Senior Social Worker -Trauma Recovery Services - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Master of Social Work
Company: Oklahoma City VA Medical Center
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Senior Social Worker -Trauma Recovery Services - Oklahoma City,
VA Careers - Social Work:
This position involves compliance with all requirements for Joint
Commission and VACO. Also, the Social Worker participates in
program planning, process improvement, and evaluation of the
Behavioral Health Programs, follows guidance regarding the
assimilation and analysis of performance improvement data and
utilizes processes to meet the regulatory requirements of VACO
(e.g., SAIL data).
The Oklahoma City VAHCS is a tertiary care facility, classified as
a Clinical Referral Level III facility and is a teaching hospital
to medical and behavioral staff. Oklahoma City VAHCS is one of the
largest and most complex within the VA system. This position
requires independent and advanced decision making and provision of
services due to the types of services provided, i.e., Military
Sexual Trauma (MST), LGBTQ, and other individual trauma therapy.
The incumbent practices at an advanced and independent level, using
professional judgment and expertise to make decisions about routine
and emergent services and treatment provided to Veterans and their
Families. This requires specialized knowledge of mental health
emergencies, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment.
The social worker independently provides mental health services at
an independent and advanced practice level to the Veteran
population enrolled at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center Trauma
Recovery Services (TRS) Clinic. These Veterans often demonstrate
complex medical and mental health diagnoses (for example PTSD, SUD,
TBI, and/or comorbid disorders) that require expert diagnostic
skills, judgment, and treatment. In addition, many veterans
demonstrate difficulty with readjustment to civilian life. Services
include individual and group therapy, psychoeducational groups,
crisis intervention, advocacy, high quality case management
services, outreach activities, and coordination of linkages to
other appropriate VA or community service providers / agencies as
needed by the patient. This is accomplished in collaboration with
other members of the TRS Program or other interdisciplinary
treatment teams such as BHIP.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Irregular
tours and/or Saturday work may be required.
Compressed/Flexible: May be available
Telework: Telework eligible in accordance with agency policy
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Functional Statement #: Senior Social Worker -Trauma Recovery
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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