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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-18-OTe-10115348-HT38-OCa Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $61,218.00 to $79,586.00 Grade 11 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/17/2018 Close Date 12/30/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    01/17/2018 to 12/30/2018

  • Salary

    $61,218 to $79,586 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 11

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Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    NOTE: Social Workers may be assigned to any VHA program and setting, such as inpatient or outpatient medicine, primary care, surgery, mental health, neurology, rehabilitation medicine, geriatrics, Compensation and Pension, tele-health, Vet Centers, and the VHA National Center for Organization Development.

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    Major duties include but are not limited to:

    • Provides educations and supportive services to Veterans and/or their families;
    • Provides a full range of psychosocial assessment services and psychiatric diagnoses of mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients;
    • Provides comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family and group psychotherapy;
    • Provides case management for complex patients within the assigned PCMHI panel of patients;
    • Provides consultation to professional staff within VA Medical Center at Memphis and to community providers, concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate treatment plans for patients;
    • Develops, implements and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for an assigned caseload of patients, including prompt completion of clinical reminders;
    • Serves as a Mental Health Treatment Coordinator (MHTC) for patients in the assigned PCMHI panel of patients;
    • Independently evaluates the client's situation, including the veteran's reaction to it and ability to deal with it, and arrives at a reasoned conclusion; and
    • The LCSW will support same-day access to mental health services for Veterans as deemed necessary by the service, in person and by telephone.
    Note: Provision of mental health treatment through Telehealth technology is considered a routine means of care delivery. Training modules will be completed within the first 60 days on duty. The required skills assessment will be completed at the first opportunity following completion of the training modules, as coordinated with the facility Telehealth Lead. All providers will deliver mental health care via Telemental Health technology as part of their regular duties.
    Note: The incumbent(s) will intermittently complete Compensation and Pension (C&P) Review Examinations as part of their regular duties, and are required to complete training modules to obtain VBA Examiner certification. Performance of C&P Examinations will only occur with the VBA mandated supervision of a Staff Psychologist or Staff Psychiatrist

    Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; however, working hours may be modified to support mental health clinics that extend prior to or after normal working hours, including weekends.
    Functional Statement Title/#: Social Worker - 000000
    Position Locations: Mental Health Service at the Memphis VA Medical Center
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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