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    Summary

    The Lead PACT SW Coordinator provides social work services to the Veteran population seen at the San Francisco VA Medical Center at the Clearlake CBOC (Community Based Outpatient Clinic).

    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are authorized for this position.

    This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until September 30, 2021.

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    Responsibilities

    Telework: Occasional
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Services consist of high quality assessment and intervention: assessment of coping in the community, including assessment of suspected abuse, especially elder abuse and issues related to capacity; interventions such as counseling to patients and families around adjustment to disability, illness and loss; crisis intervention; advance directive education; coordination of linkages to other appropriate VA or community service providers/agencies; clinic-based, short-term, focused case management; and consultation to multidisciplinary team members on the psychosocial aspects of individualized patient care. Continuity of care is key, to assure patient safety, completion of referrals, and firm hand-offs to resource agency programs and providers. Activities may include outreach into the community to link Veterans to VA care. Systems management to support the delivery of social work services at the clinic is also a responsibility.
    Duties include but are limited to the following:

    • Screening/Assessment - performs specialized assessment and treatment of complex physical or mental illness.
    • Treatment Planning/Goal Setting - Based on the comprehensive psychosocial assessment that includes multidisciplinary consultation when indicated.
    • Adjustment to disability, illness, loss - facilitate assessment and intervention to encourage coping with change.
    • Crisis Intervention - experience in making rapid assessments of at-risk patients in the community and in recognizing opportunities to intervene to avert crisis or to identify immediate needs and respond to promote patient safety.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584825400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.