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    Summary

    The Social Worker works in Mental Health Service as the Program Manager for the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program. Supervise and coordinate a full range of mental health residential care for Veterans in the RRTP for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorder from all periods of combat and peacetime service.

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    Responsibilities

    Ensure the program has a full complement of evidence based treatment approaches, meets the requirements of CARF and Joint Commission Standards, and ensures that the program has sufficient coverage to meet patient demands for care, and manage the flow of requests for leave to recommend to MHS Leadership who should receive approval for time off so patient care is not compromised. Design, develop, and implement clinical programs for a team(s) of treatment providers, consisting of MDs, PhD/PsyDs, SWs, Peer Support and RN/NPs. Coordinate the execution of ongoing program evaluation and data-driven quality improvement projects to monitor the effectiveness of the clinical program. Facilitate liaisons with other health care programs to effectively coordinate services. Provides a full range of psychological assessment services and diagnoses mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients. Develop, initiate, implement, and review psychosocial treatment plans based on the patient's assessed needs. Make psychosocial diagnoses and appropriate evidence-based interventions with measurable outcomes. Provides comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy. Provides education to patients, family members, and significant others. Provides consultation to professional staff within VAMC and to community providers, concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate treatment plans for patients. Develops, implements, and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical reminders. Assumes complete professional responsibility for his/her clinical assessment findings, patient care decisions, and documentation. Comply with national and local performance measures, including timely health care screening and completion of clinical reminders for all patients. Comply with all CPRS documentation procedures, including timeliness standards for documentation and proper patient check out procedures (e.g., entering diagnostic and procedure codes).

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0185 Social Work

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