The Supervisory Social Worker, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) provides a variety of clinical programs with a wide range of treatments for Veterans VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics in White City, Oregon. The Supervisory Social Worker, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) position is administrative, supervisory, and clinical. The incumbent will design and manage programs considering and ensuring compliance with JCAHO and CARF. The Supervisory Social Worker (RRTP) is also responsible for monitoring program data to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of treatments and continuing process improvement. The Supervisory Social Worker (RRTP) develops individualized productivity targets, monitors productivity and effectiveness and completes performance evaluations for all staff within the psychotherapy division. The Supervisory Social Worker (RRTP) also provides direct clinical care utilizing evidence based approaches. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for the development, implementation and management of RRTP Therapy Programs (i.e., create opportunities for Veterans to have four hours of staff lead programming each day, EBP offerings, individual offerings, and group offerings), and makes decisions exercising very wide latitude and independent judgment. The incumbent plans, organizes and directs administrative, operational, patient and personnel activities for the program. Responsible for ensuring the program meets VHA's Uniformed Mental Health Services Handbook requirements, VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines and timely completion of all program evaluations and documents required by the VA SORCC, VISN, and VACO, ensuring compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies (JCAHO/CARF). Ensures efficient operation of the organizational units and is competent in identifying and modifying inefficiencies in operations. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure the provision of high-quality services to meet the needs of the Veterans being served i.e. the development and implementation of short- and long-term goals and objectives. Oversees the establishment and utilization of program monitors and outcome measurements within each program using data-driven quality assurance processes. Serves as the Co-Chair for the Measurement Based Care (MBC) initiative within RRTP clinical programing to increase motivation and overall improvement in growth and mental health symptoms reduction. The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of this initiative within RRTP, specifically to develop processes to train program staff and to implement MBC to inform treatment as well as to establish better communication and improvement in referrals between residential and outpatient services (Primary Care MH Integration, Behavioral Health Integration and Specialty Services; such as, PTSD, SUD and PRRC.) Collaborates with other Mental Health services on a regular basis to support the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL) mission. Participates in conferences/meetings with higher-ranking managers, supervisors, and staff from other disciplines or work units, and/or, as needed, with representatives of local public interest groups, congressional district offices, and employees of State and local governments. Serves as the Acting Service Chief in the absence of the Service Chief when indicated. Supervises a total of 19.0 FTE professional staff. Performs full administrative and personnel management functions for supervised staff. Responsible for resource management and distribution, assessing staffing levels and needs, staff recruitment and management, space planning, and assessing equipment and technology needs. Interviews candidates for positions, make selections, and recommends appointments, advancements, or disciplinary actions when appropriate. Responsible for adequate staffing daily to ensure Veteran-centric program outcomes. Provides clinical consultation to subordinate staff and trainees daily. Provides a full range of diagnostic and evaluation services, especially in the areas of psychological evaluation and suicide assessment. Develops, implements, and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical reminders. Provides clinical supervision and instruction for unlicensed social workers. Provides administrative duties including: Scheduling of Veterans and related issues, returning Veterans' phone calls and secure messages, writing reports, attending organizational meetings. Complies with all CPRS documentation procedures, including timeliness standards for documentation and proper patient check out procedures (e.g., entering diagnostic and procedure codes). Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by the Chief of Mental Health Service Line, Chief of RRTP, Chief of Social work, BHIP/Psychiatry Service Chief, Chief of Psychology, Chief of Vocational Rehabilitation, Chief of Staff, or facility Director. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599422900
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