Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Primary Care Social Work Program: University Drive/Heinz
Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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Description of Service
Social workers in primary care are a part of the VA Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) initiative which involves a comprehensive approach to care in conjunction with other medical center disciplines.
Social workers provide comprehensive clinical social work intervention with patients, families, and caregivers. Types of interventions include, but are not limited to, psychosocial support intervention, crisis intervention, risk assessments, advance directive education and preparations, resource identification/linkage (both VA and non-VA), placement procurement into nursing homes for those patients requiring skilled care, respite placements, transportation resources, assistance with homeless needs and advocacy within the VA system for our patients.
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
You 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.
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Pittsburgh, PA 15240
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VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255