This psychologist will serve as a leader in Women's Mental Health care at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO). Incumbent will work closely within the WH-PACT (Women's Health-Patient Aligned Care Team) using a whole-health approach to identify women Veterans in need of both individual and group evidence based psychotherapy services while assisting in developing the local culture change required to create and maintain an environment that welcomes and serves women Veterans. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC NOTICE THAT YOU ARE RATED INELIGIBLE. SEE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION FOR DETAILS. KSAs MUST BE DEMONSTRATED IN YOUR RESUME. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND REFER BACK TO IT OFTEN WHEN WRITING YOUR RESUME. Duties may include but are not limited to: Functions as part of multidisciplinary WH-PACT, and delivers brief, consultation-based services to Veterans, primary care providers, and allied PACT members. Collaborates with other CBOC staff to ensure high quality evidence based psychotherapy services are available to women Veterans throughout VHSO. Focuses on general service delivery for a wide range of concerns and resolving problems within the primary care service context. Serves as the Women's Mental Health Champion and performs all duties associated with this role. Ensures timely access to women's mental health care by accepting referrals from the Intimate Partner Violence, Military Sexual Trauma, Maternity Care, and Women's Health Coordinator. Conducts brief behavioral health visits which are provided in the primary care practice area, structured so that the patient views meeting with the behavioral health provider as a routine primary care service. Functions within fast-paced primary care teams with the primary goals of assisting PACT members with identification, treatment, and management of mental health and behavioral medicine conditions in the enrolled population. Provides functional assessment, triage, brief intervention, education and consultative services regarding a wide range of mental health and behavioral medicine concerns, on referral from primary care providers and allied PACT members. Utilizes population based practice management strategies and maintains competences in Clinical Practice Management, Documentation Skills, and Consultation Skills. Utilizes brief assessments routinely (e.g., PHQ-9, PCL, AUDIT C, etc). Provides routine feedback (verbal and/or written) to PCP and other PACT members same day as referral. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM. Telework: Not Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
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.