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Social Worker (Program Coordinator) – Shreveport, Louisiana
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 503904Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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. Education: Must posses 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. Licensure: Applicants must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. Preferred Experience: Experience with Inpatient Medical Discharge Planning. Grade Determinations:
GS-12: In addition to the basic requirements, candidates must possess one year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively more professional competency. Candidates must have certification or other post-master’s degree 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 addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs). Knowledge of program coordination and administration which includes consultation, negotiation, and monitoring. (b) Knowledge and ability to write policies, procedures, and/or practice guidelines for the program. Ability to supervise multidisciplinary staff assigned to the program. Skill in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting multiple deadlines, and evaluating assigned program area(s). Ability to provide training, orientation, and guidance within clinical practice. References: VA Handbook 5005/120 Part II Appendix G39 dated September 10, 2019 Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15 – 44 pounds), moderate carrying (15 – 44 pounds), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, walking (up to 4 hours), standing (up to 4 hours), near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4, 20/40 in each eye with or without correction, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted).
Environmental Factors: Working closely with others, outside and inside.
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