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Truman VA Psychologist position

News Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 15:00

The Harry S Truman VA Memorial VA Medical Center is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a

Staff Psychologist, Addiction Treatment Programs,

Behavioral Health Service

We are recruiting a staff psychologist to serve on our Addiction Treatment Programs (ATP) interdisciplinary team at our main facility in Columbia. Truman VA offers a range of general and specialty medical services and is classified as a level 1C facility. The ATP Psychologist position is embedded in the Behavioral Health Service and provides a range of psychological services for Veterans with substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions, including PTSD. Truman VA offers both outpatient and residential substance use disorder treatment, and our 14-bed residential program specializes in third wave behavioral approaches to SUD treatment, including mindfulness-based relapse prevention. This position works closely with various disciplines and programs to provide highly coordinated comprehensive care for Veterans. The ATP Psychologist will provide assessment and treatment services at both outpatient and residential levels of care, with opportunities to specialize based on provider preference and expertise.

Truman VA is a great place to work! In 2020, for the third consecutive year, Truman VA was ranked #1 nationally by employees as the "Best Place to Work" among 142 VA Medical Centers, based on results from VA’s All Employee Survey.

And Columbia is a great place to live! With a backdrop of beautiful forested hills, bluffs, and prairies, Columbia is set on the famous Katy Trail, one of the best and longest bike trails in America. Two state parks and a wildlife refuge encircle the city, preserving the natural environment. Columbia is home to a variety of opportunities to enjoy the arts, including the Roots & Blues Music Festival and the True/False Film Festival.

The city enjoys a perfect location that’s roughly 120 miles from St. Louis and Kansas City and 29 miles from Jefferson City. The surrounding forests are comprised mostly of maple, oak, hickory and sycamore trees that flood the area with color in autumn.  Three prestigious colleges/universities make Columbia their home: University of Missouri, Stephens College and Columbia College, giving the city a reputation as an educational and cultural center. Healthcare, insurance, and technology all contribute to the city’s local economy.                   

Please view the official announcement from the link provided below. If you need assistance applying or have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Michael Schoenberger, Human Resources, at (573) 814-6416.  This position announcement will close on July 30, 2021.


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