The Birmingham VA Healthcare System is recruiting for temporary Supervisory Social Worker (PACT) The incumbent will directly supervise the practice of staff assigned to his/her section, including orientation and close monitoring of new and less experienced staff. The incumbent will ensure adequate Social Work coverage in all program areas under his/her responsibility, planning assignments and coverage systems based on program needs, workload and staff capability. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the efficiency, effectiveness, timeliness and quality of Social Work services offered the service lines relative to social work processes. The incumbent is responsible for continuously improving the efficiency, effectiveness (in terms of cost and outcome of Social Work interventions), and quality of services provided by staff assigned. As part of a section team effort, the incumbent will identify areas for improvement, gather relevant data, assess the data, develop and implement ideas for improvement, and evaluate efficacy of improvements. The incumbent is responsible for identifying gaps in Social Work Service delivery in collaboration with the Chief, SWS for taking corrective action. The incumbent has frequent contact with representatives from Veterans Service Organizations, providing them with information about Medical Center Programs, assists them in referring their Veteran members to appropriate programs, and responds to their concerns about individual Veterans. Incumbent ensures that all social workers within their respective areas meet all standards and performance measures associated with their specific program. The incumbent must be licensed in a state at the advanced practice level and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 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.