Social Worker - Coordinated Community Care Program Coordinator
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: 701608400
The Coordinated Community Care (CCC) Social Worker Program Coordinator (SWPC) serves as the program manager for the Contract Nursing Home Program (CNH), Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Purchased Community Care Programs including but not limited to: Contract Adult Day Health Care (CADHC), Homemaker/Home Health (HHA), Hospice and Visiting Nurse. The incumbent also serves as the State Veterans Home Liaison. BASIC REQUIREMENTS Education: Have a master's degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Graduates of schools of social work that are in candidacy status do not meet this requirement until the School of Social Work is fully accredited. A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work. Verification of the degree can be made by going to http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation to verify that the social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a masters of social work. Licensure: Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-0185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level. GS 13 GRADE REQUIREMENTS: GS 13 Experience/Education: One year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. Experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively more professional competency. Candidates may have certification or other post-master's degree training from a nationally recognized professional organization or university that includes a defined curriculum/course of study and internship, or equivalent supervised professional experience. AND Licensure/Certification:. Individuals assigned as social worker program coordinator must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. AND Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs. (a) Skill in coordinating and implementing one or more specialty program(s), across the facility. (b) Skill in local policy and practice development, procedures, and/or practice guidelines for the program as prescribed by the program handbook or national directive. (c) Skill in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting multiple deadlines, and evaluating assigned program area(s). (d) Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to further program goals and enhance patient centered care. (e) Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties including assignment of work to be performed; performance evaluations; and selection of staff, training, and recommendation of awards, advancements, and when appropriate, disciplinary action. (f) Ability to oversee the fiscal matters of the functions supervised (including fund controls, contracts, and equipment expenditures), forecast resource and equipment needs, and administer the allocated budget. (g) Knowledge of organizational structure and impact on program operations. ["VISN 12 is committed to fostering and sustaining an environment which celebrates diversity, provides equitable opportunities for employment and promotion, and supports inclusiveness in our culture. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that promote professional growth and teamwork, and are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We embrace our differences as individuals and unite as a team toward a common goal: to serve our nation's Veterans. The Coordinated Community Care (CCC) Social Worker Program Coordinator (SWPC) serves as the program manager for the Contract Nursing Home Program (CNH), Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Purchased Community Care Programs including but not limited to: Contract Adult Day Health Care (CADHC), Homemaker/Home Health (HHA), Hospice and Visiting Nurse. The incumbent also serves as the State Veterans Home Liaison. Responsible for the direct supervision of social workers in CCC. Manages the daily operation of the program, Develops policies and procedures for program operation and prepares reports and statistics for facility, VISN, and national use. Responsible for the program's budget and various fund control points assigned to the program within the assigned areas. Manage and control the use of data related to these programs regarding day to day functioning and program evaluation. Plans, organizes and directs administrative, operational, patient and personnel activities for the service, in conjunction with the Service Chief Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Telework: \"Telework per hospital policy. This is not a 100% Telework position. Telework will be approved based on the needs of the Veterans we serve and the service needs. \"Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: Social Worker - Coordinated Community Care Program Coordinator/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.