The incumbent serves as staff psychologist in the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MHRRTP) in a comprehensive, multidisciplinary outpatient program. The program is directed toward assisting Veterans with co-morbid substance use disorders, mental illness, homelessness and vocational rehabilitation. The MHRRTP uses a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to assess Veterans' individual needs, and coordinate appropriate services. Duties of the position include but are not limited to: Provides clinical supervision and/or consultation to various disciplines and levels of training. Involved in Psychology Training Program and Training Committee (licensed psychologists only). Provides leadership guidance and consultation to facility staff when appropriate. Is involved in the training of pre-doctoral psychology interns, medical and PA students, social work and LPC interns, and other practicum students and trainees, as appropriate (licensed psychologists only). Serves as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assists in their formulation of the psychological characteristics and appropriate treatment expectations regarding their patients. Oversees the establishment of program monitors and outcome measurements within programs assigned using a data-driven quality assurance processes. Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system. May assist in preparation of RFP's and grant proposals, as assigned. Serves on Medical Center or Healthcare System, VISN and/or National VA committees or task forces. Represents psychology on decision-making committees at the Medical Center or Healthcare System. Actively participates in leadership roles on local, state and national professional organizations. Represents the Medical Center or Healthcare System at professional/program community group/events and committees, as required. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not require.
Internal Number: 598971000
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.