This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more 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. PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section. Major duties and responsibilities include: Diagnose mental disorders, conduct psychological or neuropsychological assessments, treat mental disorders through a variety of modalities, and provide adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders Provide are individual, family, and group psychotherapies and other interventions such as behavioral health and community 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 Responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or Healthcare system, as appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Day Shift; May be required to work rotating shifts nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call. (Note: Work schedules are determined and approved by the supervisor. The incumbent may be required to work various shifts on a permanent or temporary basis based on patient care needs). Functional Statement Title: Staff Psychologist, GS-0180-11/12/13 Telework: Varies depending on the facility. Relocation/Moving Expenses: Will not be reimbursed. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Will be authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required EDRP (Eligible for all facilities except West Palm Beach and Miami): *See "Additional Information" section below for more details. Applicant's note: This announcement is being used to fill various positions at facilities throughout the VISN 8: VA Sunshine Network. You must choose which facilities you want to be considered for. You may select one or more facility; but you must select at least one when you apply. You will be considered for the facilities that you select when you apply. Facilities may have positions are various duty locations covered by its facility. Multiple specialties are also being filled from this vacancy announcement. You must choose which specialties you want to be considered for. You may select General Outpatient Mental Health, Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI), Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP), Mental Health Trauma Recovery Center (MHTRC), Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD), or Other or more than one specialty. But, you must select at least one when you apply to be considered. You will be considered for the facilities and specialties you select when you apply. Note that some facilities may not have current vacancies at the time of this announcement. However, applicants may be considered for future and any additional vacancies that become available in the next 90 days.
Internal Number: 600174800
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