The OT Program Manager is to manage and plan how services are delivered and contribute to the process of strategic planning, monitoring, and responding to organizational priorities. This involves creating an annual Whole Health System Strategic Plan, identifying Whole Health system implementation priorities, working with the Executive Leadership Team, Service Chiefs, Whole Health Program Clinical Director and Whole Health Steering Committee to identify to develop Whole Health programming. The OT Whole Health Program Manager is responsible for managing complex sections within the medical center that provide specialized administrative and clinical program support to Whole Health services. The Whole Health Program Manager is responsible for ensuring coordination of multiple administrative, clinical, and business process services provided within the Whole Health System, as well as in optimal collaboration with other administrators and healthcare providers within the facility. This individual oversees the work of subordinate employees, resolves problems, and assures accuracy of reports submitted. The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures to address focused clinical needs and the overall services delivered within the Whole Health System. The incumbent performs supervisory responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, assigning work to employees, monitoring workload and clinical volume, reviewing work of employees to assure accuracy and validity of submissions, assuring adequate clinical staffing, imposing disciplinary measures, and monitoring clinical processes. The incumbent is required to provide overall administrative supervision and management that assures the proper coordination and delivery of care within the Whole Health System and the facility at large. The individual is responsible for the management of national initiatives having a high degree of visibility and a significant impact on the provision of healthcare within Whole Health. This individual is the subject matter expert, administrative consultant, and mentor to the staff in the Whole Health System. Possess knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics, kinesiology, psychology, pathophysiology, and surgical procedures as they relate to human function. Possess knowledge of and ability to apply clinically appropriate assessment techniques and treatment interventions to address human pathophysiology and dysfunction Possess advanced knowledge of evidence-based practices and clinical practice guidelines in multiple professional areas, and the ability to use these resources to guide the program staff in providing clinically appropriate treatment interventions. Possess ability to interpret clinician prescriptions and referrals. Possess knowledge of screening and evaluation techniques required to appropriately provide care Possess knowledge of clinical signs and symptoms that are used to make appropriate referrals for further medical attention/assessment as indicated. Demonstrate skill in providing professional administrative and clinical oversight and consultation for Whole Health services at the medical center and CBOC facilities. Possess ability to monitor and evaluate clinically appropriate treatment programs with great autonomy. Possess ability to manage budgets for large, integrated service including not only occupational therapy, but also other focused rehabilitation, ancillary, or health care services. Other Duties as assigned. Work Schedule: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.