is a direct patient care position which requires both General Core Psychology
and Neuropsychology privileges. The primary focus of this job is to conduct
complex neuropsychological and psychological assessments related to a wide
range of neurological, medical and psychological disorders. The consultation
team works with both outpatient and inpatient populations that have been referred
from anywhere within the North Texas VA Health Care System. The employee
demonstrates knowledge regarding a wide variety of psychological,
neuropsychological and medical conditions alongside the role and interaction of
cognitive, personality, and other psychological factors. The employee diagnoses
cognitive and psychological disorders using a variety of assessment techniques
including clinical interview, psychological assessment and neuropsychological
assessment. While the majority of job duties are related to assessment, therapy
may also be used to address behavioral issues, adjustment to illness, or care
provider concerns. The employee may interact on various levels with the
referring sources through direct and indirect communication. The employee is
responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation
required by the Medical Center or healthcare system, as appropriate.
Additionally, the employee provides outcome measurements within the MHC using a
data-driven quality assurance process, as needed and requested.
are no administrative responsibilities associated with this position. However,
the employee may directly supervise the work of unlicensed psychologists,
practicum students, interns, and post-doctoral fellows. The employee is a
member of the Neuropsychology training track of both the Predoctoral Psychology
Internship and Postdoctoral Neuropsychology program. As such, the employee
participates in applicant interviews, selection, and weekly didactic training.
all staff psychologist positions within Mental Health Service, the employee is
called upon to serve on ad hoc workgroups or committees within the service to
address problems and concerns of the profession and service.
HOURS OF WORK: Monday-Friday 7:30
am - 4:00 pm (additional coverage may occasionally be required to meet Veteran
RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
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.