General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD Human Performance and Behavioral Health Services.
GD Health Solutions/ARMA have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are interested in supporting warriors with increased combat effectiveness, resiliency to show a measurable reduction in down time and create optimal performance on the targets. Additionally, this position will help to support and build stable families and support systems.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) shall function within an operational unit, as a Behavioral Health Care Provider.
The LCSW shall attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following:
Quality improvement meetings
Professional staff meetings
Commander's staff meetings
Other meetings required by applicable regulations or as directed by the unit Commander of his/her designee
The LCSW shall conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health/organizational social work.
The LCSW is responsible for the application of social work procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, and evidenced-based therapies, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuro-psychological disorders using the following skills:
Individual, family and group psychotherapy
Alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
The LCSW consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts as required.
The LCSW shall maintain accurate and current notes in the paper medical records (if created) and electronic medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment as required.
The LCSW shall participate in military specific training/activities (e.g., security clearances, use of the DoD or service specific clinical practice guidelines, pre and post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress) and others as directed by the unit Commander or his/her designee.
This position may include clinical supervision of unlicensed providers or trainees.
The LCSW may be required to perform the following some, or all, of the following activities:
Participates in and successfully completes required DoD or service required training.
Contact referred patients to assess treatment adherence.
Use validated symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity.
Assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to barriers.
Provide patients with education regarding their mental health condition and treatment regimen.
Maintain patient information in a patient registry.
Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.
Routinely staffs difficult cases with the referring provider, behavioral health consultant and/or psychiatry consultant.
Performs case management functions.
Master's Degree (MS/MA) in Social Work
Clinical license to independently practice social work
In addition to required master's level training and licensure, all LCSWs will have the following specialized training and education that prepare them for their duties. The contractor must possess the following qualifications:
Must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) or equivalent (MSSW, MSSA) degree from a graduate school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Maintain a current, unrestricted clinical license to independently practice social work in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting.
Experience working in a Government setting such a DOD or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MTF is preferable.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical social work services.
All Health Care Providers shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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