In this role, you will develop and maintain a good working rapport with intra-department personnel, other departments within the facility and outside community health, welfare and social agencies to ensure that social service programs can be properly maintained to meet the needs of the patients/residents.
In this role, the selected candidate will promote a positive working relationship between agency and corporate personnel; attend and participates in staff meetings, educational programs and community events, as requested.
The Senior Social Worker is assigned the Emergency Department with responsibility to provide direct services to Veterans and their families who present for services in this area in conjunction with follow-up as appropriate to inpatient areas.
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, assesses patients' psychosocial status, strengths and areas of need that may affect rehabilitation and optimal treatment outcomes as part of the comprehensive patient assessment.
The Supervisory Social Worker position is located within the Residential Care Section of the Behavioral Health Care Line (BHCL) on the Albuquerque Campus. The Supervisory Social Worker will be responsible for supervision of staff located on the Albuquerque campus, and the Gallup Residential location.