The Program Director, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is responsible for directing clinical services offered to ensure that program compliance is maintained with local and national level VHA standards at the Chillicothe VA Medical
Center. The HBPC Program Director will ensure that policies, as well as, accreditation standards for home care organizations remain consistent and compliant with all standards.
The Program director will work within an interdisciplinary team to develop and ensure continued effective functioning. Skills, knowledge, and contributions of each member within the team will be recognized and utilized to meet the mission of the overall program. The Program Director will collaborate with other (HBPC) Program Directors, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) leadership, and VA Central Office on issues related to program development in order to provide direction and team leadership.
Other duties and responsibilities
include, but are not limited to:
Interpreting and communicating VA policies to
the HBPC team and the VHA facility, as well as, non-VA national, state, and
local home care policies to facilitate the interface with non-VA care
Assisting the team in
developing and implementing local HBPC policies and procedures to include
performance improvement, patient safety, utilization review, emergency
preparedness, and staff safety.
Evaluating the effectiveness of the HBPC Program.
Managing human resources for the HBPC Program including: selecting
qualified staff in collaboration with the HBPC Medical Director, orienting and
mentoring the staff, and promoting staff development and professional growth to
Coordinating student educational programs.
Managing and tracking program resources.
Processing, assigning, and tracking referrals to HBPC, ensuring timely access to HBPC.
Managing the Electronic Wait List (EWL) for HBPC referrals.
· Collaborating with the Office of Information.