The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)/Non-Institutional Care (NIC) Program Director is aligned under the Chief of Primary Care. He/she is accountable for the management, supervision and evaluation of care for the HBPC & NIC programs that are organizationally aligned under Primary Care, which includes all facility and CBOC locations. Supervises clinical staff, to include ensuring orientation, performance evaluations, competency assessments, and compliance with VAMC trainings. The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)/Non-Institutional Care (NIC) Program Director primary duties will include, but are not limited to: The incumbent facilitates an atmosphere of interactive management and development of collegial relationships among interdisciplinary team members, serving as a link between services where staff are matrixed to HBPC and all healthcare disciplines included on the HBPC teams. The HBPC/NIC Program Director is responsible for directing the clinical and administrative services offered by the programs to ensure the programs are in compliance with local and VHA standards and policies as well as accreditation standards for home care organizations. Responsible for the development and continued effective functioning of the interdisciplinary health care team, recognizing and utilizing the skills, knowledge and contributions of each team member. Collaborates with the HBPC Medical Director for daily program management and collaborates with other HBPC program Directors, Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) leadership and VA Central Office staff on a regular and ongoing basis. Responsible for the interpretation and communication of VA policies to the HBPC and/or NIC teams and the Charles George VA Medical Center. In addition, he/she is responsible for communicating and interpreting non-VA national, state, and local home care policies and facilitates coordination and communication with non-VA care providers when necessary. Responsible for the HBPC team development and implementation of local policies and procedures to include performance improvement, patient safety, emergency preparedness, and staff safety. Responsible for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the HBPC and NIC programs and assuring effective/efficient resources are maintained. He/she assures the programs are able to optimize cost effectiveness (budget) and patient outcomes. He/she assesses the continuing education needs of program staff and assures appropriate resources to meet those needs. Responsible for managing and tracking program resources to include but not limited to equipment inventory, GSA and VA owned Vehicles. He/she oversees the processes for assigning and tracking referrals for HBPC and the NIC program and ensures timely access. He/she collaborates with Primary Care leadership, the business office and fiscal service to ensure accurate reporting of HBPC and NIC clinical, administrative and workload data. He/she has the major responsibility for implementation of the vision, mission, philosophy, and core values for the organization. The incumbent is responsible for the management and oversight of the HBPC and NIC programs. The incumbent contributes to Medical Center policy development, planning, decision making, resource management and evaluation that affect the delivery of health care services to patients. Facilitates the approval for the referral process to the HBPC program and other VA staffed in-home programs. He/she supervises administrative and professional clinical staff within the HBPC program and other VA staffed in-home programs. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 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.