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 The incumbent serves in the Behavioral Health Service Line as a staff psychologist in the outpatient Mental Health Clinic with a full range of therapeutic, diagnostic, and training activities. A focus of this position will be to provide intervention to patients with a wide range of psychological disorders by providing psychological interventions and assessments with patients in the area of general mental health. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Provides diagnostic evaluation, counseling/psychotherapy, and consultation. Provide psychological testing and assessment services. Serves as a member of the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP) providing psychological services and expertise within the BHIP framework. Serves as consultant to other medical units, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurses, social workers, etc. in the area of behavioral and mental health. Responds to urgent, emergent, and high-risk clinical needs while upholding ethical duties, following organizational policies, and fulfilling psychology practice guidelines. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600102100
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.