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? A. Clinical Responsibilities: 97.5 % time1. Provide a full range of clinical services within their assigned team. 2. Has direct responsibility for all aspects of mental health services offered under his/her supervision, including those conducted by trainees and staff 3. Consults with and serves as a resource for other professional personnel concerning the need for and development of mental health services. B. Academic/Teaching/Training: 0% time (Possible activities which may include, but not limited to): 1. Academic appointment with an affiliated university of the VA St. Louis Health Care System. 2. Provide leadership, guidance, and consultation on staff education and development. C. Research/Program Evaluation: 0% time 1. Responsible for timely completion of all program evaluations and documents required by the Medical Center, VISN and VACO, ensuring compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. 2. Consults with others to offer guidance and stimulation in research directions for the program. 3. Plans and oversees the completion of research programs, designed to provide information regarding program planning and relevant treatment approaches. 4. Presents outcome data/research results at VA and national scientific meetings. 5. May serve as a member of the medical center's Institutional Review Board if so assigned by the ACOS. ["Incumbent is responsible for provision the full ranging of psychiatric services (assessment, consultation, medication management) in outpatient and community-based settings."]
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.