Social Worker, Chief of Mental Health Services


Vacancy ID: 798436   Announcement Number: LW-12-PPh-798436   USAJOBS Control Number: 332560100

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Vacancy Identification Number

798436
1. Title of Job

Social Worker, Chief of Mental Health Services
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

13

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Chief of Mental Health - Social Worker

21. Geographic Availability

411780019 Roseburg, OR

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please choose the answers below that best describe your employment and experience.

1. I am currently a permanent Federal employee of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System.

2. I am a current/former Federal employee of the Veterans Health Administration.

A. Yes, I will include my latest SF-50 Personnel Action Form with my application.
B. No

3. I am a current/former Federal employee of a another Federal Agency.

A. Yes, I will include my latest SF-50 Personnel Action Form with my application.
B. No

4. I am a current/former employee in the private sector (i.e., State, City, County, Public or Private Agency, Hospital, Clinic, or Private Practice.)

A. Yes, I will thoroughly account for this/these positions in my resume/application.
B. No

5. I have held other types of positions not related to the descriptions in the former statement, and will thoroughly describe my experience related to the positiion applied to in my resume/application.

A. Yes
B. No

Applicants must meet the Basic Requirements to qualify for this position. Please answer the questions below regarding your meeting  basic requirements.  Be sure to fully document these requirements in your application materials as they will be verified.

6. I am a Citizen of the United States, by birth or by naturalization.  (If a naturalized citizen, please submit verification of citizenship.)

A. Yes. I will document my citizenship in my application materials.
B. No. I am not a citizen of the United States.

7. I have a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). (Note: A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work.)

A. Yes. I have a master's degree in social work from a school fully accreditied by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). I will document this in my application materials through submission of transcripts.
B. No. I do not hold a MSW from a school fully accredited by the CSWE.

8. I am proficient in spoken and written English language. (The English language proficiency requirement is in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, Paragraph 3j.)

A. Yes, I am proficient in the spoken and written English Language.
B. No, I am not proficient in the spoken and written English Language.

9. I understand that I must submit to a physical examination if selected for this position to verify that I meet the physical requirements for this position which has direct patient care duties. (as required per VA Directive and Handbook 5019)

A. Yes, I will submit to the required physical examination is selected for this position.
B. No, I will not submit to the required physical examination if selected for this position.

10. Are you licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the Master's Degree level?

A. Yes
B. No

In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, you must have specialized experience as defined below.

11. In addition to meeting the basic education requirements, do you have a minimum of 1 year of professional social work experience, equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service, which has demonstrated broad knowledge of social work and superior skill and judgment in professional practice? This experience must have been in a clinical setting and have demonstrated the potential to perform advanced assignments independently. A clinical setting is a hospital or clinic, either medical or psychiatric, a residential treatment center, or any other type of facility where social work participates in collaborative treatment and is identified with the medical profession (e.g., physicians).

A. Yes
B. No

The following is a Certification of Understanding. RESPONSE TO THIS STATEMENT IS MANDATORY. Please note, if you do not answer this question, it will result in not being considered for this position.

12. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.  I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731).  I understand that any information I give may be investigated and that responding "No" or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify the information provided above.

Resume Reminder - Your resume must include the following information for each job listed:
Job title
Duties (be as detailed as possible)
Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)

Salary

For each of the following item(s), choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge, skill and ability. All A, B, or C answers MUST be supported with examples, explanations, or additional information in the space provided, on your resume, or included on other application materials. Failure to provide adequate information to support your answers may result in your final rating being reduced. Please select only one letter for each item. (At the end of each list of statements is an opportunity to provide a narrative regarding your experience in that factor and list of statement. This narrative is optional.)

For each of the following item(s), choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge, skill and ability. All A, B, or C answers MUST be supported with examples, explanations, or additional information in the space provided, on your resume, or included on other application materials. Failure to provide adequate information to support your answers may result in your final rating being reduced. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I am considered an expert, am consulted by others, or have provided training to others in this area.
B- I have above average or superior knowledge, skill and/or ability in this area.
C- I have average knowledge, skill and/or ability in this area.
D- I have some knowledge, skill and/or ability in this area.
E- I have little or no knowledge, skill and/or ability in this area.

1. Knowledge and skill in management/administration, which includes supervision, consultation, negotiation and monitoring.

Give a narrative of your experience, knowledge and skill in management/administration, which includes supervision, consultation, negotiation, and monitoring.

2. Ability to develop, maintain, and oversee mental health programs in all settings.  This includes identifying needs for assessment, evaluation, and treatment; determining priority needs for mental health services; and recommending adjustments to staffing levels accordingly.

Give a narrative on your knowledge, skills and abilities to develop, maintain and oversee mental health programs in all settings. (including identifying needs for mental health assessment, evaluation and treatment; determining priority needs for mental health services; and recommending adjustments to staffing levels accordingly.)

3. Knowledge of legal, ethical, and professional standards applicable to mental health practice.

Give a narrative of you knowledge, skills and abilities regarding legal, ethical, and professional standards applicable to mental health. practice

4. Demonstrated global knowledge of mental health practice in health care and mental health settings including resources, and the policies and procedures pertaining to home and community based care, acute care, ambulatory care, long term care, performance measures and clinical guidelines.

Give a narrative regarding your demonstrated global knowledge of mental health practice in health care and mental health settings including resources, and the policies and procedures pertaining to home and community based care, acute care, ambulatory care, long term care, performance measures and clinical guidelines.

5. Ability to provide consultation to care line managers and other staff on mental health qualification standards, mental health practice, mental health competency, mental health productivity, and mental health continuing education.

Give a narrative regarding your ability to provide consultation to care line managers and other staff on mental health qualification standards, mental health practice, mental health competency, mental health productivity, and mental health continuing education.

6. Ability to provide supervision of mental health provider's licensure and practice supervision for facility mental health providers.

Give a narrative regarding your ability to provide supervision of mental health provider's licensure and practice supervision for facility mental health providers.

7. CERTIFICATION STATEMENT: Your rating is subject to verification based on the resume, narratives and other relevant documents you submit, and through verification of references as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. In addition, falsifying information on your application can result in your being barred from federal employment. Please choose A to certify that your answers are accurate and complete.

A. I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
B. I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for this position.