This position is not eligible for EDRP nor Recruitment Incentive. DUTY STATION: The duty station is at the Jefferson Barracks Division however, the duty station may be changed to one or multiple associated VAMC locations within the metropolitan St. Louis, MO area based on the needs of the medical center. The incumbent is a social worker whose duties and responsibilities are assigned to the Extended Care & Rehabilitation Service (ECRS) Line for the Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services (VDHCBS), Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), Homemaker/Home Health Aid (H/HHA) Chore and Community (In-Home) Respite Care Programs. THE FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Provides a program of outreach to identify and locate veterans in need of home care. Outreach is to include communication and coordination with the VA Medical Center, other governmental and private community health and social service agencies. Responsible for completing Case Mix Reviews and clinical oversight of veterans enrolled to the H/HHA and VDHBCS programs. Home visits may be made on a regular basis after the pandemic. Ability to drive and complete home visits independently is required. Responsible for resolving veteran/family/agency concerns related to VA provided care and will contact supervisor as needed for major issues. Participate with the interdisciplinary treatment team for clinical assessment for program admission. Coordinate the provision of comprehensive health care services to veterans, will ensure equity of access, service, and benefits to this population. Conduct training for staff, students and community providers regarding issues, will provide education, information and liaison with resources for veterans in the community. Responsible for the implementation of written program policies and procedures that are based on coherent empirical and theoretical rationale and are consistent with patient rights, and the maintenance of comprehensive written patient progress notes. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599098200
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