. Are you a citizen of the United States of America?A. Yes.
Are you proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407 (d)? [No person will be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C. Chapter 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity who is not proficient in written and spoken English].A. Yes. I am proficient in spoken and written English.
Are you physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position? All qualified applicants MUST be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position See VA Handbook 5005, Part III, Chapter 2, paragraph 7, and VA Handbook 5019, Occupational Health Services.A. Yes.
Have you successfully completed all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology from a college or university approved by Secretary of Veterans Affairs and accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The specialty area of the degree must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is applying; i.e., Home Based Primary Care. All pertinent transcripts are required. Education cannot be credited without proper documentation.A. Yes. REMINDER: Transcripts are required.
GS-11: No experience is reguired at this grade level BUT you must meet all other requirementsA. I do meet all other requirements of this position.
6. GS-12: I have successfully completed one year of postdoctoral experience appropriate to the speciality area of the position; in this case, this experience must have been gained in a professional program concerned with health rehabilitation or vocational restoration.A. Yes. Application materials must be clearly documented regarding this postdoctoral experience.
7. GS-13: I have successfully completed two full years (104 weeks) of specialized experience providing me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position at this grade level. PLEASE NOTE: Work must be within the realm of clinical psychology. and must have been gained in a professional program concerned with health, rehabilitation, or vocational restoration.A. Yes. Your application materials MUST support this level of specialized experience.
Do you possess a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia.A. Yes. A copy of licensure MUST be provided with other application materials.
For each of the following items (8-14), indicate either "Yes" or "No" as it pertains to your experience and ability to perform the task.A- Yes, I have performed this task as part of a job.
Provide psychological assessment services and diagnoses mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients
Provide education to patients, family members, and significant others
Provide comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy
Provide consultation to professional staff within BVAMC and to community providers, concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate treatment plans for patients
Develop, implement, and document the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical reminders
Functions independently with full clinical privileges; assumes complete professional responsibility for his/her clinical assessment findings, patient care decisions, and documentation.
15. Provide assistance with staff development in assigned units, i.e., Home Based Primary care or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION OF UNDERSTANDING: Select the appropriate answer to the statement below. Failure to provide an answer will result in your not being considered for this position.
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated and that responding “No” or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.A. Yes, I understand the information provided above and certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.