This social worker position is located within the Mental Health Service with primary assignment to the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Clinical Team Programs at the Dayton VA Medical Center. The PTSD Clinical Team provides comprehensive and intensive residential and outpatient services to patients with PTSD and other related mental health needs. Major duties include but are not limited to: Provides clinical services - individual and group therapy, psycho-education, and case management services to veterans in the PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma Programs at the Dayton VAMC. Independently performs case finding functions and outreach, identifying and screening patients for psychosocial needs. Possess the knowledge and ability to independently implement treatment modalities, provide counseling or psychotherapy for individuals, families and groups using evidence-based treatments for PTSD and co-morbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. Independently conducts psychosocial assessments including standardized evaluation for PTSD. Develops treatment plans in collaboration with the veteran/family and with the interdisciplinary treatment team. Provides culturally competent services. Engages in measurement based care to facilitate optimal treatment outcomes. Possesses the skills to offer psychosocial interventions and to measure outcomes of interventions. Coordinates community-based services, including information and referral for additional services from other VA programs, other government programs, and community agency programs. General knowledge of veterans' benefits and services relating to special programs, service connected compensation, non-service connected pension. Facilitates referrals based upon veterans needs and eligibility. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Social Worker (PTSD)/PD000000 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.