This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Supervisory Registered Nurse - Assistant Program Manager involves management of the behavioral health clinic programming and professional staff from a variety of disciplines in the Behavioral Health Service Line within the Gulf Coast VA Healthcare System. Responsibilities are complex in scope, involving management of behavioral health clinic programming and professional staff from a variety of disciplines. The Behavioral Health clinic is customer-service oriented, meeting a variety of emotional, psychological, psychiatric, social, vocational, interpersonal and behavioral needs of the Veterans served. These services contribute significantly to the level of health care provided by this agency. Decisions are made exercising wide latitude and independent judgment. Duties include but are not limited to: Monitoring performance indicators to maximize access to care and program efficiency. Additional foci include quality improvement and personnel management. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community. (ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses). Has broad program management responsibilities, which include operation and management of key clinical, training, and administrative programs. Responsibilities include development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Oversight of administrative and programmatic resources Monitoring of outcomes using a data-driven quality assurance process of a program that delivers comprehensive, complex, and specialized professional services that are important program components of the Medical Center and significantly affect the health care provided to Veterans. Have full responsibility for oversight of professional practice of the Behavioral Health multi-disciplinary staff, including disciplines such as social work, psychology, nursing, psychiatry, addictions therapy, peer support specialists, counseling disciplines, and administrative support staff. Provide clinical and administrative supervision to a large multidisciplinary staff, which includes facilitation of treatment staffing meetings, oversight of peer review and quality assurance. Performs performance evaluations of all staff assigned to the Program, approves time and leave, and oversees daily operations, including budgetary oversight. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Telework: Not Authorized Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.