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 Major Duties: Provides assessment, intervention, consultation, and education services as a member of the interdisciplinary team for Veterans served by the Community Living Center (CLC). Provides a full range of patient-centered, recovery-oriented, and evidence-based professional services are provided, including: a) screenings and assessments for psychopathology, cognitive capacity and functional deficits; b) the promotion and utilization of evidence-based psychosocial, environmental, and psychotherapeutic services for a variety of co-occurring, complex chronic medical and behavioral health conditions; and c) professional consultation and education to patients, their family members, and interdisciplinary team members to support the milieu and the behavioral management of the Veterans being served by the CLC, especially those Veterans with neurocognitive disorders and disruptive behaviors. Complete Staff Training in Assisted Living Residences (STAR-VA), a patient centered, interdisciplinary, evidence-based behavioral approach for managing challenging behaviors exhibited by Veterans with dementia, and then transition to a Behavioral Recovery Outreach (BRO) Team model of care. Contributes to the Psychology Training Program, and provides clinical supervision to psychology trainees (externs, interns, and postdoctoral fellows) as appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Staff Psychologist (Geropsychologist)/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Eva.Gennara@va.gov, 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.