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Company: State of Florida
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition No: -773783 -Agency: Veterans AffairsWorking Title: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES PROGRAM MGR - SES - 50454001Position Number: -50454001 -Salary: - $57,526.82 -Posting Closing Date: 11/20/2022 -Requisition # 773783 -SOCIAL WORK SERVICES PROGRAM MANAGER (LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER) - SESFLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSArdie R. Copas State Veterans Nursing HomePort St. Lucie, St. Lucie CountyShift: - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.---Starting Annual Salary Range: $57,526.82Paid Bi-weekly--- -Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan. - Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium ---rates. - Paid vacation and sick leave. - Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day. - Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges - up to six (6) credits ---per semester. - Plus Much More!--- Education and employment history must be verifiable. - Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your application.---***Other vacant positions may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***--- -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:---Incumbent must be licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida.---A Bachelor's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and three (3) years of professional social work experience (a ---master's degree in social work can substitute for two (2) years of the required experience).---Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and possess intermediate computer and computing application skills.---Exemplary documentation skills; i.e. Electronic Health Record experience.---Successful completion of the employment screening process to include, but not limited to, a national background investigation and drug test.Willingness to work weekends and holidays as needed.--- -Willingness to work weekends and holidays as needed.--- -PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:---Experience in a long-term health care environment.---Experience and knowledge of geriatric populations, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Alzheimer s disease and other dementias.---Experience with crisis intervention.---Experience with assessments and the maintenance of the psychosocial needs of residents and families.---Experience with Minimum Data Set 3.0.---Experience with team care plans, Baker Act procedures, behavior management, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.--- -POSITION DESCRIPTION:---Incumbent reports directly to the Veterans Home Administrator. - This is managerial work planning and implementing a program to assess and maintain the psychosocial, mental and ---emotional needs of State Veterans' Home residents. - The incumbent provides, develops, and/or aids in accessing services to meet resident needs. - Enables residents to maximize ---their individuality, well-being, quality of life, independence and dignity. - Provides coordination and oversight over the social services department.---Completes a written psychosocial assessment of each resident upon admission and annually thereafter. - Participates in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team meetings to develop a care ---plan. - Conducts risk assessments and evaluation of residents and provides appropriate intervention and/or referrals. - Participates on other committees and work to identify and ---develop resources to meet psychosocial needs of residents. Conducts group and individual therapy sessions as indicated. - Backs-up admissions to help maintain 99 percent ---occupancy. - Performs off-site visits to Vets as requested by the NHA.---Develop and implements policies and procedures for social services and based on accepted standards of practice. - Manages and coordinates case management, treatment, referred ---counseling, and follow-up services for residents. - Conducts training for professional staff regarding psychosocial intervention strategies. - Provides coordination and oversight for the ---social services department. - Performs Baker Acts and attends Family Counsel, Family Support, Resident Counsel, Department Head, QA, Safety and Clinical meetings.---Develops and maintains a list of residents on psychotropic medication and/or having current or past mental health diagnosis. - Monitors participation of the veteran residents in ---programs/services designed to meet psychosocial, mental and emotional needs of the veteran. - Incumbent will lead monthly support group, family council meetings and quarterly ---memorial services. - Must have exemplary documentation skills. ---Responsible for selection and orientation of new personnel. Schedules, monitors, and coordinates work assignments. - Prepares and presents performance standards and appraisals ---in accordance with Career Service Personnel Rules. - Perform duties to assist Admission Coordinator when needed, i.e. screening, tours and sight visits. - Position will back-up ---Admissions Department for the pre-admission process and post-admission psychosocial care.---This position is in the Selected Exempt Service system. -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.

Keywords: State of Florida, Port St. Lucie , SOCIAL WORK SERVICES PROGRAM MGR - SES, Other , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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