The duties of the Prosthetic Representative (Service Chief) are to administer, supervise, and perform work concerned with rendering prosthetic and sensory aids services to disabled patients. The work may include: planning, developing and directing a prosthetics and sensory aids program at local, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), or national levels.Learn more about this agency
- Develop local organizational policies and procedures consistent with national policies and procedures.
- Develop statement of work for service contracts.
- Establish long term and short term program goals.
- Chairperson in local facility committees, workgroups, and teams.
- Assess and provide technical guidance concerning equipment and benefits to beneficiaries and other health care workers.
- Adjust workload and develops performance measures.
- Implement new, local, and national guidelines.
- Develop tools that allow monitoring of a quality assurance program.
- Analyze, review and evaluate the results of various monitors and databases.
- Confer with contractors and other health care workers.
- Inform Veterans and family on different appliance and services available.
- Plan, develop, and prepare budget estimates.
- Analyze costs to develop cost containment initiatives.
- Coordinate special programs which include clothing allowance, Home Oxygen, Automobile Adaptive Equipment, Home Improvement Structural Alterations (HISA).
- Determine eligibility.
- Review medical and administrative files of Veterans.
- Interview Veterans and inspect prosthetic equipment/appliances.
- Authorize benefit payment and reimbursement for local and reginal programs such as Clothing Allowance and Automobile Adaptive Equipment.
- Conduct home and vendor visits to determine contractor compliance with Statement of Work and evaluations for recommendations regarding home modifications.
- Manage, maintain, and control inventory.
- Serve as a technical advisor and subject matter expert.
- Counsel employees and initiate disciplinary action.
- Mange time and leave programs.
- Interview and select candidates as well as participate as a selecting official for various departments to acquire Section or Service Chiefs.
- Implement new directives, programs and policies.
- Develop proposals, business plans, and action plans.
- Resolve conflicts impacting program supported issues.
- Assist in drafting/recommending national policies or directives.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized highly qualified candidates.
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