The Salisbury VAMC is actively seeking a well-qualified Telemental Health Hub Psychiatry Section Chief with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to serve as Unit Chief at the Charlotte CBOC. This is a 100% Virtual position. There are no Recruitment Incentives associated with this position. Duties include, but not limited to: The Section Chief will work with the other Mental Health supervisors to ensure that appropriate disposition services and meaningful therapeutic treatments are being offered throughout the department. Evaluate the patient to assess change in the physical and mental status. Supervision of Psychiatry staff General oversight Advanced Clinical Providers working in Mental Health. Clinical coverage of Inpatient Units and Outpatient Units, as necessary. Advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters. Clinical and administrative coverage for the Mental Health local service line manager, as needed. Review and approval/disapproval of leave requests. Initiate or participate in an ongoing research activity. Assure that subordinates are trained and fully compliant with the provisions of safety regulations. Continually promotes teamwork by cooperating with and supporting staff, visitors and customers in achieving hospital goals/mission. Administratively and clinically responsible to the Chief, Mental Health Service Line. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30, on-call rotation, including rounds on acute patients during weekends and holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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