This position is for a Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Social Worker. One position is available at the Perry, FL CBOC, which is part of the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. The incumbent will work for Social Work Service and will directly report to the Supervisory Social Worker or designee. The social worker will serve as an interdisciplinary team member and provide services for Veterans with primary care and/or mental health needs. The incumbent will be required to be on site at the Perry Community Based Outpatient Clinic during clinic operating hours, Tuesday- Friday. On Monday, the incumbent will provide remote coverage assistance to other clinics within the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System as directed by the Supervisory Social Worker or designee. The Senior Social Worker must use a high level of skill in assessing and treating complex psychosocial and mental health needs of Veterans and their family members/caregivers, often during times when the Veteran/family members/caregivers are experiencing crisis. The Senior Social Worker will exercise mature professional judgment and use a wide range of clinical skills in independently providing clinical psychosocial, case management, and mental health services to Veterans and their families/caregivers. The Senior Social Worker requires knowledge of a broad range of psychosocial, medical, and mental health issues. The incumbent may provide group and individual counseling/psychotherapy in either a face to face or telehealth setting, appropriate to level of licensure. Incumbent will coordinate care, develop and use VA and community resources to facilitate referrals, develop and implement treatment plans and provide accurate information to patients, family, staff, and other internal and external customers in a timely manner. The position works closely with an interdisciplinary team. It is important that the incumbent is a team player. The incumbent will provide coverage as needed for co-workers, which may include social work coverage in other parts of the System. The incumbent will comply with all policies/regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The incumbent will attend and participate in administrative and clinical staff meetings. The incumbent may also participate in the student training program, as well as, serve on facility, VISN, and national committees and workgroups. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm 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.