The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Social Worker-Home Base Primary Care Program Director. The Social Worker-Home Base Primary Care Program Director will function in Chief of Primary Care Service (COPS). The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Program Director/Coordinator is a Social Worker; he/she is accountable for the management, supervision and evaluation of care for patients enrolled in the HBPC and other VA staffed in-home programs that are organizationally aligned under HBPC which includes all facility and CBOC locations, at a complex care, Level 1 facility. Specific duties include the following: Directing the clinical and administrative services offered by the program to ensure that the program is in compliance with local and VHA standards and policies as well as accreditation standards for home care organizations Developing and continuing effective functioning of the interdisciplinary health care team Collaborating with the HBPC Medical Director for daily program management and collaborates with other HBPC program Directors, Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) leadership and VA Central Office staff on a regular and ongoing basis Interpreting and communicating of VA policies to the HBPC team and the VHA facility HBPC team development and implementation of local HBPC policies and procedures to include performance improvement, patient safety, utilization review, emergency preparedness, and staff safety Evaluating of the effectiveness of the program and assuring effective/efficient resources are maintained Collaborating with the HBPC Medical Director to manage human resources for the HBPC Program including: selecting qualified staff, orients and mentors the staff, promotes staff development and professional growth, and assures a process for ongoing staff clinical competency Assessing the continuing education needs of program staff and assures appropriate resources to meet those needs Managing and tracking program resources to include but not limited to equipment inventory, GSA and VA owned Vehicles Managing the Electronic Waiting List (EWL) for HBPC referrals Collaborating with the business office and fiscal service to ensure accurate reporting of HBPC clinical, administrative and workload data The HBPC Program Director/Coordinator for HBPC is responsible to provided assistance, collaboration and subject matter expertise for a complex group of services HBPC often works with, such as Home Oxygen Programs, Home Medical Equipment and contracting services to comply with regulatory standards Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600212000
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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.