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 The New Mexico VA Health Care System is seeking a full time Neuropsychologist for the Neuropsychology Program. The incumbent will perform evaluations for veterans with a variety of Memory disorders including but not limited to Alzheimer's, Dementia, ADHD, TBI and other related memory disorders. Albuquerque is a major metropolitan area with a population exceeding 600,000. The climate is one of the best features, with very mild winters and warm summers and cool evenings. Provides a full range of neuropsychological and psychological assessment services including clinical interview, collection of collateral information, selection and administration of assessment instruments, provision of diagnoses, and provision of treatment or other recommendations. Performs evaluations for patients with a variety of neuropsychological, psychological, and neurological disorders including, but not limited to, neurodegenerative disorders, stroke, TBI, epilepsy, movement disorders, neurotoxic disorders, neuroinfectious disease, hydrocephalus, substance use disorders, learning disability, ADHD, and any other psychological disorders.. Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions including: individual and family psychoeducation, caregiver stress support, neurocognitive rehabilitation, and psychotherapy, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. Provides interdisciplinary consultation on patient and systems issues as related to clinical psychology and neuropsychology. Provides supervision of trainees observing or providing direct clinical care. Supervisory responsibilities can include: Practicum students (undergraduate and graduate) Interns Post-Doctoral Fellows Medical Residents and Fellows Supervises trainee program evaluation and/or research activities Upon approval of the Chief of Staff and Education committee clinicians may apply for a percentage of time spent in formal academic activities related to academic appointments at the University of New Mexico or similar approved institutions. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): 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.