Tuesday , October 4 2022

Department of Veterans Affairs Jobs – Social Worker (BHIP)

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

This position is located at the Cheyenne Health Care System in Cheyenne, Wyoming and will provide a combination of General and Specialty Mental Health services assigned as a collaborative member of the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP)/Specialty Mental Health Services, providing high quality, collaborative, and coordinated mental and behavioral health care to Veterans within the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides interventions independently with Veterans and their families/caregivers who are experiencing a wide range of complicated medical, behavioral health, financial, legal, and psychosocial problems.
  • Independently formulates and implements a treatment plan in collaboration with the Veteran and families/caregivers when appropriate; participates in interdisciplinary review of ongoing treatment of assigned Veterans on an annual and as-needed basis.
  • Provides a range of interventions and treatment modalities which may include individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy, within scope of licensure.
  • Provides crisis intervention when indicated, including timely assessment of at-risk Veterans in crisis to identify immediate needs, evaluate risk, and initiate safety plan as appropriate.
  • Provides ongoing documentation of Veteran’s treatment progress using a psychosocial and behavioral framework.
  • Provides clinical case management and care coordination to facilitate appropriate delivery of health care services, incorporating complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment of Veterans.
  • Works collaboratively with Interdisciplinary Treatment Teams. Establishes and sustains collaborative relationship with BHIP and Specialty MH providers and other team members providing care to assigned Veterans.

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cheyenne, WY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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