The Mental Health Crisis Social Work Coordinator is responsible for coordinating across programs and service lines to manage veterans in mental health crisis. The incumbent will provide initial screening, evaluation and intervention to veterans requiring psychiatric evaluation. The Social Worker is responsible for coordination and provision of Mental Health Services to Veterans in both inpatient and outpatient settings. provides mental health crisis intervention and evaluation to veterans throughout the facility; conducts psychosocial assessments to determine current needs of veterans an address family member concerns; provides consultation/education to medical residents on social work practice and VA policies and procedures; participates in the treatment planning process with other disciplines; acts as a liaison between the VA and community resources; and, provides a full range of social work services to include case work, individual and family counseling, discharge planning, and case management. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:30am-4:00pm 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.