Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Transplant Program Coordinator

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Transplant Program Coordinator's primary focus is social work to help veterans achieve the goal of a successful transplant.

This includes helping the veteran and their families to understand the non-medical problems, challenges„ and changes that transplant brings. The transplant social worker provides support, education, and counseling throughout the transplant process and completes a thorough psychosocial evaluation of the candidate’s emotional, social, housing and financial resources that may adequately support or not support a successful transplant. They counsel the veterans and their families before, during and after the transplant.

The transplant social worker is an important member of the transplant team, attending transplant clinics, selection committee meetings and multidisciplinary meetings. It is also the responsibility of the transplant social worker to arrange lodging in the community for both the veteran and their families and to keep monthly lodging reports.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureFor more information, call 412-360-6280.
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
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 - Transplant Program Coordinator
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Medical Social Work (LH-6300.5500)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Transplant Patients (YF-6000.8000-850)
Veterans (YN-9000)