Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 829667
Salary: To be determined by a Compensation Panel or Professional Standard Board of your peers and based on your education, experience, and professional accomplishments..
NOTE: This announcement will remain open until filled. Applications will be
reviewed every three weeks beginning on March 15, 2013.
THIS IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY POSITION
AND CAN BE FILLED WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
PHYSICIAN (PSYCHIATRIST): VM-0602-15
SOCIAL WORKER: GS-0185-13
You could be part of an important initiative
to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.
Shinseki has announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be
adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians to include nurses,
psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support
staff to its existing workforce.
The Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and
commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every
position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal
contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.
Working for VA is one of the most emotionally
satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to
your country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or
a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your
career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another
employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care.
Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core
Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The
five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care
for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity,
Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged
to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.
IS A NON-BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.
The Director, Community and Residential Care Services provides supervision, direction and oversight to a 64 bed Domiciliary with three tracks, a 20 bed Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans (DCHV) back to work track, a 20 bed PTSD track, and a 24 bed substance Abuse Treatment track; a 24 bed CWT/TR program comprised of 6 community houses; and a vital community reintegration program including supported employment, compensated work therapy and incentive therapy. The Director, Community and Residential Care Services, helps develop and implement policies relating to all phases of Domiciliary, CWT/TR and community reintegration care in coordination with various clinical, allied health, and administrative services within the VA Medical Center. The incumbent is directly responsible for the planning, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and controlling of program operations and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Community and Residential Care Program. He/she hires competent staff, provides ongoing supervisory evaluations, and assesses staff competency. He/she coordinates and participates in the orientation and training of new interdisciplinary team members. Extensive problem solving skills are necessary to ensure the consistent provision of high quality services while dealing with unpredictable budget and FTEE constraints that can affect operations. He/she maintains CARF and Joint Commission accreditation for the programs within the Community and Residential Care Services.
Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized.
Relocation expenses have not been authorized.