VISN Program manager (Pharmacist) - Director (Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: North Little Rock, Arkansas
Internal Number: 619859700
If you are a current, permanent VA employee or Federal employee from another agency, you should apply under CBST-11277200-22-ER. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until Dec 31, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be two weeks from opening date and then referrals will be made as applicants apply, with a final cut off on the Dec 31, 2021. The CeMHOR Director will lead strategic planning for the research center, conduct funded research, and supervise investigators from multiple disciplines and research staff, and lead strategic planning for the research center. The Director is responsible for planning and carrying out research projects and for overseeing the work of all CeMHOR investigators and staff. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Directing all research, education programs, training, translational activities and administrative oversight for funded and proposed programs of research at CeMHOR; - Initiating, obtaining funding for and conducting original research projects; - Providing consultation to other investigators' ongoing projects and research proposals; - Disseminating findings of this research by writing reports and peer-reviewed publications and presenting findings at professional meetings and in briefings to VA operational partners; - Reviewing and providing quality control for analyses, proposals, reports and papers of staff; - Serving on national committees and review panels, including VA study sections; and - Oversight of all budget, personnel, operations and reporting for CeMHOR. The CeMHOR Director is expected to maintain and promote fruitful research activities and collaborations with the CAVHS academic affiliate, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a firm academic base in the department in which they hold an academic appointment. - The CeMHOR Director provides mentoring to junior investigators and research fellows and other individuals interested in pursuing research as a long-term career. The CeMHOR Director mentors students at the academic affiliate, trainees in affiliated fellowship programs, and investigators in all aspects of health services research. The Director supervises all investigators and staff at CeMHOR. - The CeMHOR Director is responsible to both HSR&D leadership at VA Central Office and CAVHS leadership for communication, reporting, budget management, and personnel issues. The Director will engage with diverse stakeholders and audiences, including Veterans, investigators and staff members with diverse racial, rural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm. Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #: 000000/Pharmacist- Director, CeMHOR Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.