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As a Licensed Provider for the Department of Veterans Affairs, you will practice independently in the provision of psychological services, engage in professional and scientific work which relates to behavior, capacities, personality, interests, emotions and mental disorders.consulting with peers and supervisors as appropriate.
The Psychologist (Women's Primary Care Mental Health) position provides psychological services for female Veterans in the Women's Veterans Primary Care Clinic. The psychologist will work closely with primary care providers, the Women Veterans Coordinator and the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator, with all or most services provided in the Women Veterans Primary Care Clinic setting. Some services will be provided via telephone and some services may be provided by telemedicine, including patients served by Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). Women Veterans may be referred directly by primary care providers or mental health staff or self-referred. This position is part of a VA Central Office initiative (T-19) to implement evidence-based care models that expand access to care for mental health disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety, military sexual trauma, and substance use concerns) and facilitate the referral of more complicated conditions to mental health specialty settings.
PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply.
Major duties and responsibilities include:
- Diagnose mental disorders, conduct psychological assessments, treat mental disorders through a variety of modalities.
- Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapies and other interventions such as behavioral health and symptom focused interventions.
- Consult with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues. Staff psychologists may be involved in program evaluation, teaching, training, and research activities
Telework: May be available for highly qualified applicants.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
This a TERM position, not-to-exceed 366 days.
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