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LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW) - Working With Military

Location:
Norfolk, VA
Description:

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW) SITE OF SERVICE: Services shall be provided in support of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA (NMCP) and its associated Branch Health/Medical Clinics (BHC) and Tricare Prime Clinics (TPC). POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Degree: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW). Education: The HCW’s must have graduated from an MSW program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) with a clinical focus. The incumbent must be able to be fully credentialed at the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) in the provision of individual, group, marital, couples, family therapy and crisis intervention utilizing evidenced based psychotherapy methods. Experience: Possess a minimum of one (1) full-year experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker within the preceding two (2) years. Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Additional Certificate: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification must be hands on U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens. English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate. HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required. SPECIFIC DUTIES: The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following: Practice as an interdependent member of the health team and provide important components of primary health care through direct social work services, consultation, collaboration, referral, teaching, and advocacy. Provide direct and indirect services to both inpatients and outpatients in accordance with social work standards of practice. Assess and treat outpatients in individual, group, couples, and family modalities exercising professional judgment and using a wide range of social work skills to include individual and family counseling to assist patients and their families in dealing with chronic and acute diseases/injuries. Conduct psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and resources (both family and community support). Provide counseling to patient and family in matters directly related to patient limitations, adjustment to medical condition, and ongoing treatment. Develop and implement discharge plans, follow-up care, and transfers to other health care facilities (e.g., nursing homes, rehabilitation hospitals, and VA facilities). Plan and maintain referral and coordination services with civilian health and social service agencies to provide optimal patient care. Provide consultation services to medical, nursing, and ancillary hospital staff regarding psychosocial issues, discharge plans, and follow-up care for patients and families. Provide crisis intervention services. Respond independently, and with various media, to appropriate military and community requests for lectures and presentations. Take the initiative in seeking out opportunities to present programs to meet the needs of service members and their families. Develop and maintain working relationships with community resources. Coordinate with teachers, lawyers, physicians, and representatives of their service disciplines for the benefit of the service member and families. Take initiative in identifying and assessing the needs of the military community, and organize responses to address those needs. Provide behavioral health care for all enrollees in the patient centered Medical Home Port (MHP) program using evidenced-based interventions and clinical practice guidelines where appropriate for treating behavioral health problems. Perform limited administrative duties that include maintaining statistical records of the HCWs clinical workload, participating in education programs, and participating in clinical staff Performance Improvement Functions and Process Action Teams, as prescribed by the Commander. Participate in monthly meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist. Participate in the provision of monthly in service training to non-healthcare practitioner members of the clinical and administrative staff on subjects germane to social work services. This shall include responsibility for developing and implementing psycho educational programs, community relations, information and referral. Independently function as the primary mental health therapist, providing assessment and therapeutic interventions in outpatient settings utilizing clinical modalities exercising mature professional judgment and utilizing a wide range of social work skills to include individual, family, couples, and group counseling to assist patients and their families in dealing with acute, routine and chronic mental health conditions. GENERAL DUTIES: Coordinate appropriate referrals to community and other Government agencies for services. Independently assess the psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and their family members and formulate and implement a treatment plan, identifying the patient’s problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills and assistance needed, in collaboration with the patient, family and interdisciplinary treatment team. Independently conduct psychosocial assessments and provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diverse backgrounds. Use medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology. Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals. Independently provide counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, couples, and families. Must practice within the bounds of the license or certification. Provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and compliance with treatment. Participate in professional peer review case conferences, research studies, or other organizations required at the MTF. Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services. Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities. Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection. Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures. Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems that the HCW is unable to manage. Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner. Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting. Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF. Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth. Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes required by the Command, to include but not limited to online annual training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection control, Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE), and all other required training. Actively participate in the command’s Performance Improvement Program. Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist. Participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting government employe­es (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students, etc.). Attend and participate in various meetings as directed. Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care. Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, MHS Genesis, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander. Maintain DOD email account as directed. The HCW shall be responsive to all email and voicemail communications. Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinic directives, and prepare such records and reports as may be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local instructions. CORE DUTIES : Coordinate appropriate referrals to community and other Government agencies for services. Independently assess the psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and their family members and formulate and implement a treatment plan, identifying the patient’s problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills and assistance needed, in collaboration with the patient, family and interdisciplinary treatment team. Independently conduct psychosocial assessments and provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diverse backgrounds. Use medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology. Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals. Independently provide counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, couples, and families. Must practice within the bounds of the license or certification. Provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and compliance with treatment. Participate in professional peer review case conferences, research studies, or other organizations required at the MTF. HOURS: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0630 and 1800 hours; however, it may include an occasional weekend. Shifts will normally be scheduled for an eight and half (8.5) to nine (9) hour period, to include an uncompensated thirty (30) minute to sixty (60) minute lunch break, respectively. In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of eighty (80) hours per two-week period. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Luke & Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration from employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Links: To learn more about Luke & Associates, please visit our website at: http://www.lukeassoc.com/about-luke #INDMP2 Powered by JazzHR
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