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Job Title: Social Worker (TCM SUPV)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Social Services, Computers, Software, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Internet/E-Commerce, Military, Executive Management, Medical, Web Technology
Job Description
Social Worker (TCM SUPV)

The incumbent will manage the daily operation of the TCM program and provide accountability for program effectiveness and modification of service patterns to enhance customer satisfaction.

TCM Program Manager will also function as a social work member to develop assessments, complete treatment plans, provide case management services, as well as, educate on VA/community resources, entitlements, and provide health education.

Other duties may include but not limited to:

  • Supervises TCM Social Workers and Transition Patient Advocates
  • Follow VHA Policy requirements
  • Coordinates evaluations for the TCM Program
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with physicians, psychologist, social workers, nurses and other disciplines
  • Responsible for management of Military Treatment Facility referrals for all Veterans
  • Ensures all severely injured TCM Veterans are contacted and assigned to a care manager
  • Establishes relationships with and networks with community resources and other VHA programs in the implementation of the program while establishing best practice methods.
  • The Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the use of software applications for drafting documents and data management as well as other computer systems in use by the VHA.
  • Collaborates in the performance improvement processes and complies with performance measures.
  • The Serves on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility as deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor and Social Work Chief.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening hours and some weekends may be required
Functional Statement Title/#: Supervisory Social Worker (TCM)/000000
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Basic Requirements:

U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency. Social workers must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. 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. To verify that a social work degree meets the accreditation standard for a master of social work, access the CSWE website at http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation/organizations.aspx. (Copy of transcript must be submitted).
Licensure. Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level. (Copy of licensure/certification must be submitted)

Grade Determinations:

GS-12 Supervisory Social Worker

Experience, Education and Licensure: Individuals assigned as Supervisory Social Workers must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level and must be able to provide supervision for subordinate staff to qualify for licensure. Their experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills in a specialty area or in administration demonstrating progressively more professional competency and judgment. They 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.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to independently organize work, set priorities, and meet multiple deadlines.
2. Knowledge and skill in management/administration, which includes supervision, consultation, negotiation, and monitoring.
3. Ability to ensure provision of clinical social work services by supervised social workers.
4. Ability to provide administrative supervision and clinical supervision, including supervision for social work licensure.

References: VA Handbook 5005/50, Part II, Appendix G39, http://vaww1.va.gov/OHRM/Directives-Handbooks/Documents/5005.pdf

Physical Requirements: The work involves sitting, walking, standing and carrying of light objects such as medical records. You will be required to have extreme patience and maintenance of emotionally stable responses in situations where in the coping abilities of others involved may be overwhelmed and you may be required to use appropriate methods or resources to physically restrain veterans who present a danger to self or others. A pre-employment physical is required. Respirator medical evaluation; Light carrying (under 15 pounds); Walking; Reading typewritten material without strain; Hearing aid permitted; and Emotional and mental stability.

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • License
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • License
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:

U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency. Social workers must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. 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. To verify that a social work degree meets the accreditation standard for a master of social work, access the CSWE website at http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation/organizations.aspx. (Copy of transcript must be submitted).
Licensure. Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level. (Copy of licensure/certification must be submitted)

Grade Determinations:

GS-12 Supervisory Social Worker

Experience, Education and Licensure: Individuals assigned as Supervisory Social Workers must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level and must be able to provide supervision for subordinate staff to qualify for licensure. Their experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills in a specialty area or in administration demonstrating progressively more professional competency and judgment. They 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.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to independently organize work, set priorities, and meet multiple deadlines.
2. Knowledge and skill in management/administration, which includes supervision, consultation, negotiation, and monitoring.
3. Ability to ensure provision of clinical social work services by supervised social workers.
4. Ability to provide administrative supervision and clinical supervision, including supervision for social work licensure.

References: VA Handbook 5005/50, Part II, Appendix G39, http://vaww1.va.gov/OHRM/Directives-Handbooks/Documents/5005.pdf

Physical Requirements: The work involves sitting, walking, standing and carrying of light objects such as medical records. You will be required to have extreme patience and maintenance of emotionally stable responses in situations where in the coping abilities of others involved may be overwhelmed and you may be required to use appropriate methods or resources to physically restrain veterans who present a danger to self or others. A pre-employment physical is required. Respirator medical evaluation; Light carrying (under 15 pounds); Walking; Reading typewritten material without strain; Hearing aid permitted; and Emotional and mental stability.
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