EFMP CASE WORKER LEAD NF4 (RFT) EFMP PROGRAM

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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Responsibilities

MAJOR DUTIES: Serves as the Installation non-clinical Case Worker for the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) and manages services that include intake, identification, assessment, evaluation, tracking and referral of eligible family members in the EFMP. Serves as a liaison to and works closely with health care professionals on provision of available services and resources at the command to ensure best possible care in accordance with community, national and Marine Corps standards. Facilitates referrals to appropriate specialists. Assists in identification of community resources. Manages and monitors the member's progress from enrollment to assessment.

Relays instructions from supervisor. Gets work started. Sets work pace. Demonstrates work methods, and provides work-related guidance. Ensures worksite materials and tools are available to complete work. Reports workplace injuries immediately to the immediate or higher level supervisor, and to the Human Resources office in the absence of the immediate supervisor. Checks with supervisor on problems. Checks on work and meets productivity goals. Ensures employees follow security, safety and housekeeping rules. Conducts on-the-job training and instructions. Performs supervisory duties in an emergency, or short-term and nonrecurring basis.

Personally contacts each EFMP family upon notification of assignment to offer support services. Conducts interviews with clients and their families. Establishes and maintains a case file for each assigned EFMP family that includes the Installation Support Privacy Consent Form and detailed contact notes. Assesses individual client and family circumstances upon and during enrollment to track progress of activity and provide updated information on services to improve quality of life.

Serves as an advocate for and assists Marines and their families in accessing available resources and services to support individual needs. Participates in meetings between Marine families and special needs support professionals to develop the Individual Education Plan (IEP). Assist families in assertively pursuing rights to resources available to them. Prepares evaluations and recommendations to assist eligible members in connecting with appropriate resources and services. Assists in coordinating referral for care and resources with internal and external referral sites in the local area.

Educates referral sources, community agencies and service organizations regarding scope and management of the EFMP. Maintains a detailed and consolidated portfolio of services for special needs families at the command and in the local community. Participates in coordination and execution of special needs camps, support groups for EFMP families, special events and workshops coordinated by the EFMP. Assists in checking that EFMP staff complete training in compliance with Marine Corps Order (MCO) 1754.4.

Maintains personal records of staff training completion for review by the respective manager. Participates as assigned in the Special Needs Evaluation and Review Team (SNERT) as outlined in MCO 1754.4. Participates in the maintenance and development of a library of special needs educational, referral and resource materials. Works with assigned families to coordinate use of the EFMP Respite Care Program. Works in concert with the EFMP team to ensure the program works effectively to support families while maintaining compliance with all legal and regulatory guidance. Organizes work and sets short and long term priorities.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Prepares reports of status of activity on enrollment of members. Conducts quality assurance activities and studies to analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations on program issues. Screens enrollment and updates Forms DD-2792, DD2792-1 and other supporting medical documentation related to case evaluation, assessment and therapy. Identifies and acquires conflicting or incomplete case information to provide proper recommendations. Determines status and eligibility of enrollment of members.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • See Duties and Qualifications

EVALUATIONS:

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelors degree in a Behavioral Health or a related social science, or combination of equivalent education and experience, or four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences and working in a case management capacity with families who have members with special needs. Knowledge of the Military lifestyle to include service/unit organization and rank structure and military, family and personal support services available. Knowledge of military laws, policies, regulations, resources and practices regarding medical and educational benefits, programs, services and community agencies for family members enrolled in EFMP. Skills in listening and interviewing, and applying sound judgment for assessing individual and family needs; problem-solving and advocating for support or services; or determining an appropriate course of action. Written and oral communication skills to effectively provide case management assistance to persons in various emotional states and varying needs; and to conduct briefs, workshops and training. Inter-personal skills to relate to all segments of the military and civilian community using persuasiveness, poise, tact and objectivity. Proficiency with computer software and applications involving word processing, email communication, database management desktop publishing, and internet navigation.

Education

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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