This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until September 30, 2021. Applicants will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applicants will remain active for 3 months after the initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period. The Caregiver Support Senior Social Worker is licensed or certified to independently practice social work at an advanced level. As an advanced practice social worker, the Caregiver Support Senior Social Worker has the ability to expand clinical knowledge in the profession, provide consultation and guidance to colleagues, role model effective social work practice skills, teach or provide orientation to less experienced social workers, develop innovations in practice interventions and provide clinical supervision for social work licensure or certification. The incumbent is expected to work with special patient populations with highly complex health or mental health problems, and to provide clinical supervision to social work staff on similarly complex cases. The Caregiver Support Senior Social Workers practices within the Caregiver Support Program within Social Work Service. The senior social worker may be assigned administrative responsibility for clinical program development and is accountable for clinical program effectiveness and modification of service patterns. Assignments include clinical settings where they have limited access to onsite supervision such as CBOCs or satellite outpatient clinics. Work Schedule: Multiple schedules available, the incumbent is expected to mainly work regular business hours, i.e. M-F, 8-4:30 Telework: A telework schedule may be offered at the discretion of management Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.