The Psychologist, Program Manager, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) provides a variety of clinical programs with a wide range of treatments for Veterans VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics in White City, Oregon. The Psychologist, Program Manager, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) is administrative, supervisory, and clinical. The incumbent will design and manage programs considering and ensuring compliance with TJC, and CARF. The RRTP Program Manager is also responsible for monitoring program data to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of treatments and continuing process improvement. The RRTP Program Manager will have direct supervisory responsibilities over the clinical, training, and administrative areas of the RRTP clinical staff. The incumbent ensures Veterans have timely access to the most effective treatment within the teams they oversee by ensuring that all staff are trained in current best practices within their scope of training and privileging. The incumbent develops individualized productivity targets, monitors productivity and effectiveness and completes performance evaluations for all staff within the psychotherapy division. The RRTP Program Manager also provides direct clinical care utilizing evidence based approaches. Major duties and responsibilities include: Responsible for the development, implementation and management of RRTP Therapy Programs ( ie, matrix for University model to include, EBP offerings, individual offerings, group offerings,) and makes decisions exercising very wide latitude and independent judgment. The incumbent plans, organizes and directs administrative, operational, patient and personnel activities for the program. Responsible for ensuring the program meets VHA's Uniformed Mental Health Services Handbook requirements, VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines and timely completion of all program evaluations and documents required by the VASORCC, VISN, and VACO, ensuring compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies (TJC/CARF.) Ensures efficient operation of the organizational units and is competent in identifying and modifying inefficiencies in operations. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure the provision of high quality services to meet the needs of the Veterans being served i.e. the development and implementation of short- and long-term goals and objectives. Oversees the establishment and utilization of program monitors and outcome measurements within each program using data-driven quality assurance processes. Serves as the Chair for the Measurement Based Care (MBC) initiative within RRTP clinical programing to increase motivation and overall improvement in growth and mental health symptoms reduction. Collaborates with other Mental Health services on a regular basis to support the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL) mission. Participates in conferences/meetings with higher-ranking managers, supervisors, and staff from other disciplines or work units, and/or, as needed, with representatives of local public interest groups, congressional district offices, and employees of State and local governments. Serves as the Acting Service Chief in the absence of the Service Chief when indicated. Supervises a total of 15.0 FTE professional staff. Performs full administrative and personnel management functions for supervised staff. Responsible for resource management and distribution, assessing staffing levels and needs, staff recruitment and management, space planning, and assessing equipment and technology needs. Interviews candidates for positions, make selections, and recommends appointments, advancements, or disciplinary actions when appropriate. Develops position descriptions and functional statements for both programs. Responsible for adequate staffing daily to ensure Veteran-centric program outcomes. Provides a full range of psychological interventions consistent with training and expertise, with special emphasis on evidenced-based treatments Provides clinical supervision and instruction for psychology interns. Actively participates in the Psychology Training Program Committee Meetings, and Didactics, and assists in the ongoing improvement of the Psychology Training Program. Provides administrative duties including: Scheduling of Veterans and related issues, returning Veterans' phone calls and secure messages, writing reports, attending organizational meetings. Complies with national and local performance measures, including timely health care screening and completion of clinical reminders for all patients. Complies with all CPRS documentation procedures, including timeliness standards for documentation and proper patient check out procedures (e.g., entering diagnostic and procedure codes). Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by the Chief of Mental Health Service Line, Chief of RRTP, Chief of Social work, BHIP/Psychiatry Service Chief, Chief of Psychology, Chief of Vocational Rehabilitation, Chief of Staff, or facility Director. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599423200
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