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Job opening: Social Worker (VDC Program Coordinator)

Salary: $91 056 - 118 369 per year
City: Beckley
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your SLRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Student Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the SLRP application.

Duties

VA Careers - Social Work: https://youtube.com/embed/enRhz_ua_UU Incumbent provides administrative, technical, budgetary monitoring and oversight necessary for accomplishing the H&CBC program coordination and management functions for the VDC program. The incumbent performs a wide range of services and provides technical assistance to state, local, and private agencies. Technical assistance provided to monitor activities and program reviews, and the development and analysis of information. The incumbent uses sound judgment in the interpretation of trends and patterns; the application of Federal guidelines; and the recommendation of program enhancements. The incumbent performs work related to the review, monitoring, analysis, planning and assessment of each program under his/her authority as well as quality improvement aspects. Responsible for key project activities related to the planning, development, and implementation of the project component. Incumbent initiates consultation with the Supervisor of Social Work Service, SW Chief, ADHC Program Manager, Chief of Community Care as well as with other authoritative resources at the Medical Center, such as Regional Counsel, and Fiscal Services in unusual and/or complex administrative and clinical problems. Incumbent serves as the Social Work Coordinator of the VDC program and provides administrative oversight and clinical responsibility for the VCD program. Incumbent is responsible for weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings and reports respective to each assigned program. Incumbent is also responsible for program reports to VISN and VACO for the coordinated programs. Develops and implements information systems to track service activities including visits, referrals, patient demographics, and patient satisfaction. Duties include ensuring Medical Center Memorandum compliance with the VDC program. As the Coordinator, incumbent is responsible for scheduling, organizing and inspecting of community provider facilities of each program respectively and completion of appropriate required reports and follow-up to ensure program operation. Incumbent is responsible for negotiating, facilitating and completing basic ordering agreements/contracts for the VDC. Incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation and application of VA guidelines to ensure standards maintained promote health, safety, welfare, and satisfaction of the Veteran receiving community services; coordination of annual inspections and appropriate oversight to ensure compliance with all VA guidelines; assurance of optimal qualitative/quantitative clinical program services via interdisciplinary collaboration, program development, and effective utilization of VA/community resources to provide appropriate services and patient advocacy. Work Schedule: 0800 - 1630 Telework: as determined by the Agency's policy Functional Statement #:00000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized SLRP Authorized: maybe authorized; contact the Keele Adams at [email protected] for more additional information Learn more Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Requirements

Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS. The basic requirements for employment as a VHA social worker are prescribed by statute in 38 U.S.C. § 7402(b)(9), as amended by section 205 of Public Law 106-419, enacted November 1, 2000. To qualify for appointment as a social worker in VHA, all applicants must meet the following: a. Citizenship. Be a citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g this part). b. Education. Have a master's degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Graduates of schools of social work that are in candidacy status do not meet this requirement until the School of Social Work is fully accredited. A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work. Verification of the degree can be made by going to http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation to verify that the social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a masters of social work. c. Licensure. Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-0185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level. Current state requirements may be found by going to http://vaww.va.gov/OHRM/T38Hybrid/. d. Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019, Employee Occupational Health Services. e. English Language Proficiency. Candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English to be appointed as authorized by 38 U.S.C. § 7403(f). Senior Social Worker, GS-12 1) Experience/Education. The candidate must have at least two years of experience post advanced practice clinical licensure and should be in a specialized area of social work practice of which, one year must be equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Senior social workers have experience that demonstrates possession of advanced practice skills and judgment. Senior social workers are experts in their specialized area of practice. Senior social workers may have certification or other post-masters training from a nationally recognized professional organization or university that includes a defined curriculum/course of study and internship or equivalent supervised professional experience in a specialty. (2) Licensure/Certification. Senior social workers must be licensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level which included an advanced generalist or clinical examination, unless they are grandfathered by the state in which they are licensed to practice at the advanced practice level (except for licenses issued in California, which administers its own clinical examination for advanced practice) and they must be able to provide supervision for licensure. (3) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, candidates must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: (a) 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. (b) Ability to incorporate complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice. (c) 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. (d) 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. (e) 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.

Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Education. Have a master's degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Graduates of schools of social work that are in candidacy status do not meet this requirement until the School of Social Work is fully accredited. A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work. Verification of the degree can be made by going to http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation to verify that the social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a masters of social work.

IMPORTANT:
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Contacts

  • Address Beckley VA Medical Center 200 Veterans Avenue Beckley, WV 25801 US
  • Name: Kerrie Sanders
  • Phone: 206-291-3717
  • Email: [email protected]

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