Exciting Psychology Positions at VA Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System

$64,861 - $120,179 yearly
  • VA Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System
  • Oct 01, 2021
Full time Psychologist

Job Description

Veterans Administration – Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System is seeking licensed Psychologists to practice in our Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, and North Platte outpatient clinics.

  • Join us to provide evidence-based care in a high-tech environment as a member of highly skilled inter-disciplinary teams, with access to a wide variety of ancillary services for your patients.
  • Join the Faculty of our APA-approved Psychology Internship program, and experience the fun of training and supervising new psychology professionals.  Training is a core mission for VA.
  • The typical workweek is 40 hours, Monday – Friday, without call.  Telework is part of some of our positions, although at this time none of our positions are 100% telework.
  • The VHA offers an attractive and comprehensive compensation package with competitive salaries and so much more!  Benefits include 11 Federal Holidays, 13 to 26 work days of annual leave (depending on years of federal service), 13 days of sick leave, and robust federal benefits such as access to a pension plan in addition to the Thrift Savings Program (federal 401K) with employer match.  (Click HERE for Info). 

The Education Debt Reduction Program (federal loan repayment program) is available for ALL positions for qualified candidates. (The final award amount [up to $200,000] and eligibility period [one to five years] is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.)

**A recruitment bonus is also available for qualified candidates for select positions.

If you are interested in exploring a practice in the VHA, please feel free to email your CV and any questions you may have to Krista.Krebs@va.gov or contact the HR Representative Heather at Heather.Brus@va.gov or 319-338-0581 X636723 to complete an online application.

  • 2 Full time Psychologists - Omaha (Addiction Psychology and Outpatient Mental Health Center)
  • 1 Full time Women's Health Specialist Psychologist - Omaha
  • 1 Full time Psychologist - Lincoln (Outpatient Mental Health Center)
  • 1 Full time Psychologist - Grand Island (Outpatient Mental Health Center)
  • 1 Full time Psychologist - North Platte (Primary Care Mental Health)

Job Requirements

Your current unrestricted license in any state, territory, or commonwealth of the U.S. or District of Columbia allows you to practice in the VHA. (VA Psychologists must:  be U.S. Citizens; possess a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program accredited by the APA, PCSAS, or Canadian Psychological Association; and have successfully completed an APA-accredited, predoctoral internship training program--or be ABPP certified in the specialty area.) We will consider unlicensed postdoctoral psychologists (or those just finishing internship) for these positions--training is a core mission of the VHA.

VA Mental Health Careers website

Loan Forgiveness?