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    Summary

    Social Worker positions are located within Behavioral Medicine Service in areas such as VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH), Community Living Center (CLC), Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT), ACCESS Clinic, Inpatient/Outpatient Medicine, Substance Treatment and Recovery Program (STAR), etc.

    Review of applications will be conducted at the end of each month until all positions have been filled. Vacancy may close at any time without further notice.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include supporting the discharge plans from an acute medical ward, psychosocial assessment and family work. Incumbent participates on an interdisciplinary team and exercises independent judgment, decision making and timing of social work intervention of the psychosocial problems of patients. May serve on various medical center, mental health and/or community agency committees; integrates the cultural, social, economic and emotional aspects of illness into a comprehensive plan of treatment for specific patients; effectively relates to patients and significant others from various social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Provides education related to long-term care planning, Advance Directives, community resources and VA resources.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. work schedule, but schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the organization.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504687400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.