This position is located in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Department at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). There are also duties and responsibilities carried out throughout the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and the other CBOCS (Lima, Richmond, Middletown and Springfield). In addition to the clinical duties and responsibilities at the GS-13 grade level, duties also include supervision of the Audiologists and Speech Pathologists. Supervisory Responsibilities. The incumbent is a supervisor for the Audiologists, Speech Pathologists and Audiology Health Technician. The incumbent is not overseeing fee-basis employees or student program of the Audiology and Speech Pathology department. The incumbent is also overseeing all of the administrative functions associated at the CBOCs this includes management of equipment maintenance/calibrations, oversee patient scheduling for the specialty clinics, documentation of encounters/ROES hearing aid orders/issuances, establishment of clinic protocols. Also, assigned projects by the Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in combination with professional accomplishments, performance, and qualifications which may be appointed at the GS-13 grade level. In carrying out supervisory responsibilities, the incumbent demonstrates advanced knowledge in contemporary audiology practice and has the ability to articulate and communicate goals, objectives and focused initiatives, guide team members through these initiatives, adjust work practices to accomplish these goals and serve as the coordinator of the program. The team members will include Audiology clinical and administrative staff, PACT team members at the CBOCs and administrative director of the Audiology and Speech Pathology graduate students. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the access clinics and providing guidance to all teams members to assure appropriate referrals, scheduling and follow ups are performed to meet the access goal of improved access and utilization for audiology services in the CBOCs. The incumbent functions as a supervisor and is responsible for ensuring that work assignments of the other members of the clinical team are carried out by performing a range of duties such as distributing and balancing workload among employees in accordance with established workflow or job specialization. The incumbent assures timely accomplishment of assigned workload; assuring the status. Quality, and progress of work, making day-to-day adjustments in accordance with established priorities. The incumbent oversees the professional practice of peers and obtains assistance from the Chief of PM&R on problems that may arise. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Supervisory Audiologist/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not 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.