This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The VA Northern California Healthcare System is currently recruiting for a Senior Social worker for the General Mental Health Program (GM) in the Mental Health Service at the Redding, CA location. Telework, if approved, would be on a regularly scheduled basis, but this is not a virtual or remote position. A relocation/recruitment incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Assesses crisis situations, formulates crisis plans, provides crisis interventions and follow up intervention services, developing individualized treatment plans, with particular regard for addressing situations related to harm to self, others or grave disability. Provides specialized services for complex patients with service delivery to include intake evaluation, diagnostic assessments, psychotherapy and patient education. Develops person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment plans to address the complex mental health needs of patients, with measurable goals outlined. Conducts timely health care screenings and completes clinical reminders for all patients. Completes all clinical charting and documentation. Completes clinical reminders for all patients. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Telework, if approved, would be on a regularly scheduled basis, but this is not a virtual or remote position. This announcement has been extended for a wider pool of applicants.
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