U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Psychologist - Community Living Center (CLC)
The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery and Tuskegee, AL is searching for an APA trained Clinical Psychologist to join their dynamic healthcare team. Position is located at the Tuskegee, AL campus.
This position is aligned to Mental Health and Behavioral Science and assigned to the Community Living Center (CLC), Tuskegee
. The purpose of this position is to provide mandated psychological services in this clinical setting. The CLC units provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary services to elder veterans with stages-of-life issues and a variety of psychiatric, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive difficulties.
In addition to these services, GEC provides palliative care, rehabilitation, disease management, and care coordination services. The psychologist will be expected to provide the full range of psychological services, including assessment, individual, group and family therapies, treatment planning and coordination, and to consult with other disciplines on psychological issues. The psychologist will be expected to provide leadership in the development and implementation of behavioral management interventions.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
Salary Range: up to $111,560.00
a. US Citizenship
(1) Doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS), or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) at the time the program was completed. The specialty area of the degree must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed.
(2) Have a doctoral degree in any area of psychology and, in addition, successfully complete a respecialization program (including documentation of an approved internship completed as part of the respecialization program) meeting both of the following conditions:
(a) the respecialization program must be completed in an APA or a CPA accredited doctoral program; and
(b) the specialty in which the applicant is retrained must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed.
NOTE: The applicant must provide an official transcript and/or certificate documenting the completion of the respecialization program, which includes completion of an APA or CPA internship.
(a) Have successfully completed a professional psychology internship training program that was accredited by APA or CPA at the time the program was completed and that is consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed.
(b) New VHA psychology internship programs that are in the process of applying for APA accreditation are acceptable in fulfillment of the internship requirement, provided that such programs were sanctioned by the VHA Central Office Program Director for Psychology and the VHA Office of Academic Affiliations at the time that the individual was an intern;
(c) VHA facilities that offered full-time, one-year pre-doctoral internships prior to PL 96-151 (pre-1979) are considered to be acceptable in fulfillment of the internship requirement;
(d) Applicants who completed an internship that was not accredited by APA or CPA at the time the program was completed may be considered eligible for hire only if they are currently board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in a specialty area that is consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. (NOTE: Once board certified, the employee is required to maintain board certification.)
Hold a full, current and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
e. Physical requirements.
Applicants must meet physical requirements established for this position
f. English Language Proficiency.
Psychologists must be proficient in spoken and written English
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The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.