Job Overview

Summary

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.

Duties

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 Division.

Work Schedule: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No