Incumbent serves as Program Manager for the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program (MH RRTP). Incumbent assumes professional, technical, and administrative responsibilities for the program. The incumbent is responsible for various control points assigned to the program within the assigned areas. The incumbent is capable of practicing at the advanced level and has specialized knowledge of practice. The MHRRTP Manager is responsible for the development and deployment of departmental policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as related facility Patient Care Policies and Memorandums. The Program Manager is responsible to successfully meet related national and VISN Performance Measures related to their area of practice, standards identified by accreditation bodies, and VHA Directives. The Program Manager is responsible for the unit's budget, including related Control Points. The Program Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and follows required safety procedures. The MHRRT Program Manager is responsible for the administrative and clinical functioning and services within the MHRRPT department. This includes management of · both clinical and administrative staff assigned to the unit, which involves staff evaluations, personnel actions, orientation, and staff competencies. The Program Manager assures the delivery of high quality, timely, and appropriate care to. their assigned veteran population. The position may require duty time on off-tours or weekends. The Program Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and will follow required safety procedures. Accidents, regardless of severity, are to be reported to the supervisor. Duties include, but are not limited to: a. Managing all clinical and administrative operations of the MH RRTP to ensure the safe, efficient, and effective provision of rehabilitation and treatment services. b. Maintaining required bed occupancy rate. c. Ensuring the MH RRTP is operated in compliance with all VHA policies and procedures. d. Completing all mandated reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and accreditation requirements relevant to the MH RRTP. e. Establishing procedures for the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of all program activities. f. Ensuring the collaboration and integration of treatment and rehabilitation services with BH, primary care, Social Work Service, nursing, and other services. g. Developing partnerships with community providers to facilitate outreach. h. Reporting significant and adverse events and program changes, including changes in mission, number of beds, or number of staff to the Director, Residential Rehabilitation, OMHS, within 24 hours of any incident. i. Developing written procedures for detecting contraband brought onto the unit. j. ·Developing a safe medication management policy. k. Documents in the medical record in accordance with social work practice standards and medical center guidelines. l. Performs other related duties as assigned. m. Represents the Behavioral Health Department on committees/workgroups as assi Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. Recruitment / Relocation Incentives "ARE NOT AUTHORIZED"
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.