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  August 22, 2017 - 14h27 | Français 
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Source : USAJOBS
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Department Of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Senior Social Worker (Suicide Prevention Coordinator)

Reference number:  468251400
Partner reference:  468251400
Publication date:  > 20 days
Salary:  52355
Requirements
Working experience
Qualifications required:  Qualifications Basic Requirements U.S. Citizenship: Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Have a Master's degree in social work from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.Licensure: This position requires you to provide independent clinical social work assessments unsupervised. In order to work independently you must possess a license at the independent level. (Required)
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. GRADE DETERMINATIONS: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met to determine grade level of the position:GS-12: In addition to meeting all basic requirements, at least 2 years of professional social work experience this experience must have been in a clinical setting and must have demonstrated the potential to perform advanced assignments independently. Their experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively more professional competency. They may 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. PROOF OF AND COPY OF ADVANCED PRACTICE LICENSE MUST BE PROVIDED. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs in below:1. Advanced knowledge of and mastery of theories and modalities used in the specialized treatment of complex physical or mental illness. Ability to incorporate complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment of veteran patients, including making psychosocial and psychiatric diagnoses within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice. Ability to determine priority for services and provide specialized treatment services. 2. Advanced and expert 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 interventions used in the treatment of veterans with polytraumatic injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc. 3. Advanced knowledge and expert skill 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. Ability to coordinate the delivery of specialized psychosocial services and programs. Ability to design system changes based on empirical findings. 4. Ability to provide subject matter consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of patients treated in the specialty area, rendering professional opinions based on experience and expertise and role modeling effective social work practice skills. Ability to teach and mentor staff and students in the specialty area of practice and to provide supervision for licensure or for specialty certifications. 5. Ability to expand clinical knowledge in the profession, demonstrating innovation in the creation of new models of psychosocial assessment or intervention to identify and address specialized clinical needs. Ability to write policies, procedures, and/or practice guidelines pertaining to the specialty population or specialty treatment program.References: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in VA Handbook 5005/50, Part II; Appendix G39 dated 2/29/2012, Qualification Standard Social Worker GS-185. 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. Physical Requirements: Positions are mostly sedentary in nature. Some may require operation of motor vehicle; Mental and emotional stability; Working closely with others; working alone; working protracted or irregular hours
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Seattle, Washington

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