Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Social Work Program

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's University Drive Social Work Program provides comprehensive social work interventions to those patients and caregivers within the acute care setting including: medical, surgical, intensive care units, and the emergency department.

Services include: comprehensive assessment and discharge planning, patient /caregiver education, psychosocial support, crisis intervention, grief counseling, and assistance with medical decision making.

Social Work Facilitates referrals to both VA and community resources to maximize post discharge support for patient and caregivers. Social Work also provides a wide range of clinical support services within the Same Day Procedures Unit, 23 Hour Observation Unit, Rainbow Team, Radiation/Oncology, Infectious Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Renal, GEM, the Transplant Program, Primary Care, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program, VIST/Low Vision Program, and within inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureFor more information call 412-360-6646.
Helpful TipsPharmacy Hotline
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
866-400-1242

Prescription Refills
412-822-3140
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24-hour medical facility.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 University Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Main Phone 412-822-2222
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Fax 412-360-6789
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov/about/university-drive.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Social Work Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Referrals (RR-8500.4500)
Medical Social Work (LH-6300.5500)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Veterans (YN-9000)