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 This is a full-time clinical psychologist position assigned to the Mental Health Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS). The position at this time is based at the Loch Raven CBOC of VAMHCS, but may need to provide psychological services at other VAMHCS sites. The incumbent provides a full range of psychodiagnostic services including assessment, and using the most appropriate, evidence-based psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care in the delivery of a full range of psychological and multidisciplinary services. Evidence based psychotherapies may include, but are not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Problem Solving Therapy (PST). The incumbent will also conduct evidence-based group therapy, psycho-educational, and orientation groups as needed. The incumbent consults with VAMHCS medical center staff and external health professionals in providing care. The incumbent will perform assessment of and provide disposition to Veterans who present for assessment to the CBOC or provide assessment through other intake portals (e.g., Emergency Department, Urgent Care Clinic, etc.) all of which are points of entry to mental health services. The incumbent will provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counseling when called upon for such services and will work in the Emergency Department or Urgent Care areas as needed. The incumbent will perform others duties as requested or assigned. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 8:00Am - 4:30PM, however, the tour may be negotiable Eligible for telework: Yes, as per agency and/or facility policy. Virtual: Yes, However this is not a virtual position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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