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 Roseburg PTSD MHRRTP is an inpatient residential program providing behavioral healthcare services to Veterans needing treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Evidence based, recovery-oriented treatment is provided to eligible Veterans of all ages who desire an improved quality of life. The MHRRTP provides a range of structured treatment services that include group therapy, educational groups/classes, recreational therapy activities, and individual/family therapy. The Social Worker at the Roseburg MHRRTP provides evidence-based psychotherapy services (individual and group, etc.), and case management services to Veterans with evidence-based psychotherapy services to Veterans with PTSD and co-occurring disorders. The Social Worker is expected to be familiar with PTSD and evidenced-based treatments and treatment planning to include Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) and/or Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and provide these and other approved therapies. While not required for this position, experience and training with EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for SUD (CBT-SUD) and/or Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) is desirable. Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing with people from varied backgrounds. Serves as a liaison between Veterans and/or their families and VA and community resources in order to ensure thorough delivery of services. Possess knowledge and ability to independently implement treatment modalities, provide counseling and/or supportive groups for Veterans and families. Provides consultation and education to Veterans and their families regarding community resources, VA benefits, specialty programs, and advance directives. This includes the incumbent's knowledge of the process for accessing and/or coordinating community-based services, including information and referral for additional services from other VA programs, other government programs, and community programs. Provides consultation to other treatment team and staff members regarding psychosocial needs of Veterans and/or their families and the impact of the identified psychosocial problems on the Veteran's health care planning, compliance with treatment, and discharge planning. Possess skills and knowledge to provide case management services to Veterans and their families throughout the continuum of care. The incumbent will be able to appropriately utilize principles of human growth and development over the life span and will be able to assist Veterans in coping with the loss and grief experiences from disability and terminal illness. Addresses Advance Directives and Organ Donation in accordance with the standards of their work area. Documents social work interventions and activities in patient's clinical record utilizing CPRS and ensure appropriate hand off when transferring of patient care. Participates in peer review process, as deemed necessary by the service manager. Participates in a rotation of on-call social workers, including modification of tour of duty to accommodate patient care needs on weekends. Participates in Evidenced Based Therapy trainings, as deemed necessary by the service manager. Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 0800-1630; tour may include occasional evenings and weekends. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required We're looking for a compassionate, energetic individual ready to join our team and make a meaningful contribution to our nation's Veterans at our dynamic, 22 bed RRTP facility in beautiful Roseburg, Oregon
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.