Mental Health Outpatient Psychologist
Tomah, WI
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    Summary

    You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. America's Veterans need you!

    Responsibilities

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    This position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, depending on the type of employment, schedule, amount/type of qualifying debt, and funding availability. The employee will begin to receive the benefit upon acceptance into the program - not backdated to the date employment begins. Please contact Eva.Gennara@va.gov for more information.



    VAMC Tomah ( http://www.tomah.va.gov/ ) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to veterans living in a Western/Central area of Wisconsin.

    As a Licensed Provider for the Department of Veterans Affairs, you will practice independently in the provision of psychological services, engage in professional and scientific work which relates to behavior, capacities, personality, interests, emotions and mental disorders.consulting with peers and supervisors as appropriate.

    The Employee provides a variety of psychological services to Veterans, including psychological assessment, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment in the General Mental Health Outpatient setting under the administrate supervision of the Mental Health Outpatient Program Manager/Chief of Psychology. Provision of services will be conducted primarily through individual and group psychotherapy. An emphasis is place on evidence-0based and best practices approaches.
    Duties:
    • Conduct screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders with an emphasis on the application of goal-oriented, evidence-based approaches.
    • Administer, score, and review rating scales, questionnaires or other measurement based tools in an effort to assess emotional, functional or psychological conditions as well as establish Veteran-focused, individualized, treatment planning.
    • Administer and/or evaluate results of a full range of psych diagnostic, intelligence, or personalities assessments and tests. The incumbent will utilize interview data, comprehensive assessments, and observations in diagnosing and treating mental health disorders.
    • Provide psychological prevention services for those at significant risk for psychological problems.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., hours will vary through the week
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Job Type Part Time