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Marriage and Family Therapist Mft Rcs Vet Center Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Marriage and Family Therapist Mft Rcs Vet Center Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $60,210.00 to $78,270.00 Grade 11 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/2/2017 Close Date 10/30/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/02/2017 to 10/30/2017

  • Salary

    $60,210 to $78,270 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 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



    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?

    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. 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 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.

    You must submit all required documents as noted in the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section below. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. 

    Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) provide readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans and family members in the Vet Center Program.  Readjustment counseling includes individual and group counseling related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and related psychological difficulties, marital and family issues, substance abuse, employment, military sexual trauma, homelessness, bereavement, and other issues impacting Veteran's ability to successfully re-enter civilian society.

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    The incumbent will serve as MFT on a multidisciplinary team located in a community-based Vet Center providing Veterans with community outreach, counseling, therapy, treatment and direct services and referral to VA and community resources.  Incumbent will work in cooperative collaboration with other team members and with professionals, volunteers and others in VA facilities and community agencies to help Veterans recognize and resolve their problems and needs.  The counseling and therapeutic services provided by the Vet Center range from routine to complex and include suicide prevention, crisis intervention, short and long-term treatment with clients exhibiting post-traumatic stress disorder, other psychiatric disorders and/or readjustment problems.  Clients encountered and problems exhibited necessitates a variety of psychological, rehabilitation, marriage and family counseling and mental health techniques including, but not limited to, individual, group, conjoint, vocational, educational, substance abuse and readjustment counseling.  Incumbent must possess a high degree of clinical skills, including the unique skills needed to work with Veterans and the significant others and to supervise and to provide consultation to professionals providing clinical services.  Incumbent must possess the capability to perform administrative tasks required in the community-based office of a program with a unique administrative structure and a variety of formal and informal working relationships with a wide range of VA facilities and community organizations.

    Duties include but not limited to: 

    · Screening/Assessing (Veterans and significant others)

    · Treatment Planning/Goal Setting (developing comprehensive/unique goal-directed treatment plans, to include treating PTSD)

    · Clinical Counseling (individual, conjoint, family, and group therapy)

    · Outreach (program-eligible Veterans and their family members)

    · Crisis Intervention (stabilization and follow-up)

    · Administrative responsibilities (maintaining clinical records and performing administrative tasks)

    · Professional Competency/Education (staying abreast of current procedures, providing instruction/training)

    · Referrals (VA and private sector)

    Work Schedule:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Primarily Monday to Friday; however, some evenings and weekend hours will be required, to include working a minimum of one (1) Saturday per month and working one (1) evening tour per week.  (Please note:  Alternate schedules may be necessary to meet the needs of the organization).

    Functional Statement Title/#: Marriage and Family Therapist/00000

    Bargaining Unit Position:  No

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Current, Permanent Federal Employees

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479837000. 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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