Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Naval Health Clinic, Groton, CT

Company Description Godwin Corporation, DoD Approved Mentor, provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO Godwin Corporation - providing services for the military and their families since 1987! Job Description Outstanding LCSW Opportunity at Naval Branch Health Clinic, Groton, CT * Excellent Salary & Benefits package! * Full Time Position, Monday – Friday! * 26 Days of PTO! * NO Weekends! NO Holidays! NO Call! * Malpractice Insurance Provided! POSITION OVERVIEW: LCSW position is for the Psychological Health (PH) 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. DUTIES: * Perform a full range of clinical social worker procedures in accordance with clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer. * 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 mature 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 support and community support). Provide counseling to patient and family in matters directly related to patients' limitation, 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. * Consult with Naval Hospital Command and administration, supplying information and feedback regarding procedures and services provided by the Psychology Division. * 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 their families. Take initiative in identifying and assessing the needs of the military community, and organize responses to address those needs. * Act as a human services broker, using clinical judgment and knowledge of area resources to provide information and referrals to patients and other care providers. Qualifications * Education: Possess a master's degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). * Licensure: Possess a current, unrest...
Updated 10-Dec-2014
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