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Mental Health Service Line Manager Physician

Company name
United States Department of Veterans Affairs


Bedford, MA, United States

Employment Type

Case Management, Counseling, Healthcare, Disability

Posted on
Dec 03,2019

Valid Through
Mar 17,2020

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The Mental Health Service Line Manager (MHSLM) oversees and directs all aspects of the Mental Health Service Line. The MHSLM makes decisions and provides leadership and management skills for the service line in the following areas: systems and business management; strategic planning; quality assessment/ improvement; performance measurement/improvement; human resources and professional staff management; and personal leadership and ethics.,educationRequirements:Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Bedford,addressRegion:MA }}],responsibilities:Some duties of this position include but are not limited to:

\tresponsible for setting priorities for staff, services, education, research, business management, supplies, equipment, construction, and funding;
\tworks closely with Medical Center Director, Chief of Staff, Fiscal Service and Resource Board to operate in a fiscally responsible manner;
\tachieves VA objectives in quality of services and programs across the service line, as evaluated by internal indicators, regulatory and accreditation reviews, and patient satisfaction data;
\tserves as a liaison for the Service Line to internal and external stakeholders;
\trecommends, defines, and manages procurement of contractual non-VA providers for services;
\tparticipates in identifying and recommending candidates for selection, reassignment or promotions into management positions within the programs managed by MHSL;
\thas supervisory responsibility for the MHSL and is ultimately responsible for all activities of staff of the Mental Health Service Line including all professional, management, administrative aspects of the MHSL; and
\tplans and oversees completion of personal research programs, designed to provide information regarding program planning and relevant treatment approaches.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Hours to Be Determined
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

THIS POSITION IS BEING ANNOUNCED AS A MULTI-DISCIPLINE FOR ONE VACANCY: SOCIAL WORKER (VIN# 10668938), PHYSICIAN (VIN# 10669002), PSYCHOLOGIST (VIN# 10668468), REGISTERED NURSE (VIN TBD),qualifications:To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/13/2019.
Basic Requirements:

\tUnited States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
\tDegree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
\tCurrent, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
\tCompletion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
\tProficiency in spoken and written English.
\tPhysical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: Previous Mental Health experience is strongly preferred.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary; however, some walking and standing is required. Work is performed in an office setting and various areas throughout the hospital.

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