This position consists of a Program Manager (Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor) for Mental Health Service at the Memphis VAMC under the supervision of a Section Chief in Mental Health. The incumbent in this position serves as a Supervisor for Primary Care - Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) and CBOC Mental Health staff. The PCMHI Supervisor has broad program management responsibilities for PCMHI and CBOC Mental Health, Duties include, but are not limited to the following: The PCMHI Supervisor develops and implements programs, policies, and procedures to meet program goals, VHA policy and external accreditation requirements, and monitor outcomes using data-driven quality assurance processes, and implement strategies for improvement based on data analysis. S/He is responsible for: approval/disapproval of leave, setting employee performance standards and evaluating work performance. S/he will participate in the process of hiring and boarding staff in his/her area(s) and will provide licensure and/or other supervision of staff as needed. May participate in the supervision of students at various levels or training and will serve as consultant to other disciplines in behavioral and mental health. The position will be housed at the main medical center on Jefferson Avenue, but the incumbent will need to visit staff practicing in their clinical venues at the remote CBOCs. Ensures that clinicians provide the highest quality of mental health care to veterans utilizing evidence-based practices and follows clinical, VACO, and VISN guidelines. Responsible for effectively managing and supervising the program'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. Works with chiefs and supervisors of other services/organizations to resolve any substantive problems or areas of concern. The incumbent may provide clinical coverage, within the scope of their practice, as needed, to meet the mission of the service. This includes providing a full range of assessment and evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (Tour of Duty TVD as this is a supervisory position) 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.