OPS HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50509404

Requisition No: 30187 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50509404

Position Number: 50509404 

Salary:  $13.43/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 04/20/2018 

Human Services Counselor III

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Baldomero Lopez SVNH

Land O' Lakes, Pasco County

Hourly Rate:  $13.43

Paid Biweekly

***Other Human Services Counselors III positions may be hired from this advertisement within Six (6) months of closing date***

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (BSW) or equivalent.
  • One (1) year to (3) years experience as a social worker.
  • Experience in a long term care facility with a geratric population.
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 Background Screening and Drug Test.
  • Communicate, read, write and speak effectively in English.
  • PREFERENCES:

  • Two (2) or more years experience in a health care setting.
  • Experience working in a Nursing Home.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Serves on Care Plan team with the responsibility of insuring that the resident treatment objectives are consistent with his/her overall treatment process.
  • Maintain progress notes on each resident as needed.
  • Provides social and behavioral expertise in the development of treatment plans and management of social services for residents and/or families with psychosocial needs resulting from complex medical problems.
  • Consults with doctor, nurses and other professionals regarding emotional and behavioral problems encountered in the treatment process.
  • Administers evaluation assessment, through interview, to determine individual therapeutic program needs and interests.
  • Use such findings to develop, organize and implement innovative therapeutic programs to meet the mental health needs of the individual resident.
  • Interviews residents and relatives regarding admission procedures and release plans.
  • Assures resident and family receive maximum benefit of VA resources by maintaining a working knowledge of VA benefits policies and eligibility requirements.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the VA Benefits Counselor, County Service Officers, and representatives of the Veterans organization.
  • Assists families and residents with knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare benefits.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Social Work Services Program Manager or Home Administrator.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Company
State of Florida
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
LAND O LAKES, Florida 34639, US