The Network Mental Health Residential Program Coordinator is a
member of the VISN 23 Mental Health Integrated Clinical Community
(MH ICC) Executive Team. This position has principle responsibility
within the network for coordinating the full range of clinical and
administrative activities associated with all the VA Midwest Health
Care Network's Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment
Programs (MH RRTP).
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The incumbent reports directly to the Network's Mental Health
Integrated Clinical Community Director. Their responsibilities fall
broadly into two major areas of operations. First, the incumbent is
responsible for the coordination of all MH RRTP activities within
the VISN. Secondly, they are responsible for supporting the social
work discipline-specific activities occurring within Mental
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Work Location: Eagan, MN is preferred, but other VISN 23
locations may be considered for highly qualified candidates.
Telework: Telework will be on an ad-hoc basis or recurring basis
with supervisor approval.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
0185 Social Work
- Mental Health Social Workers
- School Social Workers
- Social Workers
- Social Workers, All Other
- Social Workers, Mental Health
Social Workers, School
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
(a) Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may
be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this
(b) English Language Proficiency. Candidates must be proficient
in spoken and written English to be appointed as authorized by 38
(c) 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.
GS-14 Social Worker (Program Manager) Requirements:
(a) Experience/Education. One year of experience equivalent to
the GS- 13 grade level. Experience must demonstrate possession of
advanced practice skills and judgment, demonstrating progressively
more professional competency. Individual 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
(b) Licensure/Certification. Individuals assigned as senior
supervisory social workers must be licensed or certified at the
advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision
for licensure. NOTE: Applicants must meet the requirements for
providing supervision in the state where they are licensed at the
advanced practice level and should list these qualifications within
the assessment narrative and their resume. Documentation is
required if part of your state's requirements for providing
supervision for licensure is beyond your licensure only (example:
certification of continuing education credits).
(c) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition
to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the
following KSAs (document with written demonstration of each of the
KSAs must be included with application, see required documents
- Skill in large scale program coordination and administration
across multiple sites, which includes consultation, negotiation,
- Ability to translate management goals and objectives into
well-coordinated and controlled work operations.
- Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and
to develop and implement solutions that result in sound operation
of the program.
- Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to
further program goals and enhance patient centered care.
- Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties which
would include responsibility for assignment of work to be
performed; performance evaluations; selection of staff, training,
and recommendation of awards, advancements, and when appropriate,
- 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.
- Skill in developing policies, procedures, and/or practice
guidelines for the program and in participating in national program
- Ability to collaborate with internal VHA partners, locally and
on a national level, as well as external community partners to
further program goals and enhance patient centered care.
Preferred Experience: At least 5 years of experience working in
References: VA Handbook 5005/120, Part II, Appendix G39, dated
September 10, 2019.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification
requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency
with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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