CLC Hospice Senior Social Worker
Provides a variety of psychosocial assessments and services, end of life planning, short-term solution focused counseling and family services with individual Veterans and families who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems; and, instruct social work students, residents, interns and fellows. Incumbent provides consultation/education to staff and service providers, the collection and maintenance of data, and the supervision of students. The senior social worker is assigned the coordination and evaluation of Palliative Care Consults and referrals. The incumbent provides services at an advanced practice level to Veterans and their family members, to assure biological, psychological, social and environmental needs are addressed. Veterans treated come from a wide geographic area with healthcare and psychosocial needs that are complex and require a high degree of clinical oversight and creative problem-solving. This position is responsible for the social work intern program; is the liaison between universities, students and VANTHCS.
Womens Program Senior Social Worker
Responsible for clinical program development and is accountable for clinical program effectiveness and modification of service patterns. Provides regular outreach to community agencies and Universities to target the Women Veteran population to inform them about health care services available through the VA Healthcare System. The incumbent is involved in treatment/care planning, case management, crisis intervention, brief solution focused counseling, advocacy, psycho social education, and coordinating linkages with appropriate VA and community service providers/agencies as needed by the Veteran. This is accomplished in collaboration with other members of the Interdisciplinary team as appropriate.
NOTE: Womens Senior Social Worker will have to be able to obtain a VA drivers license and travel in the community in a VA vehicle. This position requires frequent travel into the community and ability to get in and out of a car several times per day.
OEF/OIF/OND Combat Veterans Senior Social Worker
Senior Social worker provides case management services; must have a high level of skill in assessing and treating the complicated psychosocial problems. Case management services are provided across all levels and sites of care with a focus on assisting Veterans and their families maximize rehabilitation and treatment potential and achieve satisfying and productive emotional and social functioning. Requires excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to work with a multidisciplinary team and coordinate services across all systems of care. Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) veterans experience highly complex health or mental health problems. Position may require occasional after hours assignments to attend outreach events or travel into the community to visit Veterans.
NOTE: OEF/OIF/OND Senior Social Worker may have to travel to community events or see Veterans in the community. Must be able to obtain a government license.
Spinal Cord Injury Home Care Senior Social Worker
Services provided include but not limited to psychosocial assessments, pre-discharge planning, short-term, solution focused counseling with individuals and families who may be in crisis, education and referral for resources and benefits, completes clinical reminders, mental health screenings, suicide risk screening and post-intervention follow-up. The SCI patient population has highly complex health or mental health issues that impact all areas of their life and require advance clinical skills to address their psychosocial issues. Responsibilities will also include consultation/education of staff and service providers, the collection and maintenance of statistical data, program planning evaluation and modification, and the supervision of students as assigned.
NOTE: SCI Home Care Senior Social Worker will have to be able to obtain a VA drivers license. This position requires daily travel into the community to Veterans homes. Requires the ability to get in and out of a car several times per day and travel up to at 100 miles from the Dallas VA.