The incumbent in this position serves as a Mental Health Section Chief, for the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP). He/She has broad managerial, supervisory, and program management responsibility for the oversight and coordination of Psychiatrists, Physicians (non-psychiatrist), BHIP Manager/Supervisors, Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, etc. assigned to deliver specialized professional services that significantly impact health care provided to veterans. Major duties and responsibilities include: Program management responsibilities include the development of short and long - range goals and plans, development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure goal attainment, management of administrative and programmatic resources and outcomes monitoring using data-driven quality assurance processes. Ensures that psychologists provide the highest quality of mental health care to veterans utilizing evidence-based practices and clinical guidelines. Responsible for Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE) and Ongoing Professional Evaluations (OPPE) reviews for all psychologists assigned to the area of responsibility. Managing and supervising the section's resources including staff, funds, space and equipment-utilized in the development and direction of the mental health services, consultations, research and training provided the veterans and staff of the medical center. Set priorities, delegates tasks, meets multiple deadlines, analyzes complex organizational problems and implements effective solutions. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599579400
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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.