The Fargo VA Health Care System is recruiting for one (1) full-time Social Worker for the PACT - Primary Care Outpatient Clinic Service Line. The incumbent is responsible for completing the following duties/responsibilities: a. Conducts comprehensive psychosocial assessments to determine needs of Veterans. b. Actively participates in the treatment planning process with other disciplines. c. Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings for discharge planning and continuity of care and will be responsible for ensuring that discharge plans are executed in a manner that is timely and appropriate. d. Provides consultation/education to Veterans and families on community resources and VA benefits. e. Provides consultation/education to other team members, staff members, medical residents, and other facility staff on social work practice and VA policy and procedure as needed/indicated. f. Acts as liaison between VA and community resources. g. Provides a full range of social work services within commonly accepted standards of social work practice which can include individual, family and group counseling, discharge planning, case management, bereavement services, wellness/prevention education, patient/family support groups and other services as appropriate. h. Addresses Advance Directives and Organ Donation in accordance with policy. i. as appropriate, supervises the practice of social work students or less experienced social workers. j. Ensures timely and accurate report when transferring of patient care. k. Participates in a rotation of on-call social workers for Emergency Department. * Other duties as assigned * Preferred Competencies: Licensed Social Worker at the Independent Level Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Social Worker/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized 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.