This position is located with the HUD-VASH program in the Mental Health Service of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Hinesville, GA. Performs case finding functions and outreach, identifying and screening patients for psychosocial needs. Conducts psychosocial assessments. Develops treatment plans in collaboration with the Veteran/family and with the interdisciplinary treatment team. Coordinate community base service, including information and referral for additional service from other VA programs, other government programs and community agency programs. Identifies high risk patients and provides case management services. Establishes and maintains effective therapeutic relationships with Veterans and their families. Provides consultation services to other staff regarding the psychosocial needs of the Veterans and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and adherence to treatment plan. Works with patients and families who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems utilizing individua, group and family counseling and therapy skills. Meets the needs of the customers while support VA mission. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required References: VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G39. Social Worker Qualification Standard GS-0185
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.