Department Of The Navy Quantico , VA 22134
You will serve as a Social Worker (Clinical) in the Mental Health Department of Naval Health Clinic Quantico.
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You will administer crisis intervention services to patients.
You will participate in patient crisis management services in response to agitated patients or patients in crisis.
You will assess dysfunctional relationships and behavioral disorders based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) or equivalent to recommend a course of treatment.
You will review facts and life conditions to draw conclusions on underlying causes or contributing factors of client problems.
You will engage in Individual, marital, family, and group therapies using evidence-based psychological techniques.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
This is a Emergency Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
Must possess and maintain qualifications for self-regulated practice in the form of appropriate state license or registration at an independent practice level (LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C)
Must possess a Master's Degree in Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited School of Social Work
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Experience collecting and evaluating information on suicidal/homicidal risk, psychotic symptoms, and other disabling psychopathology.
Experience making determinations regarding the treatment need and disposition of patients, including the need for immediate transfer for hospitalization or treatment on an outpatient basis.
Experience ensuring that allegations of child and/or spouse abuse/neglect made in the context of mental health assessment or treatment are referred to and assessed by the appropriate base/community agencies.
Experience providing outpatient psychotherapy including individual, group, marital, and family therapy.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a Degree: social work. Must fulfill all of the requirements for the master's degree in social work in a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Master's degree with practicum: Applicants who complete all of the requirements for a master's degree in social work that included a practicum are eligible for GS-9.