This position is located within the Orlando VA Healthcare System, which provides a state-of-the-art continuum of services, education and resources to caregivers of Veterans with complex needs in the Infusion Clinic specialty medical area at the Lake Baldwin Outpatient Clinic located in Winter Park, FL. The incumbent has advanced knowledge of and mastery of theories and modalities used in the specialized treatment of complex physical or mental illness. Performs specialized treatment of complex physical or mental illness. Incorporates complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment of veteran patients, including making psychosocial and psychiatric diagnoses within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice. Demonstrates the ability to determine priority for services and provide specialized treatment services. Has advanced and expert skill in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities used in specialty treatment programs or with special patient populations. Includes individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy and advanced level psychosocial and/or case management interventions used in the treatment of veterans with Cancer or other oncology related diagnosis. Develops and implements methods for measuring effectiveness of social work practice and services in the medical specialty area of Oncology, utilizing outcome evaluations to improve treatment services. Demonstrates the ability to design changes based on empirical findings. Offers consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of patients treated in the specialty area of Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant, rendering professional opinions based on experience and expertise and role modeling effective social work practice skills. Demonstrates the ability to teach and mentor staff and students in the special area of practice and to provide supervision for licensure or specialty certifications. Works with students to develop training plans and goals. Regularly assesses student's progress toward training goals and student's overall performance. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD00000F Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.