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    Summary

    The primary focus of this position is to be the COR (Contract Officer Representative) and FCP (Fund Control Point Official) over Social Work, Community Care Programs contracts, and the development and renewal of these contracts. The Contract Officer Representative (COR) Social Worker will identify needs and work closely with the Network Contracting Office to pursue contracts to meet Veterans' placement and health care needs with the goal of enhancing quality of life.

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    Responsibilities

    The Community Care CNH COR Social Worker is responsible for the development, procurement, and monitoring of Social Work, Community Care Programs contracts; and other Social Work contracting expertise as needed. New contracts are developed based on Veterans need as well as the availability of contract funds. New contracts are developed in coordination with the Network Contracting Office (NCO) and requires a valid Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting Officer's Representative (FAC-COR) Level II.

    Incumbent will serve as the Primary or Alternate COR on SW, Community Care contracts and remain available for internal referrals and authorizations, meetings with contracting staff, and all other actions as necessary to ensure that Veterans are receiving high quality care. Incumbent serves as Fund Control Point Official (FCP) to ensure that contractor receives prompt payment monthly and conducts/coordinates annual multi- disciplinary inspections. The Community Care COR Social Worker will be responsible for participating in and tracking and quality improvement activities, such as surveying Veteran satisfaction and discharge outcomes.

    Independently provides consultation services to other staff regarding the psychosocial needs of Veterans and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and adherences to treatment plan. Able to evaluate incumbents own practice through professional peer review, case conferences and other organizational means. Incumbent communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with people from varied backgrounds.

    Operates, maintains or develops customer-centered databases, and operates within a data-driven, continuous quality improvement program with established goals and outcomes to evaluate and document the program's effectiveness.

    Performs work related to the review, monitoring, analysis, planning and assessment of the various programs. Participates in key project activities related to the planning, development, and implementation of a quality improvement and key program components.

    Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm

    Functional Statement Title/#: Social Worker (Contract Nursing Homes - COR)

    On Call: No

    Rotating Shifts: No

    Required to work holidays and weekends: Occasional weekends and may be required to work

    Fair Labor Standards Acts (FLSA): Exempt

    Bargaining Unit: Yes

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

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position for training, meetings, home visits and/or outreach

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526107900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.