Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Mental Health
Company: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES
Posted on: April 6, 2019
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Mental Health job in
Norfolk, Virginia. The job is a civilian position within the
extensive military medical system. Civilian and military personnel
work together in hospitals and clinics providing a full range of
services to the active duty military service members, military
retirees, and their families.Our employees are our best assets!
Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are
valued.Full-time hoursHolidays offPTO - fantastic accrual ratePaid
holidaysCompetitive CompensationBenefit Package (health, dental,
and vision plans) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Mental
Health Job Overview:
- Provide services for both inpatient
and outpatient Mental Health Programs including Crisis
Stabilization Program (CSP), Continuity of Psychiatric Care (CPC)
Program and the Psychiatric Intensive Outpatient Program
- Independently functions as the primary mental health therapist
providing in-depth mental health diagnostic evaluation, assessment
and evidenced based psychotherapy utilizing clinical practice
guidelines and treatment modalities in both inpatient and
outpatient settings dealing with acute, routine and chronic mental
- Provide training and/or technical direction as applicable
- Perform limited administrative duties that include maintaining
statistical records of the HCW's clinical workload, participating
in education programs, and participating in clinical staff
Performance Improvement Functions and Process Action Teams, as
prescribed by the Commander.
- Conduct comprehensive developmental, behavioral,
educational/vocational, medical, psychiatric and/or psychosocial
assessments to determine patient/family needs and resources (both
family support and community support).
- Provide counseling to patient and/or family in matters directly
related to identify limitations, adjustment to
psychiatric/behavioral condition and ongoing treatment. Develop and
implement plan of treatment based upon clinical assessment of
patient or family's diagnosis, current level of functioning, stated
goals and necessity of support services.
- 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.
- 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 Veterans Affairs (VA)
- Plan and maintain referral and coordination services with
civilian health and social service agencies to provide optimal
- 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
- 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. Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(LCSW) - Mental Health Job Qualifications:
- Gaduated from an MSW program accredited by the Council of
Social Work Education (CSWE) with a clinical focus.
- Licensure: active, current, unrestricted. Any U.S. state.
- Minimum of two (2) years of full-time post-licensure experience
as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker within the preceding four (4)
years. The two (2) qualifying years must have consisted of no less
than eighty percent (80 %) of the clinicians practice time being
spent in the provision of in-depth mental health diagnostic
evaluations and evidenced based psychotherapy (i.e. Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT),
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE)
Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR),
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), etc.).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) AHA, ARC, or
- Working knowledge of and experience working with the Diagnostic
and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition, the
International Classification of Diseases 10th edition & Current
Procedural Terminology (CPT) manuals in correctly documenting
mental health care, diagnosis and procedures performed.
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