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Clinical Psychologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Clinical Psychologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $73,375.00 to $113,428.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/17/2018 Close Date 12/23/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/17/2018 to 12/23/2018

  • Salary

    $73,375 to $113,428 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system.It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center.Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

    The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington,WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    NOTE: Psychologists may be assigned to any VHA program and setting, such as inpatient or outpatient medicine, primary care, surgery, mental health, neurology, rehabilitation medicine, geriatrics, Compensation and Pension, tele-health, Vet Centers, and the VHA National Center for Organization Development.

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    In addition to providing direct patient care, the psychologists will have limited administrative duties, clinical trainee supervision, and teaching responsibilities. Some of the major duties of these positions are:

    • Provides a full range of psychological assessment services and diagnoses mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients.
    • Provides recovery oriented education to patients, family members, and significant others.
    • Provides comprehensive, evidence- based rehabilitative, vocational and life adjustment interventions, including individual, family and group psychotherapy.
    • Provides consultation to professional staff within VA Medical Center at Memphis and to community providers, concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate treatment plans.
    • Provision of mental health treatment through Telehealth technology is considered a routine means of care delivery. Training modules will be completed within the first 60 days on duty. The required skills assessment will be completed at the first opportunity following completion of the training modules, as coordinated with the facility Telehealth Lead. All providers will deliver mental health care via Telemental Health technology as part of their regular duties.
    • The Psychologist will intermittently complete Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations as part of their regular duties, and are required to complete training modules to obtain VBA Examiner certification.
    • The Psychologist will support same-day access to mental health services for Veterans as deemed necessary by the service, in person and by telephone.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30pm; however, working hours may be modified to support mental health clinics that extend prior to or after normal working hours.
    Functional Statement Title/#: Psychologist, #00000

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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