Staff Psychologist - Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Beaumont, Texas
Internal Number: 623922900
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 Current permanent VA employees and Federal employees from other federal agency should apply under CBST-11302885-22-LG This position serves as a fully qualified staff psychologist on the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC) care team at the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Beaumont, TX, under the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Services (PRRS) program in the Mental Health Care Line (MHCL) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) in Houston, Texas. Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services including assessment and using the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care. Provides direct patient contact including psychological assessment and treatment planning, individual psychotherapy/assessment sessions, family/caregiver stress therapy sessions.- Performs evaluations for patients with a variety of psychological disorders.- Provides psychological assessments and individual and group psychotherapy for patients in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center.- Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including individual and family psychotherapy, caregiver stress support and evidence-based treatments for chronic severe mental illness.- Provides supervision of trainees conducting direct clinical care.- Consults with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues.- May be involved in program evaluation and/or research activities. May provide clinical supervision to various disciplines and levels of training including trainees seeking licensure in psychology. Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system, as appropriate.- May present outcome data and research at VA and regional scientific or professional meetings, as appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Staff Psychologist - Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC)/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized for Grades GS 12/13 only EDRP Authorized: Contact Demetrius.email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.