Job Overview

Summary

 Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1041279

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .

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 VA.

 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.

Duties

 

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.

DUTIES:

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 level operations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No