Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1041279
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The Office of Patient Care Services (PCS), Mental Health
Services (MHS), in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is responsible
for providing strategic guidance for improving the quality of mental health
care for over one and a half million Veterans nation-wide. MHS is designing
and implementing a system to support the delivery of evidence-based
psychotherapies (EBPs) and other evidence-based interventions throughout the
duty location of this position will be determined once a candidate is selected,
and salary will be according to that geographical location.
This position may be filled by a Social
Worker (Program Management) please apply under announcements listed below if
meet Social Worker qualification.
Social Worker - VHA-558-14-DU-1027642-HC
Relocation Expenses are not authorized for this position.
NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT NTE 13 MONTHS.
TOUR OF DUTY: Monday-Friday, 0800-1630. Hours may be modified to
meet mission needs.
The Office of Patient Care Services (PCS), mental health Services
(MHS), in the Veterans health Administration (VHA) is responsible for providing
strategic guidance for improving the quality of mental health care for over one
and a half million Veterans nation-wide. MHS is implementing a system to
support the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) and other
evidence-based interventions throughout VHA.
The Program Manager (PM) maintains responsibility for the
development, implementation, and monitoring of decentralized training and
consultation in EBPs, working in close collaboration with VISN Mental Health
Liaisons, EBP training program staff, Psychotherapy and Psychogeriatric Section
leadership, and other leadership in MHS. The PM manages all aspects associated
with developing and implementing decentralized training processes, procedures,
and quality assurance mechanisms for maintaining a national decentralized training
system across approximately 15 evidence-based psychotherapies. The
responsibilities associated with this position involve a high level of
complexity and require a high level of sophistication and outstanding strategic
and interpersonal skills. The PM also contributes to a system of monitoring of
outcomes using data-driven processes to evaluate programs that deliver
specialized, complex, highly professional services. In addition, the incumbent
is broadly acquainted with specific evidence-based psychotherapies and clinical
treatment modalities, clinical support systems, and implementation science, and
is knowledgeable about multifaceted health care delivery systems and their
relationship to external review organizations as well as hospital and service