The Medical Foster Home (MFH) Program Coordinator is a social worker who is responsible for maximizing psychosocial quality of life issues in order to assist veterans to remain in their home or in a less restrictive level of care other than nursing home, and keep them out of the hospital as often as possible. The incumbent also will provide case management support to Community Residential Care programs and other VACHS non-institutional programs with high quality clinical treatment and advocacy. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate linkage with appropriate VA and Community service providers and agencies as needed by the customer. This is accomplished in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team as appropriate. The overall function of the Medical Home Program at VA Caribbean Healthcare System that include POPC/MOPC. The incumbent is in charge of program development, and development of foster homes, recruitment and placement of veterans residents, case management, development of policies and care processes, and coordination with HBPC interdisciplinary treatment teams. The work may require assisting physically disabled veteran, and may not be limited to: Day-to-day work involves sitting, walking, standing and carrying light objects such as medical records. Work is typically performed in a clinical setting that exposes the incumbent to the communicable diseases common of the customer population. Some work is performed outside the medical center campus, where the environment cannot be controlled. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598691000
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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.