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Grade: 11

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1 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
2 I am providing, for this vacancy, a copy of my annual performance appraisal that shows the final rating. This document will be/has been uploaded or faxed in my account at www.usajobs.gov. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
    2.1 Please clearly explain below why you are unable to provide a performance appraisal (i.e., your current employer does not provide them, you have not received one, etc.) Failure to provide a performance appraisal or an explanation why one is not being provided will result in a determination of an incomplete application and ineligibility for consideration for this vacancy. Maximum length of 250 characters.
Specialized experience: For the GS‐11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS‐09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: • working with a geriatric population where the incumbent was responsible for providing admission preparation, assessment, counseling, day‐to‐day assistance initiation and revision of care plans and integrate services to effectively coordinate resident/patient care.
3 Do you meet the specialized experience for the GS‐11? Answer to this question is required
  • I am qualified at the GS‐11 level because I have one year of GS‐09 level experience which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • I have completed 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  • I am qualified at the GS‐11 level because I have an equivalent combination of the above‐defined education and experience which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • I am not qualified for the GS‐11 level because I do not meet any of the above education or combination of education and experience statements.
4 Do you have a master's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please provide school and year of degree or diploma. Transcripts are required at the time of applying. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you possess a state issued Social Workers license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 If Yes- Please provide the license number and issuing state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
6 Do you possess a Social Workers license to practice as an independent licensed practitioner? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 If Yes- Please provide the license number and issuing state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
7 Do you have experience conducting any of the following therapy sessions? Answer to this question is required
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Self Esteem
  • Reminiscence
  • Spirituality
  • Therapeutic use of the arts (music, photo, art, drama, or bibliotherapy)
  • Assertiveness
  • Coping
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Communication
  • Depression/Grief
  • None of the above
8 Have you led therapy sessions with a geriatric population? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience working in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) within the last year? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Which of the following do you communicate with on a reoccurring basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Doctor/Providers
  • Nursing Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Residents/Patients
  • Family Members of Residents/Patients
  • Social Services Staff
  • Therapy Department Employees
  • Community Agencies (i.e., Social Security Office, Dentist, Doctors, etc.)
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME) companies
  • Department of Motor Vehicle
  • Reporting Suspected elder abuse to appropriate agency and follow-up
  • None of the above
11 Do you have experience with any of the following mental health screening tools? Answer to this question is required
  • MMSE (Mini Mental Status Evaluation)
  • GDS (Geriatric Depression Scale)
  • MAST (Michigan Alcohol Screening Test)
  • CGA (Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment)
  • None of the above
12 Do you have experience with DSM-V or DSM-V-TR coding? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Do you have experience interpreting Tricare, Medicare Part A and B, and other medical insurance regulations and guidelines? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Do you have experience conducting assessments? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 Do you have experience creating, monitoring, and updating treatment/care plans? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Do you have experience in providing social work services to patient/resident's families? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Which of the following best describes your knowledge and experience with geriatric issues and the aging process: Answer to this question is required
  • I have had education and training related to aging and geriatric issues, but have not yet worked in an environment with a geriatric population.
  • I have worked in a geriatric care setting and with issues related to this population, but not in a social worker capacity.
  • I have worked as a social worker, but with non-geriatric patients/residents
  • I have worked as a social worker in a geriatric care setting
  • None of the above
18 Which of the following best describes your knowledge and experience with geriatric psychiatric issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have had education and training in psychiatric issues, but have not yet worked in an environment with a geriatric population.
  • I have worked in a geriatric care setting and with psychiatric issues related to this population, but not in a social worker capacity.
  • I have worked as a social worker in the psychiatric field, but with non-geriatric patients/residents.
  • I have worked as a social worker in a geriatric care setting and have routinely worked with psychiatric issues in the elderly.
  • None of the above