This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section. The incumbent functions as a Psychologist within the Behavioral Health Service at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS); s/he may be located at the Medical Center or outpatient clinics. S/he reports to the Chief of Psychology. S/he functions as a member of the Couples and Family Services program within the VASNHS Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP) team, and provides outpatient mental health services to Veterans. The incumbent is responsible for treating Veterans with couple and family relationship concerns. S/he provides immediate, direct, and on-site access for evidence-based close relationship consultation, assessment, and treatment as clinically indicated. The incumbent works within a multidisciplinary team matrix, actively collaborates, and coordinates Veteran care with other clinical and administrative supporting services. S/he provides evidence-based therapeutic interventions supported by the standards of care within the psychology community; implements and meets performance requirements for quality and timeliness of clinical care; employs recovery-oriented interventions; and successfully completes other clinical duties as assigned. As a credentialed and approved VASNHS Psychologist, the incumbent diagnoses mental health disorders; conducts psychological assessments; treats couple and family relationship concerns through a variety of approved and evidence-based modalities; and provides couple and family-based interventions for the treatment of mental health disorders. Among the modalities that may be provided are couple, family, and/or group psychotherapies and others as approved by VASNHS. Accordingly, training in one or more of Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Behavioral Couples Therapy for Substance Use Disorders, and Behavioral Family Therapy for Serious Psychiatric Disorders is preferred for the incumbent. Work Schedule: Tour of Duty to be discussed at interview Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599278800
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