Social Worker (Program Coordinator) Job in Wichita, Kansas – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Social Worker (Program Coordinator) in Wichita, Kansas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Social Worker (Program Coordinator) – Wichita, Kansas
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 353464
Start Date: 10/29/2020
End Date: 11/12/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, . Basic Requirements: U.S. Citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency. Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G39. Education. Applicants must possess 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 the 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. Applicants can verify CSWE accreditation for a master’s of social work by going to Licensure. Applicants at this grade level must be licensed or certified by a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia to practice social work at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. Experience: In addition to the basic requirements above, applicants at this grade level and assignment must have at least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. Experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively more professional competency. Candidates may have certification or other post-master’s degree training from a national recognized professional organization or university that includes a defined curriculum/course of study and internship, or equivalent supervised professional experience. In addition to the basic experience requirement, applicants must also demonstrate all of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): (a) Skill in coordinating and implementing one or more specialty program(s) across the facility; (b) Skill in local policy and practice development, procedures, and/or practice guidelines for the program as prescribed by the program handbook or national directive; (c) Skill in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting multiple deadlines, and evaluating assigned program areas; (d) Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to further program goals and enhance patient centered care; (e) Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties including assignment of work to be performed; performance evaluations; and selection of staff, training, and recommendation of awards, advancements, and when appropriate, disciplinary action; (f) Ability to oversee the fiscal matters of the functions supervised (including fund controls, contracts, and equipment expenditures), forecast resource and equipment needs, and administer the allocated budget; and (g) Knowledge of organizational structure and impact on program operations. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-39 Social Work Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Driver’s License Requirement: This position requires driving a government vehicle to perform the duties of the position; therefore, a current, valid state driver’s license is required. Should you be selected for this position, a driver’s license verification will be performed with issuing state of your license. Physical Requirements: Must be able to physically and mentally perform the duties of the position under normal and emergent conditions. Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices); heavy carrying (15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking or standing up to 4 hours per day; repeated bending up to 1-2 hours per day; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; near vision correctable; hear (aid permitted). Selectee will need to pass a pre-employment driving physical through Occupational/Employee Health to transport Veterans in a government vehicle.

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