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Location:
SIOUX FALLS, SD
Date:
08/23/2017
2017-08-232017-09-21
Job Code:
SU-17-CLM-1994254-BU-SR
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Staff Psychologist Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Staff Psychologist Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Vacancy No. SU-17-CLM-1994254-BU-SR Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $60,210.00 to $111,560.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Part-time
Open Date 8/2/2017 Close Date 9/29/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
SIOUX FALLS, SD

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

    2017-08-02 to 2017-09-29

  • Salary

    $60,210 to $111,560 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Series

    0180 Psychology

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Part Time 40 hours

  • Job announcement number

    SU-17-CLM-1994254-BU-SR

  • Control number

    475803500

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Throughout the duration of this vacancy announcement, applications that are received will be referred to the selecting official on a bi-weekly basis.

This is an INTERNAL announcement. Current permanent Sioux Falls VAHCS employees, current permanent VA employees from other facilities, and current permanent employees from other Federal Agencies should apply under this announcement. An external announcement will be opened for external (non-federal employees) applicants to apply under, with the announcement number SU-17-CLM-1994234-BU-SR.

Veterans Preference is not used on internal announcements. If you wish to apply using your Veterans Preference, you should also apply under the external announcement.

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1994254
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?

At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. No state income tax.

The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Care is provided to eligible Veterans in eastern South Dakota, northwestern Iowa, and southwestern Minnesota. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

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/

The procedures outlined in AFGE Master Agreement, Article 23, Section 8 will be followed. First consideration will be given to current Sioux Falls VAHCS employees.

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.

Requires Filing a Financial Disclosure Report: No

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

Duties

The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Part-time, Permanent, Staff Psychologist. This position will be located in the Mental Health Service Line. As a Staff Psychologist, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Clinical duties include performance of both routine and extensive or specialized psychological evaluation of patients.
  • When engaged in psychodiagnostic evaluation, incumbent independently conducts and documents clinical interviews. 
  • The incumbent is familiar with, selects from, and administers a wide variety of psychological evaluation instruments to assess intellectual capacity, personality attributes and functioning, other aspects of central nervous system functioning, to determine the presence of either psychiatric or organic CNS illness, to document the results of such assessments, and to provide diagnostic information and recommendations for treatment and management.
  • The incumbent performs Compensation and Pension evaluations, when/if needed.
  • Conducts group, individual, marital, and family therapy. 
  • In providing these varied forms of psychotherapy, the psychologist utilizes high technical skills in appropriately recognizing and responding to nuances in verbal, motor, psychomotor, and psychophysiological manifestations of emotional conflicts, which develop between individuals in such relationships.
  • All clinical activities will be consistent with the incumbent's specific clinic privileges. 
  • The incumbent is knowledgeable about and willing to engage in Evidence Based Therapies.
  • Ability to apply advanced professional psychological theories and techniques to the full range of patient populations. 
  • Ability to provide professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional psychology and behavioral health.
  • Knowledge of clinical research literature.
  • The incumbent is solely responsible for the independent implementation of the full range of psychological principles and techniques in patient treatment, whether it be on a group, family, or individual basis, and to use his/her professional training and judgment as to the particular technique, situation, and time frame for implementation.

Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is typically Monday - Friday, Day Administrative hours. Rotating Weekends and Holidays may be required. Additional information regarding the work schedule of this position will be discussed during the interview process.

Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Psychologist

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel to CBOC's and training

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current permanent Sioux Falls VA HCS employees, current permanent VA employees at other facilities, and current permanent Federal employees at other agencies.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Courtney McDaniel
Phone: (605)336-3230x7710

Address

VHA Sioux Falls HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls
SD
USA

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


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