The Social Worker (Program Coordinator) is administratively responsible for the Spinal Cord Injury Program, a clinical program within the Social Work Service. They provide direct clinical services with program coordination responsibilities. Duties include, but not limited to: Oversees the daily operation of the program, develop policies and procedures for program operation, and prepare reports and statistics for facility, VISN, and national use. May be responsible for the program's budget, developing and monitoring staff compliance with practice, standards and guidelines on documentation, workload, data entry, ethical practice and service delivery. Provides analysis and evaluation of clinical program data and computerized programs to identify system-wide trends and needs to enhance the quality of service. Administratively responsible for the clinical programming and prepares reports and statistics for facility, VISN, and national use. Initiate and conduct a variety of program or service audits and complete designated clinical practice audits and reports, including productivity assessments. Provides direct care services as needed. Provides independent and expert clinical psychosocial and case management services in a specialized area of practice to Veterans who tend to have serious and severe crises, may lack any familial and community support, may be poor self-monitors, may frequently fail to comply with instructions or treatment, or may have major deficits in coping skills and require continuing professional psychological support. Explains veteran's treatment and progress to third parties as appropriate. Manages the quality control and evaluation of the professional services provided. Devises methods of obtaining data and evaluates data to determine the effectiveness of treatment. Identifies consistent qualities of successful treatment and of failed treatment. Provides annual and re-inspections of providers receiving contract dollars to ensure that procedures fall in line with their grant. Travels where necessary, or as assigned in the capacity of community outreach support. Will maintain a current, unrestricted driver's license. Acts as a liaison between VA and community resources, to include marketing and public relations duties as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598682900
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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.