Chief has direct administrative and professional supervision of
interdisciplinary staff assigned or annexed to the MHRRTP (e.g. Nurse
Practitioners, Secretarial staff, Nurse managers, Social Service Assistants,
Psychologists, Social Workers, Nursing Staff, Addiction Therapists, Peer
Support Specialists, Vocational Rehabilitation Staff, and Homeless Program
Staff). Responsibilities also include:
The incumbent considers all factors in assessing
applicants for admission into the MHRRTP.
The multi-program residential facility has substance abuse care, dual
diagnosis, posttraumatic stress disorder, and homeless programs from which to
choose. As Vice-Chair of a
multidisciplinary screening board decisions are made regarding treatment
directions. If admission is decided
upon, the incumbent coordinates the admission with all affected parties.
The incumbent coordinates the Quality Improvement
Program with the MHRRTP and conducts Point of Care reviews to enhance
performance in the program as well a meet or exceed regulatory agency
The incumbent will schedule the staff to provide
the required supervision on all shifts and settings of the residential
The incumbent will plan work to be accomplished by
clinical staff, training classes for residents, staff training, to be completed
within a designated time frame.
The incumbent will assign work based on
priorities, consideration of difficulty and the capabilities of the employees.
The incumbent will evaluate work performance on a
continuous basis, providing oral and written feedback when indicated.
The incumbent will give advice, counsel or
instructions to employees on work and administrative matters.
The incumbent will interview candidates for
vacancy positions and recommend appointments.
The incumbent will hear and resolve complaints,
refer group grievances and serious, unresolved complaints to a higher level.
Effect minor disciplinary measures and recommend
action for more serious cases.
The incumbent counsels residents living within the
MHRRTP on issues of homelessness, substance abuse, trauma, relationship problems as
well as issues of daily living within their level of experience and/or skills.
The incumbent makes assessments of the veterans referred
and the type and scope of services required by each applicant. They negotiate admission needs with each of
the five programs within the MHRRTP.
They make judgments about the safety and security of the residents
within the facility. They represent the
VA and the Chief, MHRRTP to the community, residents, families, agencies,
legislators, surveying bodies and other VA's.
They advise the Chief, MHRRTP of any issues which need to be resolved on
a higher level.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Functional Statement Title/#:Psychologist #903209
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Have not been authorized for this position.