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Patient Aligned Careteam Pact Lead Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

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Location:
Saint Louis, MO
Date:
02/15/2018
2018-02-152018-03-17
Job Code:
CBAM-10130926-18-EG
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Patient Aligned Careteam Pact Lead Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Patient Aligned Careteam Pact Lead Social Worker Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Vacancy No. CBAM-10130926-18-EG Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $74,075.00 to $96,297.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/8/2018 Close Date 3/1/2018
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
SAINT LOUIS, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    02/08/2018 to 03/01/2018

  • Salary

    $74,075 to $96,297 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

CBAM-10130926-18-EG

Control number

490910300

  • Duties

    Duties

    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 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.

    ATTENTION: CURRENT FACILITY EMPLOYEES, PERMANENT VA-WIDE EMPLOYEES, AND OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT A CURRENT/MOST RECENT 2018 SF-50 (NOTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ACTION) TO BE CONSIDERED. SF-50 MUST INDICATE STATUS (ie., TITLE, SERIES, GRADE, TYPE OF APPOINTMENT, POSITION OCCUPIED). "AWARD" SF-50's ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent serving as a Lead Case Manager at the GS-12 grade is administratively responsible for coordinating Social Work treatment through Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) in various locations. They provide direct patient care services in the program area and act as mentor for new employees and other PACT social workers.
    Functions includes, but not limited to:

    • Use a high level of skill in assessing and treating the complicated psychosocial problems of Veterans and their families/Significant others.
    • The social worker will coordinator with VA staff and community agencies to assist in problem solving as needed.
    • Have a high level of skill and expertise to establish and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with Veterans in the Primary Care Clinic and/or their families.
    • Have knowledge of the PACT team approach and the role of each health and allied health care team members as well as an understanding of the role of the social worker in the PACT model.
    • Independently complete thorough psychosocial assessments to determine the psychosocial functioning and needs of Veterans and/or their families.
    • Actively participate as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and actively participate through collaboration with Veterans and family as well as interdisciplinary treatment team members in the development and implementation of treatment goals and interventions.
    • Possess a working knowledge and experience in use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities, and treatment procedures, including acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses, substance abuse disorders, common medications and their effects, and medical terminology.
    • Have an understanding of caregiver stressors, ability to conduct caregiver assessment and provide appropriate caregiver specific interventions.
    • Provide consultation and education to Veterans and their families regarding community resources, VA benefits and specialty programs, and Advance Directives.
    • Possess knowledge and ability to independently implement treatment modalities and evidence based practices as well as provide education classes, and/or supportive groups for Veterans and families, including shared medical appointments.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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


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