The Associate CMOP Director is responsible for the integration of the CMOP operation with the Pharmacy Service of each of the host sites to ensure timely, accurate and cost effective service that meets the needs of the outpatient population served. This is accomplished through active participation and open communication with representatives of host sites. VISN Offices, Veteran Service Organizations. and in cooperation/coordination with the National CMOP Business Office and regulatory bodies. Major duties include, but are not limited to the following: Program Management: Manages the professional, operational, and administrative aspects of the Pharmacy operation to ensure provision of timely and progressive pharmaceutical services. Provides leadership in the identification, analysis and evaluation of healthcare trends and in the development of policies which ensure the provision of quality, cost-effective services. Establishes short- and long-range goals to meet the needs and objectives of the CMOP, the participating medical centers and the Department of Veterans Affairs while aligning with the strategic goals of the organization. Establishes local policies and procedures that ensure compliance with current standards and regulations. Exercises full authority for a large number of fund control points and fiscal management responsibility in evaluating the effective use and allocation of resources. Reviews and evaluates projections and justifications for personnel equipment, space and funding needed to support the goals and mission of the CMOP. and ensures fiscal solvency. Performs the full range of personnel management duties (sec Human Resources section below). Provides a working environment that promotes and maintains the health and welfare of patients and employees. Works to achieve objectives of Federal Personnel Programs including EEO, Federal Women's Program, Handicap Program, Labor-Management Relations, etc. Ensures the appropriate storage, security and accountability of all pharmaceutical products and supplies. Supports an effective Quality Assurance Program (QAP) and facilitates collaboration with local and national CMOP QAPs. Identifies and resolves issues affecting patient care. Ensures implementation of all Pharmacy/CMOP-associated DHCP programs and enhancements. Complies with Safety Occupational and Health Standards and Policies. Reports all hazardous environmental situations to a Supervisor. Human Resource Management: Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work based on priorities, considering the difficulty of assignments and employees' capabilities. Evaluates work performance of subordinates. Provides advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. Interviews candidates for positions within the unit, recommending selections for appointment, promotion, reassignment, or other types of action. Effects disciplinary action as appropriate. Identifies developmental and training needs of employees providing for appropriate on-the job training and/or mentoring or recommending more formal training. Evaluates and implements methods of improving individual and section performance and productivity. Develops performance standards and provides regular informal feedback to staff in addition to the required formal assessments twice annually. Completes other supervisory duties as required. Supervisory Controls: The incumbent is under the general supervision of the CMOP Director and provided a great degree of autonomy in decision-making and wide latitude for independent functioning, decisions, and actions. Work assignments are given with little or no detailed direction for accomplishment of the project. Work assignments are accomplished with a high degree of independence. Acceptable results are expected on the completed work and are reviewed only in terms of appropriateness of recommendations and soundness of judgment. It is expected that the incumbent will effectively apply standard procedures, innovative techniques, and organized methodology to accomplish operational goals in cooperation with a CMOP Supervisory Pharmacists(s), other staff and supervisors. The incumbent functions with versatility and a high degree of technical independence. Performance is judged in terms of results achieved and decisions made and total program management effectiveness. The incumbent may be called upon to participate in special studies, projects, or pilot programs which may vary in significance or scope. Work Schedule: 40 hour week: Mon - Fri, 6:00am - 4:30pm; TOD hours based upon organizational needs. Telework: No Virtual: This is not a virtual position Position Description Title/FS#: Service Chief/FS #70095A Relocation Incentive: No PCS/Relocation Expenses: Yes, you may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. Financial Disclosure Report: Required
Internal Number: 599334200
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.