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Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor Vet Center Director Job in MENLO PARK, CA

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Location:
MENLO PARK, CA
Date:
12/11/2017
2017-12-112018-01-09
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Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor Vet Center Director Job in MENLO PARK, CA

Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor Vet Center Director Job in MENLO PARK, CA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $86,663.00 to $112,665.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/1/2017 Close Date 12/11/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
MENLO PARK, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    12/01/2017 to 12/11/2017

  • Salary

    $86,663 to $112,665 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

VK-18-MS-2025880

Control number

485614200

  • 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.

    The VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) consists of three inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Livermore, plus seven outpatient clinics in San Jose, Fremont, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, and Sonora. These facilities provide some of the world's finest medical care and cutting-edge technology.

    VAPAHCS is a teaching hospital with an affiliation with the Stanford University School of Medicine which provides a rich academic environment including medical training for physicians in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. Our Health Care System operates over 800 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary - all to serve more than 67,000 enrolled Veterans.

    You can learn more about VAPAHCS by visiting http://www.paloalto.va.gov/about  

    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.

    If you are not an internal employee (i.e., VA applicant located at the facility and/or Community Based Outpatient applicant) or VA Agency Wide employee, or current Federal employee, you should apply under the announcement VK-16-MS-1728476.

    Current VA and/or Federal employees must submit their SF-50, Notificaiton of Personnel Action, at the time of application.

    ***NOTE: Declining to be interviews, failure to respond/accept interview attempts, or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.***

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    Responsibilities

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

    POSITION TITLE/FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT NUMBER:  Supervisory Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor/Vet Center DirectorFUNCTIONAL STATMENT #0000000

    ***RELOCATION INCENTIVE/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE IS NOT AUTHORIZED **

    The incumbent conducts interviews and counseling with clients and provides social/psychological assessment and treatment to clients; crisis intervention and both short and long term services.  Refers clients to other programs and professionals.  Provides guidance and consultation to other team members conducting interviews, counseling, and therapy.  Refers cases requiring outpatient or inpatient treatment to the VA Medical Center or Outpatient Clinic or appropriate referral services.  The incumbent is responsible for establishing, maintaining and conducting outreach activities with veterans, community and service organizations, business and industry, professionals and the public.  Organizes both VA and non-VA resources and community services on behalf of veterans.  Provides psychodiagnostic testing and psychological assessment to those clients who display clinically severe or unusual psychological disturbances.  Personally conducts other client treatment; individual, group, conjoint and family therapy; biofeedback; relaxation training and other therapeutic intervention strategies.  Participates in conjoint emergency treatment with medical facility mental health personnel.  Develops and coordinates procedures and programs to facilitate optimum use of these resources and services by the hospital, by other agencies and by the individual members of the target group.  Develops and maintains understanding and working agreements with other organizations and individuals sharing responsibility for the welfare of these citizens in the same geographical area.  Possesses and maintains current and broad knowledge in management, program evaluation and theory and practice in delayed stress syndrome.  Provides direct marriage and family work intervention involving serious and complicated problems frequently encountered by veterans and their families or significant others.  Emphasizes the development of collaborative efforts among a variety of community resources in effort to resolve these problems.

    The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Provides indirect services to target groups through advocacy work and negotiations with other service agencies.
    • Maintains special responsibility for familiarity with and development of community health care (both public and private) resources within a defined geographical target area and for maximizing the efficient and effective use of these resources by the target group. 
    • Serves as a major resources and consultant to the hospital in regard to resources in this target area.  Provides direct service and assistance to hospital programs in order to facilitate optimum utilization of resources in the patient's re-entry into the community.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485614200. 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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