Social Worker Program Coordinator - Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Program (MHRRP)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Miami, Florida
Internal Number: 616528100
The incumbent serves as the Social Worker Coordinator of Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (MH RRTP). The MH RRTPs consist of three separate programs providing integrated, multidisciplinary residential rehabilitation interventions to eligible veterans. The incumbent is responsible for development, implementation, maintenance, and effective utilization of all structures and relationships within and relating to the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Programs. The Social Worker Program Coordinator manages the administrative and clinical aspects of all three specialty residential treatment programs including PTSD (PTSD-RRTP), Substance Abuse (SARRTP), and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PRRTP). The incumbent has responsibility for coordinating interdisciplinary staffing which includes, for each of the three units, one full-time psychiatrist, one full-time psychologist, one full-time social worker at the level of GS-12, GS-11, or GS-9, depending on current staffing, RNs and LPNs, recreational therapists, vocational rehabilitation specialists, psychology technicians and peer support counselors. The incumbent coordinates work assignments, budget, provision of treatment services, and admission criteria of each program. The incumbent also provides direct supervision and matrix supervision. The incumbent provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to GS 12, GS 11, and GS 9 Social Workers, depending on current MH SW staffing. The incumbent provides matrix program management to interdisciplinary staff including but not limited to psychiatrists, psychologists, peer support specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff in all MH RRTP programs. The incumbent is responsible for various fund control points assigned to the service. The incumbent manages and controls the use of data related to these programs regarding day to day functioning and program evaluation. In conjunction with the Mental Health Social Work Section Chief and the ACOS of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Service, the incumbent plans, organizes, and directs administrative, operational, patient and personnel activities for the service. The incumbent must be licensed or certified in a state at the advanced practice level. Functions and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Responsible for public health and safety of all patients and staff in the MH RRTPs. Strategic planning of residential programs to ensure the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, recovery-based services for Veterans, monitoring progress towards and outcomes of strategic plans. Provide administrative control and programmatic leadership for the specialized MH RRTP programs and ensures a full range of professional and direct care services. Develops relevant theoretical frameworks, designs appropriate assessments and treatment methods, and conducts appropriate basic and applied research. Management and administration of MHRRTP budget and physical resources. Direct clinical and administrative supervision to GS 12, GS 11, and GS 9 Social Workers, depending on current MH SW staffing. Provides matrix program management to interdisciplinary staff including but not limited to psychiatrists, psychologists, peer support specialists, nursing, and ancillary staff in all MH RRTP programs. Management of program staff also includes psychiatry residents, psychology and social work interns, nursing students, and other trainees. Assigns and allocates program resources to maximize clinical benefits for Veterans including assignment of clinical duties to program staff, monitoring and requesting of supplies, program space, and other resources as needed. Monitors all aspects of the programs using data-driven quality assurance processes, collects data on all aspects of program function, Veterans in program, and staff duties including documentation, and prepares all reports as required. Implements strategies and actions to improve programs based on data analysis and stakeholder feedback and summarizing these processes in appropriate reports. Coordinates research and program evaluation projects and develops appropriate training programs in conjunction with educational institutions. Ensures compliance with complex procedures and statutes in licensing, clinical privileging, and continuing professional education. Responsible for programs and staff complying with all requirements established by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Joint Commission and CARF by developing and implementing procedures and policies, preparing all required evaluations and reports, preparing for and passing all accreditation requirements and site visits, and informing and training staff to comply with all requirements and procedures. Local and national level responsibility for the continued professional and scientific development of the MH RRTPs. Establishes a research and training program within the MH RRTP that promotes advances in areas related to MH RRTP. Responsible for developing and implementing outreach and education efforts to community and Veterans organizations and events, other VA clinics, medical centers and Vet Centers. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30 pm Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.