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Psychologist Job in SYRACUSE, NY

Psychologist Job in SYRACUSE, NY

Vacancy No. 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 12/4/2017 Close Date 12/18/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    12/04/2017 to 12/18/2017

  • Salary

    $85,816 to $111,560 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



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?

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    The Psychologist will have responsibilities within the Pain Management Team, Whole Health Integrative Health Care Program, and Inpatient Psychological Services. Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Provides a full range of diagnostic and evaluation services appropriate to the multidisciplinary Pain Management setting, especially in the areas of behavioral medication as well as suicide assessment;
    • Provides a full range of psychological interventions consistent with Behavioral Medicine. Must be able to offer Evidence-Based interventions found to be effective for Pain Management such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Meditation, e.g. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR);
    • Works closely with Pain Management Team to facilitate patient and family education appropriate to the setting and specific presenting issues;
    • Provides consultation services to the Pain Management Team, Primary Care Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services, other services within Mental Health as needed, and is an active member of an Opioid Safety Committee;
    • Provides psychological health services within an integrated team for the Whole Health consult service;
    • Provides Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction such as guided imagery and relaxation therapy for Whole Health Services;
    • Supports and provides leadership in the area of Whole Health Integrative Health Care Program and Services;
    • Provides the full range of diagnostic and psychological assessments including formal diagnostic, personality, and cognitive testing, as well as semi-structured and structured clinical interviews;
    • Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions in Inpatient Psychiatry, individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. The Inpatient Psychologist may complete behavioral interventions for improving quality of care as well as conduct evidence-based psychotherapies for psychotic disorders, mood disorders and other mental health conditions. Consultation services will also be provided to the incumbent;
    • Remains involved in the program evaluation and/or research activities as needed.
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Hours subject to change based on needs of the VA.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
    Functional Statement: Psychologist GS-180-13, Pain/Whole Health Program/Inpatient Services

    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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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485802300. 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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