As a Senior Social Worker assigned primarily to the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Social Work Service within the Comprehensive Social Services Service Line as a part of the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP). As a Senior Social Worker, your duties will include: Provides evidence based treatment, case management and community resources/refers to Veterans using a high level of skill in assessing and treating the complicated psychosocial problems. Completes Psychosocial assessments as needed. Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team to develop appropriate treatment plans. Provides short-term, solution focused counseling with individuals and families who may be in crisis, supportive counseling, and referral for resources and benefits. Works with Veterans and their families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated medical, psychiatric, emotional, behavioral, and psychosocial problems. Actively participate as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and actively participate through collaboration with Veterans and family. Facilitates discharge planning through collaboration with Veterans and their families as well as interdisciplinary treatment team members. Implement various evidenced based treatment modalities Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm 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.