TheChief Behavioral Health (CBH-MHCL) is stationed at the Murfreesboro campus but is expected to spend at least one day a week at the Nashville campus and travel to CBOCs as required. This full-time leader is responsible and accountable for the administration, supervision and overall performance of a full range of mental health programs, staff, and providers to include the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MH RRTP), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Program, and Addiction Treatment Services (ATS). The incumbent participates in decision-making, policy determination and implementation strategies, and collaborates with other executives to ensure policies, practices, and available resources promote optimum patient care outcomes and efficiency. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budget planning, forecasting, management, coaching and supervision of mental health professional and administrative staff, program development, performance improvement leadership, and labor management activities. This individual executes leadership characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for programs, crossing service lines and influencing organization mission and health care. The incumbent will also provide direct patient care of not less than 5% and not more than 15% of their total work time.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
Degree 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.
Current, 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.
Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry. Five years of experience which includes management experience in settings with broad program mission, scope and complexity.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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 largely office based and in a sedentary setting. No manual labor is required above ordinary situations. Incumbent must be capable of using a computer given that all clinical charting is electronic.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS -
CV or Resume (REQUIRED)
Copy of your Medical License (Required)
No other forms are required at this time
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information. Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification. Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1990265. NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.