The Addiction Treatment Program Manager Supervisory Social Worker works in the Mental Health Services(MHS), within the Mental Health Residential Treatment Program (MHRTP) and Addiction Treatment Programs. The incumbent is responsible for directing and coordinating activities for the addiction treatment program. This involves the direct supervision of all addiction treatment staff assigned to the section. Duties include, but are not limited to: Plans and directs the Addiction Treatment Program (ATP) coverage and assigning staff according to program needs and individual staff capability; Supervises and evaluates the work of the employees assigned to the ATP Section. This includes completion of annual performance evaluations, recommendations for awards, approving leave usage, and taking disciplinary action when indicated; Provides administrative input into the development and planning of the service as a whole, keeping the ACOS-MH appraised of changes/needs; Maintains records, statistics, audits, quality assurance, and narrative reports as assigned; Assumes committee and special assignments may be necessary for the operation of ATP; Provides clinical consultation and direction for the non-routine, non-typical 2 case or problem situation; Maintains positive working relationships with other units in the Service and throughout the Alaska VA Healthcare System (AVAHS); Holds regular administrative in-service meetings with assigned staff; Expects to serve as preceptor or coordinator of affiliated student activities; Develops and maintains good working relationships with key community agencies and resource persons; Provides direct clinical services. Incumbent is engaged in evaluating the psychosocial needs of patients and families and problem solving in regard to a broad range of physical, social, and economic needs; Makes recommendations for professional development of assigned staff. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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