The Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC) Psychologist serves as a recovery coach and is responsible for recovery-oriented services to enrolled Veterans, primarily in the community. Services are provided within Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in North Little Rock, AR and it's catchment area. The PRRC offer a menu of daily treatment alternatives detailed on the weekly schedule with sufficient variety to support meaningful choice. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC NOTICE THAT YOU ARE RATED INELIGIBLE. SEE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION FOR DETAILS. KSAs MUST BE DEMONSTRATED IN YOUR RESUME. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND REFER BACK TO IT OFTEN WHEN WRITING YOUR RESUME. Treatments offered include but not limited to group offerings, individual interventions, and community-based activities as clinically indicated. The incumbent assists participants' families and clinical team members in coordinating care in the community and resource, when clinically indicated, and works in unison with the Interdisciplinary Treatment teams in promoting a Patient-Centered culture; assuring that quality health-care services are provided to the Veterans promptly, safely, courteously and compassionately as well as their significant others and/or major stakeholders are appropriately involved. The incumbent provides individual and group therapy and community activities for skill building and/or to address needs of the Veteran The incumbent provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and support, as well as actively promotes patient self-management and personal health responsibility. The incumbent will provide psychoeducation, crisis interventions/resolution, problem-solving, social skills training, and other activities to increase self-care, independent living, employment and/or to improve relationships. The incumbent will actively encourage and support program participants, regardless of symptom severity, to engage in community activities throughout the rehabilitation process The incumbent partners with the Veteran t develop recovery plans and works closely with the Veteran to reach his/her goals The incumbent communicates effectively both orally and in writing with professional, administrative and technical staff at all levels. The incumbent functions as liaison between internal and external resources, including community agencies, courts, probation and parole officers, guardians, conservators and providers concerning appropriate notifications. The incumbent collaborates and shares information with medical and/r clinical treatment staff members regarding potential improvement in patient care delivery through comparisons to community standards. The incumbent demonstrates effective communication skills and behavior that promotes professional cooperation and team building with internal and external customers. The incumbent performs screenings to assist in determining Veteran's eligibility status for program enrollment The incumbent participates n teams, contributes to team conferences and is actively involved in planning for continuity of Veteran care. The incumbent consults with other healthcare providers to formulate a collaborative plan of care. The incumbent performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm 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.