Manager - Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation (MHRRTP)
position is being announced as a Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, or
Schedule: Monday Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Manager has direct line authority and is accountable for all aspects of the
clinical care and support services provided to veterans undergoing treatment in
the various Mental Health programs at the Milwaukee VAMC. The MHRRTP, Dom 123
area addresses the rehabilitative and recovery needs of the broadest possible
range of veterans in coordination with the Milwaukee VA services. Community
agencies are utilized when services are not readily available. The program
manager ensures that high quality evidence-based programs and services remain
consistent with evolving healthcare needs of the total veteran population in
this building which is capable of treating 189 Veterans. The majority of the veterans served have
complex psychosocial needs and mental health problems requiring special expertise. The incumbent oversees the interdisciplinary
clinical teams and supervises the staff providing mental health services. The incumbent provides a full range of
supervisory responsibilities for an assigned staff of about 85 employees. The
position will require some clinical time. The clinical time will involve work
with a variety of complex cases across the interdisciplinary teams including
those requiring involuntary hold or detention, hospital transfers, violent
patients, and those with legal complications. As a member of the Mental Health
Leadership Team, the incumbent collaborates in strategic plans for the Mental
Health Division, setting goals and objectives, policy making, resource
allocation to meet these objectives, leadership activities and monitoring
progress of these initiatives.
and coordinate staffing based on fluctuating needs, staffing mix and maximizing
implement and evaluate services designed for patients, based on evidenced based
utilization of staff resources, supplies and equipment.
as a clinical leader with other program leaders in the decision making process
related to patient care, clinical/program policies and procedures, customer
service, performance improvement/measurement activities.
supervisory guidance and evaluate staff performance in collaboration with other
related program leaders.
a safe and healthy environment for patients and staff by interpreting and
applying national standards.
with other health care professionals in providing continuity of care for
Requirements: Most of the work is
performed at a desk, in an office setting.
The position does require movement throughout the Medical Center.
Environment: The work environment
includes the risks and discomforts normally found in offices, conference rooms,
and similar settings. An adequately
lighted, heated and ventilated office is used to accomplish work
assignments. The incumbent may be
exposed generally to patients and others while traveling throughout the
hospital to and from meetings.