Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Mental Health Department- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
VESA Health and Technology, Inc. is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) at the Naval Hospital in Lemoore, California.
This task order is a Psychological Health initiative under the Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (PHTBI) program. The program seeks to address gaps in the care available for the prevalent injuries among combatants from the global war on terrorism. Through adoption of risk-based staffing models and a uniform, best practice standard of care across DOD, the program seeks to ensure easy, rapid access to PH and TBI care for all beneficiaries and to ensure that transition across networks of care recognizes the unique care coordination and case management requirements for PH and TBI patients.
- Possess a master's degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- Possess a current, unrestricted license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Possess a minimum of two (2) years postgraduate experience within the last three (3) years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Duties. As assigned, the LCSW shall perform the specific duties as listed but limited to:
- Provide professional assistance to the Substance and Alcohol rehabilitation Program (SARP) program, as requested.
- 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.
Vesa Health & Technology is a federal contracting company that providse all types of healthcare professionals, nation-wide, to our government clientele.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:23:32 PDT