Staff psychologist in the Mental Health Service at the Ann Arbor Substance Use Disorders Clinic, which is part of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. This work is in providing veteran patients psychological services involving assessment, treatment, consultation, and education. The VA Ann Arbor is a level 1B high complexity facility with a strong academic affiliate partner in the University of Michigan. The VA Ann Arbor serves over 60,000 veterans annually with 6 community-based outpatient clinics and 2 local offsite clinics serving Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio. The Mental Health Service consists of about 30 clinical teams and an 18 bed acute inpatient mental Health unit. The service sees about 13,000 uniques per year with 150,000 encounters. In addition to our clinical mission, the VAAAHS has a strong tradition of training tomorrow's healthcare providers. The Mental Health Service houses strong training programs with about 30 Psychology trainees from undergraduate trough postdoctoral study, Psychiatry residents and fellows, medical students, and social work and nurse practitioner trainees. The research mission is also valued strongly as evidenced by VAAAHS serving as a home to the Center for Clinical Management Research, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center (SMITREC), the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Center for Evaluation and Implementation Resource (CEIR). Clinical Responsibilities: - Evaluates and diagnoses mental disorders, conduct psychological and/or brief/basic psychological assessments - Treats mental health, substance use disorders, and other psychiatric comorbidities through a variety of modalities with evidence based rationales. - Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Healthcare system, as appropriate. - Has direct responsibility for all aspects of psychological services in the program, including those conducted by trainees and staff. - Provides clinical supervision, guidance and consultation for staff and trainees. - Consults with and serves as a resource for other professional personnel concerning the need for and development of psychological services. Teaching Responsibilities: - Conducts their faculty appointment activities (University of Michigan appointment) - Provides lectures as assigned and qualified across training programs (e.g., APA approved internship, psychiatry residency program). - Provides lectures at seminars as assigned and qualified. Research: - Plans and oversees the completion of personal research programs. - Presents outcome data and research results at VA and regional or national scientific or professional meetings. - Assists in preparation of RFP's and grant proposals, as assigned. - Assists trainees with preparation of research projects. Administrative Responsibilities: - Serves on Mental Health Service, Healthcare System, VISN, and/or National VA committees as directed. - Actively participates in leadership roles on local, state, and national professional organizations as directed. - Represents the Healthcare System at professional/program community group/events and committees as directed. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 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.