Tuesday , April 16 2024

Department of Veterans Affairs Jobs – Social Worker

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

The Social Worker will work for the Mental Health service at the Beckley VA Medical Center. The Social Worker (Generalist) will provide services to the veteran population enrolled at the Beckley VA Medical Center, outpatient Mental Health Clinic in need of individual and group psychotherapy treatment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interview veterans and their family members/significant others to establish facts about the veteran’s situation, presenting problems and their causes, and the impact of such problems on the veteran’s functioning and health as part of a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
  • Clinical diagnose using Diagnostic and Statistical Manual reserved for advanced practice level; otherwise, utilizes direction and clinical input of General Mental Health Manager and/or Mental Health Chief, to aid in psychosocial diagnosing.
  • Evaluate his/her practice on an on-going basis through participation in professional peer review, case conferences, research studies, or other organized means. Is active in and accepts responsibility for the development and maintenance of professional standards of treatment.
  • Provide guidance, emotional support, and other assistance as appropriate to encourage recovery.
  • Document independently in the medical records utilizing paper and/or electronic formats, including psychosocial assessments, diagnostics, treatment, progress notes, follow up, and referral.

Job Requirements:

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

Qualification & Experience:

  • Have a master’s degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Beckley, WV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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