This position is located in the Mental Health Service at the Albany VA Medical Center in Albany, New York. The Psychologist functions as part of the staff in the Behavioral Clinic (BHC). The Psychologist provides a variety of modalities in an Outpatient Clinic specifically addressing Veteran's with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD . At the GS-13 level, the following activities are expected but not limited to: Provides a full range of psychological services including use of the most appropriate psychodiagnostics assessment and psychotherapeutic techniques in providing high quality clinical care Performs evaluation (specific to patient population) Provides a full range of psychological interventions specific to clinical area and specialty Provides clinical supervision for non-licensed psychology providers May serve in a supervisory or program manager role and assume appropriate ancillary duties May provide collateral supervisory duties primarily for non-professional staff although a small number of professional staff may be supervised as well (e.g., less than three) May be assigned to any program area and may be involved in program evaluation and/or research activities Independently provides psychological services at all levels of complexity and consults with peers and supervisors as appropriate Clinical care and supervision must meet the standards for psychology licensure and ethics May hold faculty appointments at affiliated university Provides clinical supervision to various disciplines and levels of training Participates in psychology training program Provides leadership guidance and consultation to staff of units to which assigned Participates in training of medical students, medical and psychiatric residents, nursing students, fellows and other graduate and post-graduate trainees as appropriate Serves as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assists in conceptualization and formulation of psychological components and appropriate treatment expectations for patient care May oversee the establishment of program monitors, measurements, and outcomes within areas assigned or as requested using data driven quality assurance processes May plan and oversee completion of personal research projects/programs designed to provide information regarding programs, systems, and treatments May present research or other data at VA and regional or national scientific or professional meetings May assist in preparation of RFPs and grant proposals as assigned Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600082300
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