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Senior Social Worker - Claremore, Oklahoma - Social Worker

Company: Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center
Location: Claremore
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Social Worker - Claremore, Oklahoma
Duties



  • Implements VHA directives and VISN initiatives for the Outpatient MH clinic located in the Vinita CBOC.
  • Collects Veteran information as needed for data analysis of the workload in the OMH clinic and management of access within the provider clinics.
  • Screens Veterans referred to the OMH program and facilities clinical discussions with providers both within OMH and other treatment teams.
  • Maintains data tracking of all consults and urgent/emergent patient presentations.
  • Coordinates clinical coverage for unexpected provider absences related to patient needs during the absences.
  • Participates in program planning and development, advising the OMH Team Leader of shifting trends with workload of the CBOC and identifying the need for and making recommendations for program procedure or policy changes based on work experiences, VA National Handbooks, VA National Calls, CARF, Joint Commission and local Behavioral Health policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes results from patient satisfaction surveys to improve programming.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships within and between departments within the VA and agencies and providers external to the VA.
  • Participates in MH National calls and participates in other relevant conference calls and/or meetings as assigned.
  • Takes responsibility for improving professional skills, participating in planning and executing specific staff development projects, attending seminars and institutes and participating in training programs as needed or assigned.
  • Provides feedback to Service Chiefs and Team Leaders, distributes and manages work flow, ensures compliance with program standards, and keeps supervisor informed about the program's progress in meeting relevant performance goals.
  • Provides a full range of services within the Social Work Scope of Practice based on Veteran needs, acuity level, and preferences for care.
  • Utilizes various treatment modalities such as individual psychotherapy, casework, community organization and community outreach activities to alleviate or remove problems that interfere with the Veteran's ability to improve functional levels.
  • Coordinates care by assuring Veterans are seen in a timely manner and are referred and seen for comprehensive service delivery, and linking and referring Veterans to the VA Medical Center, VA Regional Offices and/or community agencies if warranted.
  • Works with other clinical programs (including inpatient and outpatient providers) that share in the care of the Veteran in pursuit of programmatic and treatment goals, maintains effective working relationships with other professional and administrative personnel throughout the healthcare system and the community.
  • Documents all client contacts in progress notes in a complete, confidential and professional manner to ensure information about clients is shared with other VA staff.
  • Reviews and enters progress notes and treatment plans on a regular basis as prescribed in the program's handbook and policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Keywords: Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center, Tulsa , Senior Social Worker - Claremore, Oklahoma - Social Worker, Other , Claremore, Oklahoma

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