Clinical Psychologist, Veteran Services

Tazewell, VA, US, 24651

Job Summary

Clinical Psychologist, Veteran Services

Carilion Clinic Family Medicine - Tazewell

Serving as a collaborative team member with Primary Care providers, the applicant will provide veterans with Behavior/Mental Health services to area veterans.

This position is a vital part of the contract between Carilion and the Veterans Administration, providing Behavior/Mental Health services to our veterans. The applicant will provide these services as a collaborative team member.

Provides assessment and therapeutic services to patients.  These services include, but are not limited to, extensive psychological evaluations, individual, group, family, and/or couples’ therapy, treatment planning and discharge.  Coordinates and provides individualized age appropriate care for patients. This position requires an interest and ability to work with patients who are undergoing psychiatric care and rehabilitation for functional deficits.

Conducts extensive psychological assessments, using methods which include, but are not limited to, personality and intelligence testing, brief screening for brain impairment, and more extensive neuropsychological testing.

Assesses patient’s need for services; treats accordingly within the parameters of the mast treatment plan for each patient and documents interventions; and develops/maintains therapeutic relationships with individuals.

Serves as member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, participating in the coordination of the patient’s treatment with the attending physician, care team members, referral sources, family, and /or others.

Collaborates with other therapists and team members and supports the process of team building within the department and throughout the organization.

Enhances professional growth by participating in educational activities to ensure ongoing competence in diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Provides education and training for other professional disciplines, hospital staff, and/or community groups/individuals.

Carilion Clinic is an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited graduate school required.


Experience: Two years clinical experience which may include the year of internship required.  The second year must be post-graduate and include supervision by a licensed Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist. Experience working with veteran population and Familiarty with electronic health record and  clinical documentation desired.


Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed by Virginia by the Board of Medicine as a clinical psychologist or by the Board of Psychology as a Psychologist (Clinical), or in West Virginia by the Board of Examiners of Psychologists required.

Must have de-escalation training successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained annually going forward when working in the inpatient environment.


Other Minimum Qualifications: Meets credentialing requirements. Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with physicians and other health care providers.  Must have a commitment to continuing education.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 43113 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Family Medicine - Tazewell 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recruiter: ROBERT J WAY 
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5189 
Recruiter Email: rjway@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.