Job Overview


 Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1013127

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?

NOTE:  The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade.  The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

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.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.


As a social worker you will independently provide Mental Health services at an advanced practice level to the Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) veteran population enrolled at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center. These veterans often demonstrate complex medical and mental health diagnoses (for example PTSD, SUD, TBI, and/or comorbid disorders) that require expert diagnostic skills, judgment and treatment. Services include but are not limited to the following:

·         Screening/Assessment.

·         Make DSMV Diagnoses.

·         Treatment Planning/Goal Setting.

·         Provide Treatment.

·         Refer to Service Providers.

·         Resource Usage/Development.

·         Advocacy.

·         Crisis Intervention.

·         Education.

·         Evaluation.

·         Administrative Responsibilities.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No