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Primary Care Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Company: Valor Healthcare, Inc.
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Valor HealthcareOur mission is simple: to provide quality healthcare to America's veterans through our healing focus, indebted hearts, and tireless resolve. Valor Healthcare operates more than 50 VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in the United States as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Valor provides a full range of medical services to veterans through the operations of CBOCs, tailored to meet the specific needs of local VA medical centers. Our comprehensive set of services includes primary care, diagnostics, laboratory, telehealth, behavioral health, and more.Position SummaryUnder the supervision of the Director of Mental Health Services and/or a designated Psychiatrist, the Social Worker provides a variety of services including psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, short-term, solution focused counseling, education and referral for resources and benefits, and case management. Develops program content and organizes & leads activities planned to enhance social development of individual members and accomplishment of group goals. Collaborates with the core PACT Team (Primary Care Provider, RN and Medical Assistant) and expanded PACT Team including family/caregiver, VA, and community based services involved in developing the patient care plan.Core Responsibilities

  • Interview individual members to assess social and emotional capabilities.
  • Provides case management to Veterans and families as needed throughout the continuum of care.
  • Conducts group therapy (which may include PTSD groups; weight management; anger management & coping skills, grieving; and personal interactions).
  • Helps members through group experience to develop attitudes and social skills for improved family relations and community responsibility.
  • Addresses issues such as advance directives and organ donation in accordance with acceptable standards.
  • Inputs all patients' information into VISTA/CPRS.
  • Provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, wellness, related health issues and healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Maintains confidentiality of veterans' data and information.
  • Complies with all VA and company training requirements.
  • Fulfill compliance requirements of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Joint Commission (JC), Environment of Care (EOC) oversight, lab compliance and other related items.
  • Remain focused on achieving excellent clinical outcomes through the specified VA guidelines.
  • Must provide excellent customer service to each veteran and his/her family, both in person and over the phone, as well as to fellow colleagues and clinic visitors.
  • Participate in the clinic's outreach events to help support the clinic's enrollment. initiatives.
  • Support patient enrollment and retention in appointments, follow-up visits or nurse visits.
  • Embrace and support new initiatives, whether clinical or operational.. Requirements:Qualifications
    • Master's degree, or higher, in Social Work from a program registered by the Department of Education is required, with specific training dealing with adult patients.
    • Must comply with and maintain all requirements for a valid, unrestricted LCSW/MSW (or equivalent) license in the state of desired employment, or in any U.S. state or territory, depending on VA contractual requirements.
    • Minimum of 1-3 years' post-master direct counseling experience with adult patients. Specific requirements could vary based on individual VA contract.
    • Proven mastery of advanced sociological, psychological, and mental health care related interventions and issues.
    • Must be credentialed and remain in good standing through the Veterans Health Administration (VA).
    • Current certification in Basic Life Support (must be renewed periodically as specified by the certifying agency - AHA valid for two years, e.g.) and in ACLS as specified by individual VAMC contract
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
    • Strong computer skills, including EMR experience
    • Energetic and optimistic demeanor
    • This is considered a safety sensitive position.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Valor Healthcare, Inc., Lafayette , Primary Care Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Healthcare , Franklin, Louisiana

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