QuarterLine Licensed Clinical Social Worker in United States
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Robins AFB, Macon, GA - ROBINS AFB, GA
QuarterLine is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our team at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. As an employee of QuarterLine, you will have the opportunity to treat active duty personnel, military retirees, eligible veterans, and their enrolled family members at 78th Medical Group.
The 78th Medical Group supports the war and peacetime mission of the 78th Air Base Wing, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, and over 30 associate units representing six major commands. The Group Consist of a diverse military healthcare facility with over 470 personnel assigned to three squadrons providing healthcare for over 47,000 military and civilian personnel.
Additionally, the 78th MDG has the second largest Occupational and Bioenvironmental operations in the Air Force supporting 22,000 personnel. The 78th MDG is accredited by The Joint Commission and fully supports medical readiness for 6,500 military personnel.
To learn more, please visit: https://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Robins/About-Us/.
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
Provides brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model (i.e., per the Air Force Behavioral Health Optimization Program Practice Manual).
Services will mimic the pace of primary care (i.e., patients seen for 15- to 30-minute appointments).
May provide classes in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., stress management class, sleep enhancement class, chronic pain class).
May participate in group medical appointments, including Shared Medical Appointments (SMA) and Drop in Group Medical Appointments (DIGMA), as requested by the PCM.
Works independently in the absence of direct oversight and adheres to Air Force values. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing and resolving professional issues.
Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
Must possess organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues and specific patients.
Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients referred.
Delivers brief presentations/trainings to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and IBHC services.
Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
Provide technical direction and clinical insight into relevant projects being conducted at the site of service.
Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in the patient’s electronic medical record within the allowable timeframe defined by the MTF standard after the patient is seen.
Effectively manage a full daily patient load, as defined by the Mental Health Business Practice Standards and BHOP Manual of completing approximately 8-14 patient encounters per day.
Duties may include supervision of providers who are in training or not fully licensed.
Duties may include participating in Air Force-approved research projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health.
Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders as required.
Participates in military-specific training (e.g., use of the Air Force Guide for Suicide Risk Assessment, Management, and Treatment, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress, etc).
Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and 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, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by supervisor.
Care Facilitator (CF) in a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
IBHCs who are assigned to MTFs that have between 3,000 and 7,500 adult enrollees in the Family Health Clinic will provide both IBHC and CF services per the BHOP Manual.
Participates in and successfully completes Air Force care facilitator training. Demonstrates core competency skills to CF independent practice within 240 days of starting. The 240-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 240 days.
Care facilitator training is an interactive computer-based training that is approximately three days in length. The candidate must complete all BHCF training requirements before engaging in BHCF patient care services.
Contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD disorders.
Use validated brief 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 behavioral 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.
Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: quality improvement meeting, professional staff meetings, commander's staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by supervisor.
Degree : Must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a graduate school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support : Current hands-on Heart Saver AED CPR course from a nationally accredited agency (such as American Heart Association or American Red Cross).
Education: Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Experience: Must have at least 12 months of experience, as a licensed social worker, in the last 24 months, with assessing and providing evidence-based individual counseling to patients within a mental health or health care facility. Must have at least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 24 months with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and use of an automated medical record system. Prefer those with recent experience(within the past three years) providing integrated behavioral health services within a primary care setting.
Licensure: 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.
Citizenship: U.S. citizenship – mandatory.
Ability to pass background check and drug screen.
Current physical and immunizations.
Previous experience working with the military population.
Work Location, Hours, and Physical Requirements:
Physical Requirements: You will be working in a military treatment facility and must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.
Hours of Performance: You shall perform the services required for 8 hours between the hours of 0730 to 1630.
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