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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Local Recovery Coordinator Job in FRESNO, CA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Local Recovery Coordinator Job in FRESNO, CA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $72,168.00 to $93,821.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/1/2017 Close Date 12/15/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    12/01/2017 to 12/15/2017

  • Salary

    $72,168 to $93,821 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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?

    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.  Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

    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.

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    VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) in Fresno has an immediate opening for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the Mental Health Service. The Local Recovery Coordinator (LRC) serves to assist in implementation of policies and procedures from the National Recovery Coordinator (NRC) and to facilitate implementation of recovery oriented services in Mental Health programs, which includes education of providers and Veterans and their families on recovery and evaluation of implementation efforts.
     LRC functions as a champion and advocate for the recovery model, while also serving as a recovery ombudsman to the Mental Health Service Chief, program managers, and staff on recovery and implementation of recovery oriented services.
    Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Advises Mental Health Service Chief on filling peer support specialist positions and serves as a consultant to peer support specialists.
    • Assists with VA regional or local recovery oriented trainings, meetings, or conferences as needed.
    • Serves as a Mental Health Liaison to the facility Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council.
    • Provides an annual report on implementation progress to the VISN Recovery Coordinator (CR) and the NRC. Other reports will also be prepared as requested.
    • Meets quarterly via conference calls with other VISN LRCs to coordinate a network response to recovery implementation and implementation of VACO policies and procedures related to recovery.
    • Participates in facility Mental Health leadership meetings and policy planning groups.
    • Provides administrative oversight and completion of appropriate actions in accordance with SAIL metrics and metrics associated with discharge and follow-up from inpatient psychiatry.

    LRCs are also expected to spend a percentage of their time (but no more than 25%) engaged in direct clinical services providing recovery oriented care to seriously mentally ill veterans.
    May be assigned the responsibility for providing coordination within the VISN and serving as a Point of Contact to the National Recovery Coordinator and National Recovery Advisory Committee.

    Work Schedule: Monday Through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (Some evening/weekend hours may be required)
    Functional Statement Title/#: Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Local Recovery Coordinator/2938-0
    Does not require a financial disclosure.
    PCS/Relocation Allowances are not authorized.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485736700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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