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The New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System's (NMVAHCS) Behavioral Health Care Line (BHCL) is looking for 1 Staff Psychologist to work in the Inpatient Psychiatry Service. This psychologist reports administratively and clinically to Program Supervisor of the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at the NMVAHCS. Major duties include, but are not limited to : Provides a full range of psychodiagnostic services including appropriate selection of assessment instruments and methods leading to sound diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Provides services based on the results of psychodiagnostic assessment such as intervention development and treatment planning. Provides a full range of PTSD therapeutic interventions including individual, group and evidenced based psychotherapy. Provision of evidence-based psychotherapies such as Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) for the purpose of enhancing health behavior change and treatment of psychological problems related to PTSD is a requirement of this position. Performs evaluations for veterans with a variety of psychological disorders including substance abuse/dependence, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and personality disorders with additional knowledge in PTSD desired. Provides administrative duties including, scheduling of Veterans and related issues, returning Veterans' phone calls. report writings, and attending organizational meetings. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am- 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599371700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.