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Job Title: Senior Social Worker-Caregiver Support Program(PCGSS)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Hines, IL
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 10/21/2020
Expire Date: 12/10/2020
Job Categories: Social Services, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Counseling, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Senior Social Worker-Caregiver Support Program(PCGSS)
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Must be proficient in spoken and written English. A GS-12 Senior Social Worker has a master's degree in Social Work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) The Senior Social Worker must have at least two years of experience post advanced practice clinical licensure and should be in an area of specialized social work practice, such as providing services to caregivers of Veterans. Senior Social Workers must be licensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level which included an ASWB advanced generalist or clinical examination.(PROVIDE COPY) IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING GS-12 GRADE REQUIREMENTS: EXPERIENCE: Must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively more professional competency. Experience should include being administratively responsible for a clinical program providing treatment to patients in a major specialty providing direct patient care services, managing the daily operation of the program, developing policies and, and preparing reports and statistics for facility, VISN, and national use. Applicants must also meet the Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below: 1 - Skill in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities used in specialty treatment programs or with special patient populations. This includes individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy and advanced level psychosocial and/or case management.
2 - Ability to incorporate complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice.
3 - Knowledge in developing and implementing methods for measuring effectiveness of social work practice and services in the specialty area, utilizing outcome evaluations to improve treatment services and to design system changes.
4 - Ability to provide specialized consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of patients in the service delivery area, as well as role modeling effective social work practice skills.
5 - Ability to expand clinical knowledge in the social work profession, and to write policies, procedures, and/or practice guidelines pertaining to the service delivery area.
6 - Skill in program development and coordination; communicating effectively with internal and external customers and non-technical audiences. References: VA Handbook, 5005/23, Part II, Appendix G39 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Position requires walking throughout the clinic and/or Medical Center, standing for extended periods of time, and involves sitting at a computer and in counsel and consultation with Veterans and interdisciplinary teams. Position will require travel into the community to meet with Veterans, Caregivers, and community agencies and partners who aid, help, and provide support to the Caregiver Support Program. This position also requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/582149400?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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