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    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 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served 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. 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. 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.

    The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

    The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply 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, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE"). America's Veterans need you!

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located Miami VA Healthcare System, whose mission is to honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. You will exercise full responsibility for developing, organizing, administering, and evaluating Art Therapy programs to provide therapeutic treatment to a wide range of psychiatric and/or medical patients in various areas. Your duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Evaluate the history, interests, aptitude and skills of patients through interviews, inventories, tests, and measurements;
    • Use Art Therapy interventions to treat the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients, groups and families;
    • Maintain and/or rehabilitate patients' physical and/or mental health; palliate symptoms related to terminal illnesses;
    • Serve as a member of a multi/interdisciplinary treatment team to integrate therapy into a patient's overall treatment plan.
    Work Schedule: Full-Time, 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/475090600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.