Social Worker (Clinical - - GS - Job at DHA (Archive), New York State

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  • DHA (Archive)
  • New York State

Job Description

About the Position: This is a multi grade announcement therefore your salary will be determined by the grade level when you're hired.

 

This position is located with the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) at Fort Drum, New York.

 

Fort Drum, home of the 10th Mountain Division, is located in Northern New York's picturesque North County.

 

As one of the most historically unique and geographically beautiful areas of the United States, the area offers bountiful outdoor recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, boating, sailing, scuba diving, white water rafting, and winter sports of all types.

 

Fort Drum borders Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, Canada, the Adirondack Mountains, and Vermont.

 

Guthrie Army Health Center is located at Fort Drum, New York, near the city of Watertown.

 

Watertown is located in the scenic 1,000 lakes region of upstate New York.

 

Museums and historic points of interest include the War of 1812 Battlefield in Sackets Harbor, Boldt Castle, Millionaire's Row, the Antique Boat Museum, lighthouses, Burrville Cider Mill, the Clayton Opera House, and the Jefferson County Historical Society.

 

Additionally, the area provides quaint downtown shopping, on-the-water dining, and family amusements that make Watertown a great place to live.

 

This is a Direct Hire Solicitation

 

For more information, please visit the following links:

 

As a Social Worker (Clinical), you will:

 

  • Provide individual, family, and group clinical counseling services to identify and manage personal, psychological and interactive problems associated with occupation and personal adjustment.
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  • Develop individual treatment plans based on psychiatric diagnosis, identified problems, and treatment needs for each case.
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  • Collect bio-psycho-social information about patients using interview, case history, and observation techniques and assessment methods.
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  • Analyze information collected to determine diagnosis, treatment plan and/or advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions.
  • Evaluate treatment effectiveness of a patient's treatment plan.
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Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is  in this document .

Minimum Qualifications for the GS-09: Degree:  Master's degree (or higher degree) in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Minimum Qualifications for the GS-11: Degree: Master's degree (or higher degree) in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

AND

Specialized Experience:  One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with conducting bio-psychosocial evaluations of behavioral health patients; assisting with providing individual or group clinical counseling; and implementing behavioral health treatment recommendations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.

AND  Licensure:  A current, active, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice Social Work independently, offered by a U.S. State, District of Columbia, commonwealth, territory or jurisdiction.

Minimum Qualifications for the GS-12:
Degree:
Master's degree (or higher degree) in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

AND

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes conducting bio-psychosocial evaluations of behavioral health patients, providing individual or group clinical counseling, and developing behavioral health treatment plans or recommendations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

AND

Licensure:  The GS-11 and GS-12 Social Worker positions require a current, active, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice Social Work independently, offered by a U.S. State, District of Columbia, commonwealth, territory or jurisdiction.

Job Tags

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