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    Summary

    The Transition and Care Management (TCM) Program's Social Work Case Manager provides comprehensive social work service to Post 9/11 transitioning and established Servicemembers and Veterans (SM/Vs) and their families across the continuum of care and during the various phases of readjustment to civilian life.

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    Responsibilities

    Major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Exhibits a high level of skill and expertise in the work with patients and families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated mental, emotional, behavioral, physical, psychosocial, and environmental problems.
    • Uses the social work process (psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, and treatment) in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members to develop holistic case management plans and psychosocial interventions.
    • Evaluates the need for mental health services and makes appropriate referrals for individual, group, marital and family treatment services.
    • Must be sensitive to the ethnic and cultural diversity and age-specific challenges of the Post 9/11 population and adjusts intervention and treatment plans as appropriate.
    • Participates fully in developing, planning, implementing and evaluating the ICP Checklist, including periodic updates.
    • Coordinates care with interdisciplinary team to promote continuity for Post 9/11 SM/Vs and their families.
    • Researches, develops maintains and uses appropriate community resources.
    • Serves as an advocate for Post 9/11 SM/Vs and their families, helping them access needed services at the facility, at other VA facilities, and in the community.
    • Assists Post 9/11 SM/Vs and their families with advance directives, guardianships, and applications for home care and extended care services.
    • Participates in the orientation, training, and teaching of social work graduate students and other trainees and staff
    • Exhibits a high level of skill and expertise in the work with patients and families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated mental, emotional, behavioral, physical, psychosocial, and environmental problems.
    • Uses the social work process (psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, and treatment) in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members to develop holistic case management plans and psychosocial interventions.
    • Evaluates the need for mental health services and makes appropriate referrals for individual, group, marital and family treatment services.
    • Supports the mission, policies, and procedures of VA, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the appropriate Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN),
    • Serve on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility, VISN, and/or VA Central Office levels.
    • Maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with facility and Social Work standards and the complexity of the assignment.
    • Participates in IDCMRT meetings, appropriate facility meetings, and Social Work meetings. Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical practice and education relevant to the field of Social work.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm OR 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Not required

    NOTE: This position is being advertised under two different disciplines, and area of consideration is for internal and external applicants.
    Announcements for INTERNAL applicants are: Social Worker: VIN: 10688012, Registered Nurse: VIN: 10688014.

    Announcements for EXTERNAL applicants are: Social Worker: VIN: 10688013, Registered Nurse: VIN: 10688015.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • 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/555589400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.