Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1166595
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?
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/.
MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE EMPLOYEE DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP)
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 psychologist applies advanced professional psychological
diagnostic methods and evidence-based intervention strategies to a full
range of patient problems in his/her work setting. S/he has advanced knowledge
of psychological diagnosis, intervention, and behavioral health that qualifies
him/her to provide advice and
consultation to professionals representing a variety of disciplines. The primary
job functions of
psychologists at this level include the provision of direct psychological
patient care, consultation services on difficult or complex cases, and education
of staff and trainee supervision. However, some psychologists functioning at this level also
have research obligations, associated with a university faculty appointment,
collateral supervisory responsibilities, and limited administrative/managerial
duties. Incumbent may be assigned to one of the following teams within the Mental Health and
Neurosciences Division: PTSD Clinical Team, GM Psychiatry, Mental Health Clinic, SATP and/or any other
team or function deemed
appropriate by the Chief of Psychology and Clinical Director Mental Health and Neurosciences
Work Schedule: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm