The VA is a 24/7 HealthCare System. Social Work Services employs over 270 social workers for 24/7 care in multiple divisions throughout the Health Care System (ex. Mental Health, Homeless Program, Caregiver Support, Geriatrics/Extended Care, Medical Specialty Care, Primary Care and Acute Medicine, Surgery and the Community Living Center). For more information on CBOCs, visit: http://www.atlanta.va.gov/locations/index.asp The Atlanta VA Health Care System, Social Work Service Line is currently recruiting for Senior Social Workers, GS-12. Selectees will be assigned to provide services in multiple clinical programs (Inpatient and Outpatient). The positions may be located at either the VA Medical Center, Fort McPherson, Trinka Davis Veteran's Village, various outlying clinics, Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCS), or stationed at a community partner location. Pay will be set according to locality pay area of corresponding facility. Some CBOC locations fall outside of Atlanta's locality pay area which is the locality pay area used for the salary stated on this announcement. Independently work with Veterans and their families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated medical, psychiatric, emotional, behavioral, financial, legal and psychosocial problems Independently complete thorough psychosocial assessments to determine the psychosocial functioning and needs of Veterans and/or their families Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and actively participate through collaboration with Veterans and family as well as interdisciplinary treatment team members in the development and implementation of treatment goals and interventions **UPDATE** This is an open continuous announcement. The first group of applicants will be referred 15 calendar days from the open date. Additional applicants will be forwarded to the Selecting official as vacancies become available. Once selected, location and tour-of-duty will be communicated. Work Schedule: The Atlanta VA HealthCare System is a 24/7 operation. The work schedule may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and alternate tours of duty. Management reserves the right to assign tours of duty. Sample tours include (but are not limited to): Monday- Friday 8am-4:30pm; Tuesday-Saturday 3:30pm-12am; Friday-Tuesday 11pm -7am. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 588578600
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.