The Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Network is recruiting for a Senior Social Worker. The position is an advance practice Social Worker providing services to Veterans in the Mental Health Clinic at the West Los Angeles Healthcare Center. The Senior Social Worker provides individual, group, and family therapies as well as a variety evidence-based psychotherapy. Duties include, but are not limited to: Develops psychosocial treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team members, including goals for psychosocial clinical treatment; Interviews Veterans and conducts psychosocial assessments, makes psychosocial diagnoses, and plans effective treatment and performs evaluations to improve care; Provides services to patients with highly complex health or mental health problems and is assigned to administrative responsibilities for clinical program development; Evaluates the Veteran's situation, including the Veteran's reaction and ability to deal with it; Finds a suitable means of treatment to help Veterans and/or significant others cope with stressful situations on an inpatient/outpatient basis; Provides case management services to those Veterans at high social or medical risk, serving as the liaison to other treatment programs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 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.