This clinician is administratively within the Mental Health Service Line at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System, with assignment to the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program. Veterans within this program present with a wide range of substance use, mental health, employment, and homelessness challenges. The clinician in this position will provide case management services, psychotherapy, aftercare planning, and post-discharge follow-up. Duties of this position are, but not limited to: 1.Conducting psychosocial assessments to determine needs of Veterans and family members. 2. Conducting assessments to determine the appropriate VA program needs. The incumbent will provide referral services to VA or community providers as needed to meet the Veteran's individualized treatment needs. 3. Actively participate in the treatment planning process with the Veteran other treatment disciplines. 4. Actively participate in discharge planning with the Veteran and other disciplines and will be responsible for ensuring that discharge plans are executed in a manner that is timely and appropriate. 5. Providing individual, family and group counseling as appropriate with a focus on evidence-based and best practice approaches. 6. Providing consultation to other team/staff members. 7. Providing consultation/education to students of all disciplines on therapy and case management services, as well as VA policy and procedure. 8. Acting as a liaison between VA and community resources, to include marketing and public relations duties as needed. 9. Providing case management to Veterans and families, as needed, throughout the continuum of care. 10. Providing a full range of rehabilitation services within commonly accepted standards of practice which includes case work, individual, family and group counseling, discharge planning, case management and other services as appropriate. 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.