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Social Worker - PACT KFallsCBOC

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
US Citizens and Status Candidates Permanent Full Time
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1297594 (Include # on all documents)
This position is located in the Social Work Services Department of the Mental Health Care Line at the Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC) Klamath Falls Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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U. S. Citizenship Must pass pre-employment examination English Language Proficiency required Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required Background and-or Security Investigation required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Position is located in the __ Social Work Service at the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics Klamath Falls Oregon Outpatient Clinic. The position is aligned to the Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) and is responsible for assessment, planning and provision of case management services in the CBOC's and Primary Care Teams at the Klamath Falls Community Outpatient Clinic. The incumbent coordinates a variety of activities including outreach, interdisciplinary activities, psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, consultation/education to medical center staff and community based service providers, the collection and maintenance of statistical data, program planning evaluation and modification, and the supervisor of student interns may be assigned.
Basic Requirements: Masters Degree: social work. Must fulfill all of the requirements for the master's degree in social work in a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
License Requirement: Be licensed or certified at the Master's Level to independently practice social work in a state.
_For grade GS-12 level Senior Social Worker/Program Coordinators_
Experience, Education and Licensure. Senior Social Workers have experience that demonstrates possession of advanced practice skills and judgment. At least two years should be in an area of specialized social work practice. 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, 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). 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.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
References : Input applicable reference and links. For example: VA Handbook 5005/23, Part II, Appendix F7, SOCIAL WORKER QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated February 2009, and OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions ( or you may use the following generic citation) VA Handbook 5005 available in the local Human Resources Office and OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions .
Basic Requirements : Masters Degree: social work. Must fulfill all of the requirements for the master's degree in social work in a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Must be licensed or certified at the Master's Level _to independently practice_ social work in a state.
VA may waive the licensure and/or certification requirement for persons who are otherwise qualified, pending completion of state prerequisites for examinations. VA Social Workers who are not licensed at time off appointment must be licensed or certified at the Master's Level, _within 3 yrs of their appointment_ as a social worker _or_1 year from the day they meet the full requirements of the state for licensure or certification.
Your application, r sum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
Veterans' Preference:
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or r sum . Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please .
To apply for this position , you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your R sum
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is easier, faster, and provides more information as applications are processed.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, simply reapply through your account in USAJOBS. After applying, return to USAJOBS ( ) to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire .
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this cover using the following Vacancy ID 1297594.
2. Fax your documents to .
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume.
2. Online Questionnaire if applicable.
3. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available ).
4. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action . (required).
5. Transcripts
6. License
After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us .
This position will be filled on a full-time permanent basis. Upon completing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

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