Relocation Expenses ARE NOT authorized for this position.

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.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in the VA are covered by Title 38 and are not covered by the Schedule A Excepted Appointment Authority.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No