Psychologist (Shakopee CBOC)

Shakopee, MN
Jul 06, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

This full permanent Psychologist is located at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System in the Mental Health Service Line providing services to the Shakopee Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).

***PLEASE NOTE: This announcement is open to United States Citizens, if you are a current permanent VA employee you should apply to CBDO-10249697-18-AHU***


The psychologist will provide diagnostic interviews, assessments, specialty psychotherapy, and treatment coordination as well short-term interventions through co-located care for adult patients with mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, and a range of general mental health issues who are being followed on Primary Care Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT). The position may include providing mental health services as noted above in additional Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) at the CBOC location or by telehealth. Additional responsibilities may include multidisciplinary consultation and participation in the psychology practicum student, intern and postdoctoral resident training programs (i.e., teaching seminars and supervising practicum students, interns and postdoctoral residents).

Major duties include, but are not limited to:
Providing a full range of psycho-diagnostic services that are integrated within a primary care setting including assessment and using the most appropriate psychotherapeutic techniques in providing quality care.

Performing evaluations for patients with mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, and a range of general mental health issues that are integrated on Primary Care PACT Teams.

Providing a full range of therapeutic interventions including individual, couple/family, and group psychotherapy; psycho-educational groups (i.e. anger management, coping skills); treatment coordination and psychological assessment and cognitive screening. Using evidence based interventions.

Consulting with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues.

Work Schedule: Days
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

***Please note that current VA psychology interns and post-doctoral residents may apply if they will meet the qualifications of the position after the completion of their internship.***

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel to other Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) to provide Mental Health services

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 13


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