This position is located at the Cheyenne Health Care System in Cheyenne, Wyoming and performs counseling and case management duties as the Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Case Manager (Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, LPMHC) within the Mental Health Service. The incumbent functions as a full performance Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, LPMHC serving homeless Veterans and their families or Veterans at risk for homelessness. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Responsible for providing case management services to Veterans eligible and approved for the HUD-VASH housing voucher; providing case management services (directly or through referral) necessary to ensure that Veteran care is coordinated with the Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAHCS), community health or mental health providers, and agencies that serve homeless populations; and serving as the primary contact with local Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Works closely with the VAHCS's homeless programs, residential and community care programs, and other community partners that provide services to Veterans experiencing homelessness to ensure that coordination between these entities is facilitated and Veteran direct care, referral, and follow up is contiguous and based on a continuum of services. independently provides clinical psychosocial and case management services that are at an independent practice level for eligible Veterans and their family members in the program. Continuous coordination with the community's homeless services providers and coalitions as well as with other local, state, and federal agencies. Provides crisis intervention when indicated including evaluation, assessment, triage, initiation of/support in Emergency Detention procedures within scope of licensure, and disposition of patients experiencing behavioral health emergencies. Attends Mental Health staff meetings and any other mandatory meetings regularly. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598874200
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.