Position Description – Open Competitive
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) is recruiting for a Social Worker 2 position geographically located at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada. The Social Worker 2 is responsible for providing case management services to residents of the Nevada State Veterans Home. The incumbent will assess residents upon admission to provide optimal functioning and maximum adjustment with the facility, develop individual care plans for residents, address Minimum Data Set requirements and complete summaries for status changes, and readmissions; complete progress notes on a quarterly or as needed basis addressing concerns, assist residents in adjustment issues of a psychosocial nature, and establishing a discharge plan for residents. Experience and/or knowledge of MDS 3.0 in a long-term care facility and knowledge of electronic charting is preferred.
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Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work and one year of professional experience providing case management in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker I in Nevada State service.
The Examination – Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.