The Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for a Social Worker . The Social Worker will function in Primary Care, Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) section of Social Worker Service located at the Richmond Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Richmond, IN. The social worker will develop an assessment of the veteran in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, the veteran, family members and significant others. The social worker is responsible for developing the treatment plans and setting achievable treatment goals with the veteran/family. The in-patient social worker will work collaboratively with the veteran's assigned Firm/clinic social worker as appropriate for discharge planning. and community services. The treatment plan will be completed and updated as needed to reflect specifies related to change in the patient's condition/plans. Throughout the course of treatment the social worker is the subject matter expert of VA and community resources. The social worker will collaborate with other service providers in reassessing the veteran's needs. The social worker is responsible for educating the veteran and/or caregiver of the available services and assisting them in establishing the appropriate referrals based on the veterans preference or that of his surrogate decision-maker The social worker is responsible for using the current social work resource file of VA and community social service programs and enhancing the content to the benefit of veterans. The social worker will maintain resource directories sufficient to meet variety of situations and conditions across age and gender specific needs. Social worker is experienced in making rapid assessments and developing crisis management plans for referral to appropriate MH services. Social worker has access to multiple resource directives in addition to previously developed resources to meet the demands of a crisis. In the event of a medical or psychiatric emergency, staff will follow facility protocols. Social worker 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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.