Chenega Corporation Adult Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Bethesda, Maryland

CHENEGA HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC

Company Job Title:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Adult)

Clearance:

NACI

Location:

WRNMMC, MD

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time,

Prepared Date:

11/08/2017

Approved Date:

11/08/2017

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary: TheAdult Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide individual, family, group and couples therapy to a wide variety of individuals from various and diverse backgrounds. TheAdult Licensed Clinical Social Worker will implement modalities in working with patients who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Provide individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy.

· Provide screenings, clinical assessments, treatment, case management, consultation, referral and education.

· Assess and resolve complex social, economic and psychosocial problems that may impact on the service members’ and their families’ medical treatment as outpatients, inpatients or while the service member is being evaluated for medical discharge from the service by providing behavioral health direct services, to include screening, assessment, treatment, referral, consultation and education and in conjunction with DoD BH-CPGs.

· Conduct biopsychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate behavioral health clinical care management and optimize care.

· Evaluates the individual and family systems as well as assesses patient’s functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identifies areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.

· Serves as a behavioral health referral resource and subject matter expert in behavioral health-related programs to the MTF staff, medical staff in primary care clinics and other on-post medical settings.

· Provides services for high-risk populations (service members pending medical discharge due to physical and or behavioral health injuries/illnesses, service members who were wounded as a result of their military duties, and the families of service members killed in action, etc.).

· Develops, implements, and maintains partnerships with Soldiers, family members, other health care providers and community resources, as applicable. Develops comprehensive treatment care plans in accordance with behavioral health care standards.

· Coordinates services for those Soldiers or patients who move out of the local area to ensure continuity of care. Facilitates transfer of the case to the gaining facilities’ behavioral health care case management resources, as appropriate.

· Serves as an advocate for Soldiers and patients as needed, assists with navigating health care systems in obtaining appropriate referrals. Some of these contacts/referrals may include communicating with physicians, nurses, behavioral health professionals, prevention specialists, family members, etc. Other referrals may be acquiring resources and services dealing with financial benefits and housing issues including assisting with completing proper paperwork.

· Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and program requirements.

· Participate in and/or direct research and conducts clinical investigations in behavioral health or social work.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· Graduated from an Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) program

· Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work providing mental health counseling, therapy and intervention services to adults.

· Current unrestricted license Social Worker to work independently without clinical supervision.

  • Must maintain current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) for the Professional Rescuer; or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing.

· Possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients.

· Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population served: Infants, Children, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric.

  • Possess the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team, work some evenings and weekends as needed, walk and stand for extended periods of time and be able to manage stress, as evidenced by the ability to respond and to meet demands of case load, such as submitting proper documentation and referrals.

  • Possess knowledge and experience with military health system, combat/deployment issues, people suffering from medically unexplained symptoms, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or disasters are highly desired.

  • The Contracted LCSW’s will be knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate.

  • must be cognizant of the issues and considerations associated with caring for special patient populations including Wounded Warriors, Member of Congress, the President and Presidential appointees, United States Government Executives with special security needs and clearances and Veterans and Service members of the United States military.

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

·Graduated from an Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) program

·Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work providing mental health counseling, therapy and intervention services to adults.

·Current unrestricted license Social Worker to work independently without clinical supervision.

  • Must maintain current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) for the Professional Rescuer; or equivalent.

Job: Medical Services

Organization: Chenega Healthcare Services

Title: Adult Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: Maryland-Bethesda

Requisition ID: 1800001532