The Program Coordinator is administratively responsible for the Grant and Per Diem Program. The GPD program, an essential and critical part of the VHA, is vital for providing safe and transitional housing and supportive services for homeless veterans. Duties include, but not limited to: Participates in the development of referral processes for admission and manages waiver and extension requests for participants. Initiates/monitors the billing process for the per diem payments by ensuring that invoices are accurate and processed within policy timelines. Ensures that the clinical documentation, program required documentation, and program records are in compliance with national programs, VISN and local VA facility policy and procedures in accordance with GPD provider original grant documenting the services to be provided. Verifies the veteran status and eligibility of program participants; verifies admission and discharge dates of program participants for billing purposes; collects and submits GPD-funded program participant data is outlined by Homeless Operations Management and Evaluation System (HOMES) procedures. Prepares clinical documentation for veterans. Reviews and approves/denies waiver requests for veterans based on clinical assessment of the individual case and forwards a memorandum for record. Provides crisis intervention services to homeless veterans, seeking to address the cause as well as the presenting complaint. Has working knowledge and skill in the use of word-processing, data management and other computer systems, especially those programs in use by VHA. Actively participates in the Grant and Per Diem Program conference calls and attends training offered by the GPD program. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 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.