Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1164398 (Include # on all documents)

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?

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

This vacancy is advertised at the range of grades covered by the VA qualifications standard. 

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.

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.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply


The Primary Purpose of the Position is: Serve as a WSD/MST and OIF/OEF Psychologist on the Mental Health Trauma Services Team (MHTS) providing a wide array of psychological services to Veterans of all eras, many of whom need assistance with recovery from PTSD, but who may require assistance with a wide range of MH problems. With a dual designation as an WSD/MST and OIF/OEF psychologist, the focus of his/her clinic work is with Veterans of both genders who have a history of Military Sexual Trauma (MST) as well as female Veterans with trauma histories military or civilian as well as providing clinical treatment to veterans of the OIF/OEF era, primarily in the area of PTSD treatment. His/her responsibilities involve providing outpatient services such as individual and group psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, consultation with other disciplines, and supervising psychology interns as well as psychiatry residents within the VA North Texas Health Care System.

HOURS OF WORK: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm or option for semi-compressed schedule (two shifts per week from 8-6:30 offset by a day off on alternating weeks). Additional coverage may occasionally be required to meet Veteran needs


NOTE:  Salary to be determined by the Psychology Professional Standards Board.

NOTE: Current VA Psychology Interns or Psychology Postdoctoral Fellows may be considered for commitment to this position prior to completion of their training year and it is determined that you meet the eligibility requirements. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No