The Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences (MHBS) Service Line at the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System (NAVAHCS), is recruiting to fill three (3) Social Worker (Domiciliary Treatment Coordinator) position at the Prescott facility. S/he functions as a therapist and case manager to coordinate treatment for residents in the Domiciliary pyscho-social rehabilitation treatment program providing a full range of assessments, therapeutic and psycho-educational interventions to Veterans from all eras. The Social Worker is skilled in addressing the special needs of Veterans presenting with Addiction, PTSD, TBI, Homelessness as well as the broad spectrum of mental illness and adjustment issues. The major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Participates in the formulation of psychosocial treatment plans and goals based on the psychosocial assessment, the PHI and identified strengths, needs and goals. Develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment detailing the biopsychosocial aspects of the Veteran's life. Provides clinical services to Veteran and family members/significant others in support of Veteran's treatment. Authorizes benefits, gives advice, guidance, emotional support, and other assistance. Assists and encourages clients to face their problems, think them through, evaluate the situation realistically, consider alternative courses of action and arrive at plans for using their resources to deal with the situation. Establishes a continuing relationship with the client, evaluating progress towards goals, performing follow-up after referral or if the client misses a counseling session, and adjusts treatment plan if results are inadequate. Develops and analyzes relevant data that can be used to prepare analytical and interpretive reports and guides. Works as a team member on client's treatment. Performs suicide risk assessments and develop suicide safety plan as needed and ensures the suicide safety plan is updated prior to approving the Veteran to leave the facility on authorized pass. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Compressed/Flexible: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized 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.