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Psychologist Job in IRON MOUNTAIN, MI

Psychologist Job in IRON MOUNTAIN, MI

Vacancy No. IM-17-PM-1998539-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $85,816.00 to $111,560.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/11/2017 Close Date 9/29/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-11 to 2017-09-29

  • Salary

    $85,816 to $111,560 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Series

    0180 Psychology

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1998539

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. 

The Iron Mountain VA Medical Center (http://www.ironmountain.va.gov/) is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is part of the VA's Great Lakes Health Care System in the Veteran's Integrated Service Network (VISN 12). The medical center and its community clinics serve eligible veterans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (fifteen counties) and Northeast Wisconsin (eleven counties). This facility employs state-of-the-art telemedicine technology, and is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA.  Ambulatory and acute primary and secondary health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.  We are part of the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN 12).

If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Iron Mountain VA is for you.  Iron Mountain is jam packed with things to do from winter sports to summer recreational activities.  It's a beautiful natural environment with world class restaurants, lounges, golf courses, endless outdoor adventure, within driving distance from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan with excellent schools.  Iron Mountain is truly a great place to raise a family.

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.

The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, depending on the type of employment, schedule, amount/type of qualifying debt, and funding availability.  The employee will begin to receive the benefit upon acceptance into the program – not backdated to the date employment begins. Please contact Callen.Peterson@va.gov for more information.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.


This position is located at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, MI. The incumbent will serve as the Director of Psychology Internship Training program and as a Staff Psychologist in the Behavioral Health Clinic or as a Clinical Psychologist in the Behavioral Health Service. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Director of Psychology Internship Training, Staff Psychologist
  • Oversee the local participation in the national recruitment and selection process of interns. This includes chairing annually established Selection Committee meetings and recruitment/selection process for Psychology Internship Program
  • Maintain a comprehensive evaluation system of these trainees that is consistent with APA guidelines, and submitting summaries of this data in the manner required by APA
  • Develop program self-studies as need to maintain national accreditation
  • Provides clinical supervision and instruction to psychology interns
  • Provides as needed a full range of psychological assessment services, including the use of psychological testing and diagnostic interviews to complete evaluations and diagnoses of mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients
  • Develops, implements, and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical reminders
  • Additional responsibilities as required

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and After-hours "On-Call" Duties REQUIRED for crisis evaluation, management, and possible hospitalization.

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT TITLE: Director of Psychology Internship Training, Staff Psychologist

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Ciera Bianchi
Phone: (906)774-3300x32282


VISN 12 Great Lakes Human Resources
Honey Creek Three

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

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