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Senior Social Worker (PACT) - Clermont, Florida - Master of Social Work

Company: Orlando VA Medical Center
Location: Clermont
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Social Worker (PACT) - Clermont, Florida

The Senior Social Worker located at a CBOC independently provides clinical psychosocial and case management services at an advanced practice level to eligible Veterans and their family members to meet biological, psychological, social and environmental needs. This is accomplished in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team, using the principles of the PACT model of care. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to;

  • Develops an assessment of the Veteran in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Veteran, family members and significant others.
  • Responsible for developing a treatment plan and setting achievable treatment goals with the Veteran/family.
  • Independently providing psychosocial support to a special Veteran population with highly complex health and/or mental health problems and the provision of short-term, solution focused counseling with Veterans and/or their families.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment and skills needed for all adult patients including geriatric patients related to their physical limitations, psychological needs and age associated illnesses and conditions.
  • Independently provides a full range of social work services within commonly accepted standards of social work practice which includes case work, Measurement Base Care, individual, family and group counseling, discharge planning, case management and other services as appropriate.
  • Provides education related to VA and community resources, entitlements, Advance Directives/Living Will and will refer Veterans/families to the appropriate interdisciplinary team member for identified health education needs.
  • Experienced in independently making rapid assessments and developing crisis management plans for Veterans within the VA and community.
  • Coordinates treatment and communicate with other social workers and community program coordinators to include NIC, CNH, and TCM, Behavioral Health Programs, Homeless Program, Suicide Prevention etc. to facilitate continuity of care for Veterans.
  • Has the ability to provide specialized consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of Veterans, as well as role modeling effective social work practice skills.
  • Collaborates in the performance improvement processes and comply with performance measures as required by the VA for their specific population and/or program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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