There are two positions for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the Tallahassee VA Outpatient Clinic, and at the Saint Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Both facilities are within the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Healthcare System and cover primary/specialty care teams. The social worker will directly report to the Supervisory Social Worker or designee. The Social Work Chief has clinical professional oversight responsibility. The social worker will serve as an interdisciplinary team member and provide services for Veterans with primary care and/or specialty care needs. The social worker must use a high level of skill in assessing and treating complex psychosocial needs of Veterans and their family members/caregivers, often during times when the Veteran/family members/caregivers are experiencing crisis. The social worker will exercise mature professional judgment and use a wide range of clinical skills in independently providing clinical psychosocial, case management, and mental health services to Veterans and their family members/caregivers. The social worker requires knowledge of a broad range of psychosocial, medical, and mental health issues. The social worker may provide psychosocial education, group and individual counseling,/psychotherapy appropriate to level of licensure. The social worker will coordinate care, develop and use VA and community resources to facilitate referrals, develop and implement treatment plans and provide accurate information to patients, family, staff, and other internal and external customers in a timely manner. The position works closely with an interdisciplinary team; therefore, it is important that the social worker is a team player. The social worker will provide coverage as needed for co-workers, which may include social work coverage in other parts of the System. The social worker will comply with all policies/regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs. to include VISN, office, and local facility. The social worker will comply with all applicable city, county, and states laws and regulations . The social worker will attend and participate in administrative and clinical staff meetings. The social worker may also participate in the student training program as approved by supervisor, as well as, serve on facility, VISN, and national committees and workgroups. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 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.