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HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50009020

Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Location: 

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33952


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Requisition No: 740903 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50009020

Position Number: 50009020 

Salary:  38,459.20 

Posting Closing Date: 02/03/2023 

HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

DOUGLAS T JACOBSON SVNH

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL CHARLOTTE COUNTY

ANNUAL RATE:  $38,459.20‎
Paid Biweekly
‎**Excellent Benefits**‎

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:‎
Bachelors degree in Social Work (BSW).‎
One (1) year experience in a health care setting as a social worker.‎
Successful completion of our employment screening process to include, but not limited to, drug test and finger ‎printing.‎

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:‎
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.‎

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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