Staff Psychologist Mental Health and Behavioral Health Sciences Job

Vacancy No. CBTC-11340335-22-DIQ Department Veterans Health Administration
Salary $66,214.00 to $122,683.00 Grade 11 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/1/2022 Close Date 6/30/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
BAY PINES, FLBRADENTON, FLLEE, FLLEE COUNTY
NAPLES, FLPALM HARBOR, FLPORT CHARLOTTE, FLSAINT PETERSBURG, FL
SARASOTA, FLSEBRING, FL

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Summary

*****A recruitment/relocation incentive may be offered to highly qualified candidate(s).*****

The Staff Psychologist may be assigned to any location within the BPVAHCS Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences Service (MH&BSS) continuum of care. The incumbent is expected to provide psychological services and consultation with supervisors and peers, as appropriate.

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.

Overview
This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This is an open continuous announcement until June 30, 2022. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

While we no longer require essay-style responses to our Knowledge's Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics (KSAOs), you must be able to demonstrate that you possess the (below) competencies which are necessary to perform the work of the position. Please ensure your resume/CV/application contains sufficient information to support the level of experience/education/training; otherwise, we will not be able to award you credit for the experience/education/training you claim. These are the KSA's for this subject position:

Staff Psychologist GS-12 (Developmental Level)

  1. Knowledge of and ability to apply a wide range of professional psychological treatments or assessment methods to a variety of patient populations.
  2. Ability to design and implement effective treatment strategies.
  3. Ability to incorporate new clinical procedures.
  4. Ability to conduct research activities, such as designing and implementing clinical research projects (staff psychologists with specified research job duties).
  5. Ability to perform basic research tasks of scholarship and research execution within the context of an established research team, including research participant relations, research documentation, data acquisition, maintenance, and collaboration.
Staff Psychologist GS-13 (Full Performance Level)
  1. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, professional psychological treatments to the full range of patient populations.
  2. Ability to provide professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional psychology and behavioral health.
  3. Knowledge of clinical research literature.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

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