Job Title:Social Worker
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-13-122-JLM-EC833241
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|$47,448.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Wednesday, February 20, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|3 vacancies in the following location:|
Denver, CO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 833241 (Include # on all documents)
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.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. 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.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
NOTE: The full performance level of this position is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-09 to GS-11. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate. Unlicensed Social Workers will be placed on a temporary appointment pending receipt of a qualifying state license to practice social Work.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
The Social Worker practices as part of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) which delivers primary care to Veteran patients in a longitudinal rather than episodic fashion and which has as its focus: prevention; health promotion, coordination and chronic disease management. The GS-09 entry level Social Worker has less than one year of post-MSW experience and is not yet licensed or certified at the independent practice level. The Social Worker must be working toward completion of prerequisites for licensure or certification. The GS-11 Social Worker functions at the full performance level which requires completion of a minimum of 1 year of post-MSW degree experience and licensure or certification in a state at the independent practice level. The incumbent will adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics.
- U. S. Citizenship.
- English language proficiency required.
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
- Background and/or security investigation required.
- Designated and or Random Drug Testing required.