The Supervisory Health Technician (Ophthalmology) is responsible for the supervision, administrative management, direction of ophthalmology staff, and supervises interactions of Health Technicians with affiliated residents. May be delegated full administrative and professional responsibility for planning and directing the ophthalmology staff activities for the service/outpatient clinics. Has full supervisory responsibility over a section or equivalent work unit. Prepares work assignments Plans, assesses, and evaluates programs to ensure proper coordination between care delivered by the program and overall delivery of healthcare within the facility, or coordination of non-VA care as appropriate Maintains interdepartmental relations with other services to accomplish medical center goals Assumes responsibility for professional and administrative management of an assigned area to include budget execution Develops performance standards, position descriptions and functional statements Manages document control Develops policies and procedures Assures orientation and competency assessment of assigned staff Assures compliance with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements, and the quality management program, assuring corrective action is initiated as needed Conducts performance appraisals, and other clinical and administrative responsibilities to ensure that the mission of the service and the medical center has been satisfied Monitors clinical performances of ophthalmology staff, volunteers, and/or students Work Schedule: Compressed, additional information will be provided during the interview process. 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.