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Marriage and Family Therapist Job in HOUSTON, TX

Marriage and Family Therapist Job in HOUSTON, TX

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $56,646.00 to $89,092.00 Grade 09 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/9/2017 Close Date 11/29/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/09/2017 to 11/29/2017

  • Salary

    $56,646 to $89,092 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 09 - 11

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

    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.

    Candidates entitled to veterans preference will be given first consideration.

    Current VA employees should apply under JP-18-HBR-2003219-BU

    The payment of recruitment/relocation incentives is not authorized.

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    This position is located at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MEDVAMC) in Houston, Texas, in the Mental Health Care Line (MHCL) General Mental Health Clinic.

    The Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for providing family, couple, and marriage counseling to Veterans. The MFT conducts intakes, assessment interviews, develops treatment plans, and provides treatment to eligible Veterans and their families. Treatment modalities may include crisis intervention as well as both short term and long term services. The MFT may refer patients to other programs and professionals within the Mental Health Care Line, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, and local Vet Centers.

    The MFT will work primarily within the General Mental Health Clinic and may provide service to patients seen in integrated care settings (Primary Care Mental Health Integration) and will include travel to locations including but not limited to Community Based Outpatient Clinics, outreach locations, the Vet Center, Veteran's homes and other community locations. The MFT must have a valid state driver's license.

    Work Schedule:

    You will be required to work 40 hours a week. You will be required to work at least every other Saturday and one evening every week.

    Functional Statement Title/#: Marriage and Family Therapist

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483089100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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