This position is located within Geriatrics and Extended Care Service, Maryland VA Healthcare System, Perry Point MD. The Senior Social Worker covers Medical Foster Home (MFH) and Homemaker/Home Health Aide (HHA) programs. The purpose of the MFH is to maintain Veterans in their community in a foster home setting. The HHA program is also devised to aide Veterans to remain in their personal homes. The incumbent makes independent practice and clinical decisions for Veterans served by both programs.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.