Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1043413
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.
would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to
These vacancies are advertised at the range of grades
covered by the VA qualifications standard.
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 a GS 13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be
selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS 11
The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the
selected candidates 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
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
OF DUTY: 8:00am to 4:30pm
LOCATED AT THE NOWICH, CT VET CENTER
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST: Functional Statement
POSITION IS BEING ANNOUNCED AS A MULTI-DISCIPLINE FOR ONE VACANCY: CLINICAL
SOCIAL WORKER, READJUSTMENT COUNSELOR, AND CLINICAL
The Norwich VET Center Psychologist is responsible providing professional clinical services to eligible veterans and family members. The incumbent is under the direct administrative supervision of the Team Leader.and is expected provide clinical services under the accepted APA guidelines for Psychologists. The work is comprised of providing clinical services consistent with accepted standards of ethical and professional mental health treatment. The incumbent also provides professional family therapy, crisis intervention, outreach and community education ,services as needed.
The professional Psychologist will be able to function with a minimum of clinical oversight and is expected to make autonomous decisions regarding clinical issues. The psychologist is responsible for providing all psychological services to clients presenting with complex clinical problems and family members of clients. The psychologist has full professional responsibility for the psychological treatment of the complex clinical cases and is responsible for the assessment and treatment of complex cases, to include veteran's families and PTSD as it relates to family issues. The Psychologist is expected to consult with fellow team members and other mental health professionals on a regular basis regarding individual mental health cases. The psychologist will provide clinical supervision to other clinicians on the team, as necessary, if instructed by Team Leader or RMO.