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Outreach Coordinator Healthcare For Homeless Veterans Hchv Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

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Location:
Saint Louis, MO
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
STL-T38H-17-EG-1996125-BU
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Outreach Coordinator Healthcare For Homeless Veterans Hchv Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Outreach Coordinator Healthcare For Homeless Veterans Hchv Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Vacancy No. STL-T38H-17-EG-1996125-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $72,651.00 to $94,449.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/10/2017 Close Date 8/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
SAINT LOUIS, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-10 to 2017-08-30

  • Salary

    $72,651 to $94,449 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Series

    0185 Social Work

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    STL-T38H-17-EG-1996125-BU

  • Control number

    476223900

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

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. 

The VA St Louis Health Care System is a 2 campus, full-service tertiary referral center providing advanced inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, as well as over 65 subspecialty areas, including the VA's busiest interventional cardiac program, interventional radiology and radiation oncology.

DUTY STATION: The duty station is at the Hope Center at the John Cochran Division however, the duty station may be changed to one or multiple associated VAMC locations within the metropolitan St. Louis, MO area based on the needs of the medical center.

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.   

 

THIS IS AN EXTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT: IF YOU ARE A CURRENT FACILITY EMPLOYEE, VA-WIDE EMPLOYEE OR OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY EMPLOYEE, THEN YOU MUST APPLY UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT: STL-T38H-17-1995776-BU

Duties

The Outreach Coordinator for VA Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program is responsible for coordination of direct and indirect outreach services, including to the rural counties surrounding the St. Louis City and county. The duty station is at the Hope Center located at the John Cochran Division.

Duties included, but not limited to:

·  The Outreach Coordinator serves as an advocate for Homeless Veterans issues, working across departments to assess and address barriers to care including but not limited leading projects to expand access or benefits that would directly and indirectly enhance care for Homeless Veterans.

· The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for data collection to support VA strategic planning tools, administrative record keeping, and monitoring patient or program clinical indicators, thresholds, and performance measurements for the HCHV Outreach program.

· The Outreach Coordinator develops working relationships with various community agencies and other governmental agencies, often serving as the VA liaison or primary contact person, serves as liaison for unsheltered Veterans across HOPE programs to support best practice continuum of care processes.

· The Outreach Coordinator serves as coach, facilitator and/or negotiator in coordinating HCHV team rural outreach initiatives. Utilizes various treatment modalities, including evidence-based practices for individual and group work, casework, community, organization, and community outreach activities to remove problems that interfere with homeless veterans' ability to achieve independence.    

· Interviews potential clients, confirms eligibility and attempts to complete a psychosocial assessment and make a psychological diagnosis as appropriate, and interprets and explains the VA's treatment and benefit programs. Evaluates the veterans' situation, abilities, and capabilities, and arrives at a reasoned conclusion including an assessment of vulnerability and prioritization for admission into contract housing or case management.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Outreach Coordinator for Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPENED TO U.S.CITIZENS

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Elaine Garnett
Phone: (314)652-4100x63577

Address

VHA St Louis HCS
Human Resources
05-JB
St Louis
MO


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


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