You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals 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. America's Veterans need you! 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. 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 Work Schedule: Various work schedules are available and will be determined by the Service. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This job posting has been amended as of 4/22/2021 as follows: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program for the degree that qualified you for this position. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The eligibility period is five years. The final award amount (up to $200,000) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. The EDRP Coordinators, Anna Harris can be reached at Anna.Harris2@va.gov or 615-873-6304 and Sherry Miller can be reached at Sherry.Miller5@va.gov or 423-926-1171 ext. 3487
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.