This is an open continuous announcement for all specialties within the Mental Health service for Social Workers, please see below for descriptions. You may choose which specialties you would like to apply for within the application process. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: May be eligible for Ad Hoc. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM): Outpatient community-based program designed to support recovery and integration into meaningful self-determined roles for Veterans with serious mental illness and severe functional impairment. Plans of care are delivered in the Veteran's community of choice using evidence-based practices. Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC, locally known at the Veterans Recovery Center or VRC): Outpatient supportive transitional learning center designed to support recovery and integration into meaningful self- determined community roles for Veterans with serious mental illness and severe functional impairment. Local Recovery Coordinator (LRC): The LRC educates and outreaches to providers, staff, veterans, and family members on recovery principles to facilitate greater understanding and treatment of serious mental illness. Consultant to VA peer support specialists to support the National VA vision and facilitates recovery-oriented direct patient care. Community liaison and connection with non-VA mental health resources is a priority. Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation (MHRRTP): Provides individual and group mental health care, coordinates mental health care and disposition planning, and provides treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders. Duties include initial psychosocial assessments, clinical notes, and admissions and discharge planning and aftercare case management. Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP): Applies psychological diagnostic methods and evidence-based intervention strategies to a full range of patient issues. Knowledge of psychological diagnosis, intervention and behavioral health. Duties include provision of direct patient care, consultation services, education of staff and trainee supervision, May have openings in Women's clinic. Addiction Treatment Services (ATS): Duties include providing diagnostic interviews, assessments, group and individual psychotherapy including telemental-health, multidisciplinary consultation and treatment team participation, and community outreach. Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO): Provides comprehensive services through a range of interventions, court, jail, or prison setting and make complex and independent clinical judgement and works in coordination with the justice involved Veteran's treatment team to conduct psychosocial assessments and treat mental health disorders through a variety of modalities. Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program (HCHV) SW: Provides comprehensive services through a range of interventions, community outreach or homeless encampment setting and make complex and independent clinical judgement and works in coordination with community outreach and hospital teams to conduct psychosocial assessments and treat mental health disorders through a variety of modalities. Grant and Per Diem (GPD): Functions as the Liaison/Case Manager for the HCHV and GPD Programs. Responsible for monitoring and coordinating services provided by community-based programs funded under VA's Homeless Providers GPD Program. Provides case management for Veterans who present as homeless and in need of a stable housing environment. PCMHI (Primary Care-Mental Health Integration): Provides functional assessments, same-day consultations with Veterans and staff, and brief individual and group-based interventions for behavioral health conditions. Suicide Prevention: Responsible for the provision of individual case management and clinical services for Veterans deemed to be at high risk for suicidal behavior, for coordinating the care for Veterans who are at a heightened risk for suicide, and tracks those who have attempted suicide. Inpatient: Provide services on the acute inpatient psychiatry units. Services include provision of high-quality case management, discharge planning, group therapy, clinical treatment, motivational enhancement, advocacy, and coordination of linkages to family support and other appropriate VA or community service providers. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team (PCT): Duties include providing diagnostic interviews, assessments, individual and group psychotherapy, including Telemental-Health, for adult patients with trauma exposure across the lifespan. Training and experience in evidence-based trauma therapy is preferred, in particular Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Housing and Urban Development I VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH): Responsible for the coordination of intensive case management services for Homeless Veterans and families to assist them to obtain and maintain housing with the assistance of HUD Section 8 housing vouchers. Responsible for outreach, assessments, treatment planning, advanced level case management, community and home visits and coordination of services for homeless Veterans within the VA and with other community providers.
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.