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Physician Psychiatrist Associate Chief Of Staff For Behavioral Health Biloxi Job in BILOXI, MS

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Location:
BILOXI, MS
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
Job Code:
RV-17-JB-1840812
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Physician Psychiatrist Associate Chief Of Staff For Behavioral Health Biloxi Job in BILOXI, MS

Physician Psychiatrist Associate Chief Of Staff For Behavioral Health Biloxi Job in BILOXI, MS

Vacancy No. RV-17-JB-1840812 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $130,000.00 to $320,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/2/2016 Close Date 9/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
BILOXI, MS

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (Psychiatrist) Associate Chief of Staff for Behavioral Health Biloxi MS.

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Biloxi, MS
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Wednesday 11/2/2016

Closes Saturday 9/30/2017

  • Salary Range
    $130,000.00 to $320,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Supervisory Status
    Yes
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    455260500
  • Job Announcement Number
    RV-17-JB-1840812
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1840812

Physician/Psychiatrist Associate Chief of Staff for Behavioral Health; VM-0602; Biloxi, MS

Announcement Number: RV-16-JB-1783442

Open Date: 11/2/2016   Close Date: 09/30/2017

*Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized.

*RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE.

Applications will be referred as received,  vacancy will remain open until filled or 9/30/2017 whichever occurs first.



OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are,"our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries.

 

 

 You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. (Pending Available Funding VACO)

Duties

Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Behavioral Health Service Line will function as the primary advisor to the Chief of Staff and Health Care System Director on all mental health programs within this level 1c health care system.  In this capacity, the ACOS/MH has responsibility for the effective and efficient management of all mental health programs and services.  The ACOS/MH ensures timely delivery of patient driven care that includes; quality assessment, diagnosis, and management (including pharmacotherapy) of inpatient, residential, and outpatient mental health care.  



GCVHCS Behavioral Health Service line encompasses four Community Based Outpatient Clinics and the main campus that spans three states (MS, AL, and FL) across 300 miles.  It has approximately, 176 Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Administrative Support staff members, which support Mental Health programs under direct authority of the ACOS/MH. 

These programs include but are not limited to: a 22-bed inpatient psychiatry unit, 72-bed residential rehabilitation unit, general mental health outpatient clinics, PTSD, and substance abuse clinics; Consultation/Liaison Service; Primary Care Behavioral Health; Telemental Health; Vocational Industries, Compensated Work Therapy, Transitional Work Experience and the Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery.   Exercises administrative, programmatic, clinical, and academic oversight of all mental health programs to ensure delivery of quality services. Coordinates and integrates the programs into a comprehensive package of services that meet the evolving needs of the Veteran population that comply with the Uniform Mental Health Services handbook (VHA Handbook 1160.01), the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program handbook (VHA Handbook 1162.02) and VHA's Mental Health Operating Plan. Serves as the principal spokesperson and advocate for mental health programs and patients within the health care system.  Directs patient care needs assessments; identifies gaps in services and supports strategic planning and program development to meet those needs. Within the local planning process, develops short and long range goals and objectives for provision of mental health.  Integrates the mental health services into primary functions of the organization.  Coordinates and develops requests for program such as, but not limited to both human and budget resources, space, staffing, equipment, and supplies.  Develops and implements appropriate policies, procedures, plans, and professional standards that guide and support all mental health and behavioral science programs.  Develops program review and evaluation to ensure that the access, quality of care, customer service/patient satisfaction, and utilization management/efficiency dimensions of care are continuously evaluated and improved.  Ensures compliance with all functions and standards of accreditation entities such as The Joint Commission (JC) and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) that are applicable to mental health programs (assessment of the patient; care of the patient; patient rights/organizational ethics; continuum of care, etc.).  Ensures that programs, processes, and procedures are in place to meet VHA Performance Measures and Monitors. Uses chart reviews and data analytic methods to solve performance problems and to improve performance.

Relocation/ Recruitment  incentive  may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.

                                                                                                            

Note: This position's initial duty station is Biloxi, Mississippi; however the duty station, based upon the needs of the health care system, may  require the individual to work from other facilities (e.g. Mobile Outpatient Clinic, Alabama; Eglin Outpatient Clinic, Florida; Joint Ambulatory Care Center, Pensacola, Florida and Panama City Outpatient Clinic, Florida).

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • PCS is authorized for this position.
Job Requirements
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Julie L. Boston
Phone: (228)523-5627

Address

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
400 Veterans Avenue
Biloxi
MS
USA

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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