Job Overview

Summary

VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1165600

This is an open continuous announcement until filled. Applications will be considered as received.

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.

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

The Supervisory Psychologist is assigned to the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL) at the VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC. The incumbent serves as a member of the MHSL management team under the direct supervision of the Chief of MHSL. Work may include any one or a combination of providing professional clinical services, conducting research, carrying out education and training activities, clinical consultation, supervision and administration.

 

NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. 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 incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized.

Relocation Expenses are not authorized.


Duties

The incumbent serves as the Supervisory Psychologist at the VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service Line (MHSL) in Fayetteville, NC and all other sites of care. The incumbent has the overall responsibility for all professional Psychology services provided at the various campuses, clinics and Community Based Outreach Clinics (CBOC) of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center (FVAMC). The Supervisory Psychologist is responsible for coordinating the "professional community" for the practice of Psychology. Responsibilities include but not limited to performing line and staff authority for resource allocation within the area of responsibility, ensuring the efficient operation of the organizational unit, and working under the direct supervision of the Chief, Mental Health Service Line (MHSL). The incumbent responsibilities also include development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures; oversight of administrative and programmatic resources and monitoring of outcomes using a data driven quality assurance process. Represents the discipline of Psychology at relevant management meetings and to outside groups such as local universities, Veteran Service Organizations (VSO), community mental health organizations and other relevant groups. Work may also include any one or a combination of: providing professional clinical services, conducting research, carrying out education and training activities, clinical consultation, supervision and administration. Perform other functional duties as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE:  1st shift 7am to 7pm; Monday - Saturday; varying tours of duty available.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May Travel to CBOC's and surrounding areas

Relocation Authorized

  • No