The Social Worker provides clinical psychosocial and case management services at an independent practice level to eligible veterans and their family members to meet biological, psychological, social, and environmental needs. This position is location at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center Duties include, but may not be limited to the following: collaborates with PACT team and conducts case-finding activities (reviews data sources) and develops/maintains a caseload of moderate to high severity or complexity. Interviews veterans, their family members and significant others to establish facts about the veteran's situation, presenting problems and their causes, and the impact of such problems on the veteran's functioning and health as part of a social work comprehensive assessment. based on the social work comprehensive assessment, the clinical social worker uses professional judgment and advanced practice skills to make a psychosocial diagnosis. uses professional judgment, including knowledge of normal and abnormal behavior, is an inherent competency applied in daily interactions with veterans. Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Telework: Not authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Social Worker (Primary Preventive Care)/PD91251A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: 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.