The Social Work Case Manager will be required to provide services to Veteran participants and manage a caseload as assigned. The incumbent will work independently to develop an effective treatment program with the aim of successful community reintegration of veterans and coordination of care for their mental health and psychosocial needs. The incumbent is a member of the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP) team and may act as the initial contact or a referral for veterans. Major Duties: Independently provide services for high risk patients; provide referrals to appropriate agency(s) and serve as a Case Manager. Develop assessments and work with the veteran to develop treatment plan goals and objectives. Conduct psycho-educational, psychosocial treatment groups to all affected BHIP Veterans. Establish a continuing relationship with the client, evaluate process towards goals, perform follow-up after referral or if the client misses a counseling session and adjust treatment plan if results are inadequate. Demonstrate adequate knowledge of medical and mental health diagnosis and treatment procedure when writing progress notes and entering outpatient encounters. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Physical Requirements: The incumbent must be in overall good health, able to sit at a desk working at a computer, engage in light to moderate physical activity including sitting, walking, bending, and carrying supplies. The incumbent must be able to perform primarily light and sedentary duties with occasionally moderate physical demands with reasonable accommodation if necessary, without endangering the health and safety of the incumbent or others. Position requires walking throughout the Health Care Center, standing for extended periods of time, and involves sitting at a computer and in counsel and consultation with Veterans and interdisciplinary teams. Position will require frequent travel into the community to meet with Veterans and community providers. Incumbent must pass a recurrent driver's physical and maintain a current driver's license so that they are able to travel into the community and transport Veterans. This position also requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and typing; and repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
Internal Number: 600190700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.