Department Of Veterans Affairs Columbia , SC 29209
The Program Manager SPC is the subject matter expert and point of contact for all suicide related matters. The incumbent is responsible for program development, implementation, follow through and ongoing review of the entire Suicide Prevention Program for Dorn VAMC and the surrounding CBOC's.
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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.
Provides individual, family, and group psychotherapies and other interventions such as behavioral health and community interventions.
Consult with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues. Staff psychologists may be involved in program evaluation, teaching, training, and research activities
Work Schedule: Monday
Friday, 8:00 am
4:30 pm (subject to change based on agency needs).
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Education Debt Reduction Program: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP).
Human Resources Psychologists
Psychologists, Human Resources
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
United States Citizenship
English Language Proficiency Requirement
Licensure: Candidates must 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.
Experience: In additional to meeting the basic requirements as stated above, you must have the following:
GS-14 Level: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, At least three years of experience as a professional psychologist, with at least one year equivalent to the GS-13 grade level.
1.Ability to organize work, set priorities, delegate tasks, and meet multiple deadlines.
2.Knowledge of and ability to utilize evidence based practices and clinical practice guidelines appropriately and ability to guide staff in using these tools.
3.Ability to deal effectively with individuals or groups representing widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of view.
4.Skill in managing and directing the work of others to accomplish program goals and objectives.
5.Ability to translate management goals and objectives into well-coordinated and controlled work operations.
6.Ability to establish and monitor production and performance priorities and standards.
7.Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and to develop and implement solutions that result in sound operation of the program.
*Experience is only creditable if it is post-doctoral degree experience as a professional psychologist directly related to the duties performed.
Preferred Experience: Candidate should have at least two years of experience as a suicide prevention coordinator or Case Manager
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G18 Psychologist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Light lifting, under 15 pounds; light carrying, under 15 pounds; reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (1 hour); standing (1 hour); visual requirement - good; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.