Job Overview

Summary

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to veterans?

Coatesville is located in beautiful, historic Chester County, close to Philadelphia, Valley Forge, Lancaster and Wilmington.  This geographically diverse and scenic area of southeastern Pennsylvania is home to many famous historic sites and museums.  The nearby City of Philadelphia (30 miles) has Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and many other national treasures within its Independence National Historical Park.  Valley Forge and the Brandywine Battlefield are only 20 minutes from Coatesville.  Plentiful sporting, recreational, and leisure time opportunities exist in the local area.  Golf, fishing, boating, camping, running, biking, baseball, basketball, ice-skating, swimming, tennis, hiking, canoeing, skiing, and all major league professional sports can be found within easy driving distances.  Numerous high quality visitor attractions such as, the Philadelphia Zoo, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, Barnes Collection and Philadelphia Museum of Art can also be enjoyed.

For more information on Coatesville VA please visit www.coatesville.va.gov.

 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

 

 

Duties

Appointment to this position, Grade and Salary will be based on the recommendation of the Professional Standards Board and approval by the Medical Center Director 

NOTE:

1. Applicant(s) will be required to enroll and complete electronic credentialing through Vet Pro

TOUR OF DUTY: Typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Off tour coverage may also be expected.


DUTIES: The Coatesville VAMC is a 472-bed facility with psychiatry, primary care and nursing home units that serves as the tertiary center for the eastern half of Veteran's Integrated Service Network 4 (PA, NJ, DE) for veterans who have served our nation from World War I to the current global conflict. All the units have PA's/Internists managing medical issues. The Dom Director will serve as the overall program manager for CVAMC's Dom-based programs which include an 80-bed Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans (DCHV), a 75-bed Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) and a 34-bed PTSD-RRTP. 17 beds are currently set-aside for women veterans to address SUD, PTSD and homeless needs. The Dom Director has overall responsibility for all aspects of the clinical care and support services provided to veterans participating in these programs. The incumbent develops and implements policies in coordination with various clinical, allied health and administrative programs located within CVAMC. Responsible for coordinating all admissions and for the overall success of all direct patient care and support activities within Dom. Manages all clinical and administrative operations of the Dom, inclusive of nursing, social work, psychology, psychiatry, and rehabilitation services to ensure the safe, efficient and effective provision of rehabilitation and treatment services. Ensures the Dom is operated in compliance with all VHA Directives, policies and procedures, Uniform Mental Health Handbook, and MHRRTP Handbook. Demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to the management of complex patient care. Utilizes a comprehensive range of clinical expertise and knowledge of therapeutic modalities in the design and implementation of psychosocial rehabilitative services in order to bring each resident to an optimal level of functional independence and health in preparation of successful reintegration into the community. The incumbent works with the MH Business Manager to manage the Dom fund control point expenditures and has input into the development of budget estimates covering requirements for procurement of supplies, equipment, and personal services.