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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General Information
Description of ServiceSocial 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.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureFor more information, call 412-360-3143.
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.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 University Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Mailing Address 1 University Drive
Mail Attention To VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov
 
 
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 - Primary Care Social Work Program: University Drive/Heinz
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Medical Social Work (LH-6300.5500)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Veterans (YN-9000)