The Clovis VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Clovis, New Mexico is recruiting for a Social Worker (MHICP). This position is in the Mental Health Care Service Line & under the immediate supervision of the Chief, Mental Health Service or designee. Please note, this position is being re-announced to solicit for additional applicants. Applicants who previously applied are encouraged to update their application package during the re-announcement. The Social Worker is a member of this multidisciplinary treatment team and will participate in all aspects of the mental health/substance use disorder programs and is responsible for the delivery of treatment to Veterans. Completes an initial, comprehensive assessment and provides resources and referrals based on this assessment. Develops appropriate treatment plan. Develops an effective intervention utilizing treatment matching to insure best outcome for individual. Provides counseling, guidance, support and other assistance as identified. Assists clients in individual and/or family counseling. Provides referrals to VA and community resources. Addresses comprehensive needs of clients including those with serious psychiatric instability. Implements motivational and counseling skills to encourage clients to utilize effective interventions. Establishes a continuing relationship with the client, evaluating progress towards goals, performing follow-up after referral or if the client misses a counseling session, and adjusts treatment plan as needed. Monitors client's progress, maintains comprehensive case documentation, and assesses effectiveness of treatment and adjusts interventions accordingly. Provides psychoeducation to Veteran and family to assist with greater understanding of illness and treatment expectations. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Alternate schedules may be necessary to meet the needs of the organization.) Compressed Schedule: Available Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Telework: Not eligible Virtual: Not virtual Incentives: Not authorized This is a bargaining unit position.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.