Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
04/16/2018 to 05/07/2018
$50,598 to $79,586 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 9 - 11
1 vacancy in the following location:
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Clarification from the agency
Accessing transportation and driving a government car is required; as work is performed in a wide range of settings, including within the Medical Center, Community Based Outpatient Clinics, in community or private family homes; or in transport vehicles. Additionally, employees who operate a government vehicle are required to have a valid driver's license. Driving records will be verified.
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THIS IS A TWO-YEAR TERM APPOINTMENT
- Outreach - The incumbent regularly conducts and participants in outreach activities including field interviews, assessments and referrals for homeless veterans contacted in the community, shelters, and "on the streets," as well as those who are referred by VA residential programs, medical centers or outpatient clinics.
- Clinical Assessment - The incumbent evaluates the veteran's situation, abilities, and capabilities, and arrives at a reasoned conclusion including an assessment of vulnerability and prioritization for admission. The incumbent assesses at-risk factors and develops a preliminary plan, involving the veteran and family or significant others.
- Referral, Rehabilitation, and Program Administration - The incumbent provides referral to VA medical and mental health inpatient and outpatient treatment and to other VA services including VA benefits, as well as community-based social services and other non-VA entitlement programs. If appropriate, the incumbent provides referrals or consults, or direct admission of the veterans prior to HUD/VASH participation, for other VA programs including community-based residential treatment.
- Comprehensive Case Management - The incumbent develops psychosocial treatment plans, actively involving the veteran and their family or significant others, in coordination with interdisciplinary team members, based on the psychosocial assessments, including goals for clinical treatment.
- Direct Services - The incumbent provides direct mental health and substance abuse services for veterans and family members or significant others in support of the veteran's treatment. Gives advice, guidance, emotional support and other assistance and provides individual and group counseling services as well as crisis management services needed to maintain the veteran safely in their residence.
- Evaluation, Education, Supervision Coaching and Mentoring - The incumbent establishes a continuing relationship with the veteran, evaluating progress towards goals and adjusting the treatment plan as appropriate. The incumbent meets veterans to assess accomplishments and re-establish goals and monitors veteran's progress, maintains comprehensive documentation, ensures expert diagnosis and treatment of clinical disorders, and shows competent discretion in decision to adjust treatment.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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