*****A recruitment/relocation incentive may be granted to a highly qualified candidate.***** This Social Worker is a part of the Fargo VA Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)/Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) team and reports to the HCHV/CWT Supervisor under the direction of the Social Work Executive. They will function as the Minot CBOC's HUD/VASH Case Manager, operating in Minot and surrounding areas to include various parts of Western North Dakota, as feasible. This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered until the vacancy is filled. Duties of this position are, but not limited to: Provide referrals to VA medical and mental health inpatient and outpatient treatment and to other VA services including VA benefits, as well as community-based social services and other non-VA entitlement programs. Provide referrals or consults, or in some cases direct admission of the Veterans prior to HUD/VASH participation, for other VA programs including community-based residential treatment such as Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Programs, Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) contract residential treatment, Domiciliary or Psychiatric Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs (PRRTP), or Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) and Compensated Work Therapy Transnational Residence (CWT/TR)Programs. Establish procedures and coordinates the screening and admission process for the HUD/VASH program by developing and maintaining criteria that recognizes program eligibility, prioritization for program acceptance, and requirements of the Public Housing Authorities (PHAs). Use clinical training, insight, and experience to interpret data and to identify viable treatment options, including assessment for eligibility and clinical appropriateness of a HUD VASH program admissions or subsequent discharge. Coordinate the screening and admission multi-disciplinary team and provides primary input for program candidates. Assesses high risk factors, acuity, and need for services. Make appropriate referral to community based agencies, CBOCs and Fargo VAMC based services. Serve Veterans who tend to have frequent and severe crises, lack family or an adequate community support network, be poor at self-monitoring, those that frequently fail to comply with instructions and treatment, or have significant deficits in coping skills and require continuing professional psychosocial support. Work Schedule: Full-Time; Monday- Friday; 07:30am to 4:00pm Telework: Telework, if approved, will be on an ad-hoc basis only Recruitment Incentives: Authorized; A recruitment incentive may be granted to a highly qualified candidate Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.