This position will be at the Lake Nona campus in general mental health (BHIP Team). Psychologists diagnose mental disorders, conduct psychological or neuropsychological assessments, treat mental disorders through a variety of modalities, and provide adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders. Among the modalities provided are individual, family, and group psychotherapies and other interventions such as behavioral health and community interventions. Typical duties would include, but are not limited to: Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and using the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care. Performs diagnostic evaluations for Veterans with a full range of mental disorders. Conducts psychological testing and assessments utilizing objective measures, clinical interviews, records reviews, and consultation with other treating providers as needed; and prepares testing reports. Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions, including evidence-based treatments for PTSD and other mental disorders. Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Healthcare System, as appropriate. Consults with Healthcare System staff on a wide variety of patient care issues. Staff psychologists may be involved in program evaluation and/or research activities. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: The tour of duty will typically consist of; Mon-Fri, 8am to 4:30pm depending on patient care and the needs of the service. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Specialized Experience Preferred: Clinical Psychologists with specialized experience below are highly preferred; Experience working with a wide range of mental health diagnoses. Experience providing psychological assessment. Experience in (1) or more VA Evidence-based Psychotherapies (e.g., CBT-D, DBT, ACT, anger management, CBT-insomnia). Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible *see "Additional Information" section below for more details.
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.