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Social Worker Inpatient Psychiatric Unit 3l Job in JACKSON, MS

Social Worker Inpatient Psychiatric Unit 3l Job in JACKSON, MS

Vacancy No. VA-18-JB-2027768-HT38-BU 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 12/29/2017 Close Date 1/22/2018
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    12/29/2017 to 01/22/2018

  • Salary

    $72,168 to $93,821 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    “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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    The incumbent is responsible for the management coordination and provision of social work services to veterans and their families on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit of the Jackson VAMC. The incumbent is responsible for completing psychosocial history and assessments, advance directives, treatment planning, case management, individual, family and group counseling and coordination of discharge plans for veterans admitted to the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit.

    ·        Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

    ·        The incumbent will conduct psychosocial assessments to determine needs of veterans and family members.

    ·        The incumbent is an active participant in the treatment planning process with other disciplines.

    ·        The incumbent will participate in discharge planning with other disciplines and will be responsible for ensuring that discharge plans are executed in a manner that is timely and appropriate.

    ·        The incumbent will provide individual family and group counseling as appropriate.

    ·        The incumbent will provide consultation/education to veterans and families on community resources, advance directives and VA benefits.

    ·        The incumbent will act as a consultant to other team/staff members.

    ·        The incumbent will provide consultation/education to medical residents on social work practice and VA policy and procedure.

    ·        The incumbent will act as liaison between VA and community resources, to include marketing and public relation duties as needed.

    ·        The incumbent will provide case management to veterans and families, as needed, throughout the continuum of care.

    Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday – Friday;   7:30am – 4:00pm Tuesday- Saturday;  Sunday- Thursday 7:30am- 4:00pm (Flexible) weekends as needed

    Functional Statement Title/#: Social Worker; GS-0185-12 3L

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to current permanent VA Nationwide employees and permanent Federal employees of other Agencies

    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/487593300. 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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