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 Staff Psychologist (Generalist) will be assigned to the Mental Health service at the Beckley VA Medical Center, Beckley, West Virginia. The Staff Psychologist (Generalist) provide direct care to veterans & their family members; consultation for difficult/complex cases; staff education and intern/post-doctoral fellow supervision. Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Provide a full range of psychodiagnostic services including assessment and using the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care; Perform evaluations for patients with a variety of psychological disorders; Consult with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues, providing assessment of cognitive and/or psychological functioning that may impact pending medical procedures or treatments; Provide direct patient contact including psychological assessment and treatment planning, individual psychotherapy/assessment sessions, family/caregiver stress therapy sessions; Provide supervision of trainees conducting direct clinical care; Ability to participate in the on call rotation for Mental Health; Serve as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assist in their formulation of the psychological characteristics and appropriate treatment expectations regarding their patients; Other duties as assigned. Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. PCS may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. This position may be Virtual for highly qualified applicants. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00a - 4:30p, 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.