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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

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    Responsibilities

    Work Schedule: Full-Time

    The Medical Foster Home Program Coordinator manages the daily operation of the Medical Foster Home Program, and provides direct patient care services in the program area. Social Work responsibilities include developing an assessment in conjunction with the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Veteran, family members, and significant others whenever possible. The goal of the assessment is to highlight the veteran's strengths, limitations, and internal/external supports and service needs in order to optimize the veteran's functional status and safely maintain the veteran in the home.

    The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Provides administrative oversight of program and administers information and analytical systems to evaluate and enhance the quality of service provided to Veterans.
    • Develops and implements information systems to track service activities including visits, referrals, inpatient days, patient demographics, equipment utilization and patient satisfaction. Develops implements and evaluates clinical guidelines and protocols to establish appropriate utilization of services. Incumbent is able to demonstrate the ability to design changes based on empirical findings.
    • Provides assessment, treatment, and planning for a complex population of patients which reflect the age-specific, psychosocial, and functional needs of the patient (e.g., spinal cord, geriatric and mental health population).

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0185 Social Work

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522225800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.