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MyFlorida HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50000231 in PEMBROKE PINES, Florida

HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50000231

Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location:

PEMBROKE PINES, FL, US, 33025

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Requisition No: 830861

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III - 50000231

Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 50000231

Salary: $39,998.40

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2024

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Requisition # 830861

HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Alexander “Sandy” Nininger State Veterans' Nursing Home

Pembroke Pines, Broward County, FL.

Starting Salary: $39,998.40

Paid 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 6 credits per semester).‎ Education and employment history must be verifiable. Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your application.

*Other vacant positions, including OPS Human Services Counselor 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 four (4) years of experience in lieu degree.

  • One (1) year of experience in a health care setting as a social worker.

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be fluent in the English language: reading, writing, speaking.

  • Must have basic skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and basic computer skills.

  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not limited to, a Level II background check and drug test.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

    This is position is in the Career 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.

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 clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Fort Lauderdale

Nearest Secondary Market:Miami

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