Social Worker

Hibbing, MN
Jul 06, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for a Social Worker to serve at the Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Hibbing, MN and Ely, MN.
This position covers the Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Hibbing and Ely, MN. The Social Worker will be based at the Hibbing CBOC and is expected to travel a minimum of one day per week to the Ely CBOC. Travel to the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and other CBOCs will be required during the orientation period.


If you are a current Minneapolis VA Health Care System employee, please apply to announcement 10253390.

The incumbent's clinical duties are assigned to the Hibbing and Ely Minnesota Community Based Outpatient Clinics, under the Primary Care Patient Service Line of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System.
The Social Worker independently performs case finding functions and outreach, identifying and screening patients for psychosocial needs. Must possess the knowledge and ability to independently implement treatment modalities, provide counseling or psychotherapy for individuals, families and groups. Independently conducts psychosocial assessments, develops treatment plans in collaboration with the veteran/family and with the interdisciplinary treatment team.

Other duties include but not limited to:
- coordinates community-based services, including information and referral for additional services from other VA programs, other government programs and community agency programs.
- identifies high-risk patients and provides case management services.
- provides crisis intervention services, seeking to address the cause as well as the presenting complaint, coordinates family conferences and serves as liaison to family members. Has working knowledge and experience in use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures.

This position will be physically located in Hibbing, MN but will need to travel to the Ely Community Based Outpatient Clinic one day per week.
Work Schedule: Full Time, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. May be required to provide coverage for other Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 11