The Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) is a joint project of the Behavioral Health and Sciences Council and is administered locally under the direction of the Manager, Behavioral Health and Sciences. The goal of MHICM is to develop, implement, and assess the benefit of a behaviorally oriented program of psychosocial rehabilitation, intensive case management, and community-based treatment for chronic mentally ill veterans. Major duties and responsibilities include: Provide intensive case management services to assigned veterans and significant others, consistent with the goals and methods of MHICM and the VA Mental Health Initiative and with all relevant Medical Center policies and procedures. Participates in the admission/screening process by interviewing patients and/or other stakeholders and completing intake data collection with purpose of establishing treatment for Severely Mentally ILL (SMI) psychiatric disorders in a case management setting. Participates in or facilitates selected supportive groups related to the treatment of specific SMI psychiatric disorders, conducts individual counseling and other social work privileged functions independently or under supervision as professional license dictates. Functions as a primary manager (case manager) for a number of Veterans on a prescribed caseload of SMI Veterans. Acts as a liaison between staff, Veteran and stakeholders in the development and review of treatments plans. Participates in periodic review of ongoing treatment of patients under the care of the MHICM team. Exercises independent judgment in the practice and provision of psychosocial intervention services, clinical care, consultation and education. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30AM - 4:00PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599134100
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.