Department of Veterans Affairs
Psychologist GS-0180; 1 vacancy; Mobile, AL
Announcement Number: RV-14-BG-1176101-BU
Open Date: 07/25/14 Close Date: 08/13/14
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.
of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the
energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our country.
Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a
meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and
deserving people - our Veterans. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally
satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to
your Country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already,
we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
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honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our
motivation and service is our mission.
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universally across the Department. The five Core Values define who we are,
our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other
beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity,
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.
incumbent deals with extremely complex diagnostic, therapeutic, and
administrative questions involving patient care. The incumbent must recognize
deficits and problems which may be encountered in a diverse patient population
with varying and complex medical and/or psychological problems in achieving
satisfactiory psychological adjustment. The ulitmate psychological rehabilitation
of patients depends upon the functions of this position. The incumbent ensures
that all Healthcare System patients referred for psycholgoical evaluation
and/or treatment are provided appropriate services in a comprehensive, unified
manner, and on a timely basis. The incumbent reports directly to the Lead
Psychologist or his/her designee.
Monday thru Friday; 8:00am to 4:30pmNote:
station, based upon the needs of the health care system, may require the
individual to work from other facilities (e.g., Biloxi, MS; Mobile Outpatient Clinic, Alabama; Eglin Outpatient Clinic, Florida;
Joint Ambulatory Care Center
Pensacola, Florida; and Panama City
Outpatient Clinics, Florida).