The incumbent functions as Chief of the service in the Chief's absence. The incumbent shares with the Service Chief the responsibility for management of Social Work Service. Including supervision of clinical practice, program management, education, human resources management and supervision, and organizational stewardship for the service. Local travel to include site visits at CBOC's and potential to assist with home and community patient care visits.
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.