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Salary Range: $84,050 to $155,729

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. Please contact Eva.Gennara@va.gov and cc VISN12EDRP@va.gov for information.

A Recruitment Incentive is authorized.

The Neuropsychologist position serves as a full-time neuropsychologist in the Psychology Section within the VA Illiana Health Care Center’s Mental Health Service Line (VAIHCS MHSL), located in Danville, IL. Duties include providing neuropsychological assessment and other related services for inpatient and outpatients at VAIHCS and community outpatient clinics. This position is under the direct supervision of the Chief of Psychology.

Major Duties:

  • Performs neuropsychological evaluations for inpatients and outpatients who present to the VAIHCS and its community outpatient clinics.
  • Provides a full range of psycho-diagnostic services and psychoeducation with emphasis on neuropsychological interventions.
  • Provides clinical supervision for the neuropsychology technicians.
  • Ensures that all clinical work is documented accurately and in a timely fashion, consistent with the MHSL and facility expectations and policies.
  • Provides clinical care coordination and case management as appropriate.
  • As part of the assignment, the incumbent completes mental health and addiction screenings, clinical reminders, evaluates Veterans for suicidal and homicidal ideation, plan and behavior, provides diagnoses, and ensures that Veterans are linked to appropriate treatments in a timely fashion.
  • Consults with VAIHCS staff on a wide variety of patient care issues.
  • May be involved in program evaluation, teaching, training, and/or research activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

CITIZENSHIP: Must be a United States Citizen.
ENGLISH: Must be proficient in basic written and spoken English.
EDUCATION: Must have a 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. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
AND
INTERNSHIP: Must 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.
AND
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience as a professional psychologist, with at least one year equivalent to the GS-12 grade level.

** To apply, please email your resume to Rebecca.Allsopp@va.gov along with a copy of your transcript and licensure if applicable **

To apply for this job email your details to Rebecca.Allsopp@va.gov