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Psychologist Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center Science D Job in MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Psychologist Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center Science D Job in MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $64,218.00 to $118,987.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/6/2017 Close Date 11/27/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/06/2017 to 11/27/2017

  • Salary

    $64,218 to $118,987 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties



     The Minneapolis VA Health Care System (VAHCS) is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.

    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 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.

    ***PLEASE NOTE: If you are not a current permanent employee of the VA, you should apply under  VU-18-CAF-2022472***

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    This is a Full Time Permanent Psychologist is located in the Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service Line Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center (SCI/D) at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System. SCI/D Center is a 30 bed acute care facility providing inpatient and outpatient acute care, ventilator, and sub-acute rehabilitation services for patients with spinal cord injuries/disorders (with and without head injury), patients diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The Psychologist for this position will be part of inpatient multidisciplinary teams where he/she will provide services including cognitive screens, psychotherapy, and psycho-education (in group and individual form). This includes delivering evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation interventions to improve the physical, psychological and emotional functioning of the patients. Duties include the provision of direct psychological patient care, consultation services on difficult or complex cases, education of staff, and trainee supervision. The psychologist is required to have advanced knowledge of psychological diagnoses, intervention, behavioral health, and rehabilitation that qualifies him/her to provide both care to veterans and consultation to professionals representing a variety of disciplines. The interdisciplinary team includes nurses/nursing case managers, physicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, social workers/case managers, and other medical/mental health professionals. The psychologist may collaborate on research projects initiated by other investigators and/or may initiate independent research projects.

    Work Schedule: Days.

    Functional Statement Title/#: Psychologist/000000

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    1st area of consideration - current permanent employees of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS) to include the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), and the Minneapolis Veterans Canteen Service; 2nd area of consideration – current permanent VA Nationwide 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/483708800. 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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