The LPMHC is assigned to the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC). The LPMHC will also serve as a Mental Health Treatment Coordinator for Veterans on the PRRC team and conduct Measurement Based Care. They consult with medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues and may be involved in program evaluation and/or research activities. Major duties and responsibilities include the following: Provides a full range of psychosocial assessment services and psychiatric diagnoses of mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients in a variety of treatment settings, including telemental health. Provides comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy; in addition can also conduct advanced level psychosocial and/or case management. Provides clinical supervision to interns and post-doctoral fellows in areas related to behavioral health and social services provision to attain goals and objectives of recovery programs; as well as role modeling effective social work practice skills. May provide compensation and pension examinations/reviews as assigned to support mental health service's responsibility to VA regional offices on Veterans who require C&P examinations/reviews for VA benefit decision. Facilitates liaisons with other medical center programs (e.g., Homeless Program, Veterans Justice Outreach) in order to effectively coordinate services. Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by the Chief of Mental Health Service, Section Chief of Mental Health Social Work and Recovery Programs, Chief of Social Work Service, and other meetings as assigned to participate. Coordinates with the Telehealth Coordinator and the Mental Health Service TMH Coordinator for the purpose of setting up TMH clinics, profiles, and operations for TMH services. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599577100
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.