Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Job Locations US-AZ-Luke AFB
Posted Date 1 day ago(4/1/2020 1:37 AM)
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ERP International is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Case Manager for a full-time position in support of Behavioral Health services at the 56th Medical Group, Luke AFB AZ.   Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity.


Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense job satisfaction and pride ERP Employees have in caring for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!

* Paid Time Off and Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision and Health Savings Account available!

* Company Paid STD, LTD and Life Insurance!

* Matching 401K!

* Annual CME! 


About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 9 hour shift between 7:30am and 5:30pm, with a one hour lunch break.

No Call

No weekends or holidays


Job Specific Position Duties: The duties include, but are not limited to the following:

. Serves as Mental Health Case Management Function Leader; supervises staff in the performance of case management functions; assigns and manages staff caseloads
. Provides clinical supervision to unlicensed providers of care and mental health technicians.
. Participates in ongoing collection of data for research and process improvement programming.
. Participates in the orientation and training of other staff.
. Serves on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility.
. Completes medical record documentation and coding, and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance.
. Provides care coordination and follow up planning for individuals being transitioned from inpatient psychiatric units and/or follow up from an emergency department visit or medical hospital admission following a non-fatal suicide attempt.
. Establishes and maintains high touch communication with high risk individuals until a full hand-off and connection is made with the next level of care or provider.
. Gathers assessment data and facilitates care coordination planning: 1) Reviews all clinical documentation prior to contact with the individual. 2) Assists with the development of a collaborative care plan with theindividual/family, care providers and other team members.
. Collaborates with individual and team to develop individualized, collaborative safety plan: 1) Continuously monitors and evaluates the safety plan with the individual and team,making updates as needed.  2) Develops and maintains effective work relationships with individuals, families, andidentified supports to high risk individuals.
. Provides care coordination across the full continuum of care including: 1) Identification of individual and family strengths and needs. 2) Accessing and managing resources on behalf of individuals and families. 3) Advocating for Individuals and families through community agencies, schools,courts, etc. 4) Connects with transportation resources.
. Develops and maintains effective work relationships with: 1) High needs individuals and families, 2) Referral sources and community providers, 3) Treatment Team Members
. Provides at least monthly calls for each patient on the caseload; also responds to patients calling in as the circumstance arises.
. Provides at least weekly face to face contact with each patient on the caseload enrolled in High Risk Suicide Pathway (HRSP); this may be in clinic or in unit, depending on patient desire.
. Provides monthly contact with Commander’s of each patient on the caseload (telephonic or in person).
. Provides weekly contact with Commander’s of each patient on the caseload enrolled in the HRSP (telephonic or in person).
. Provides mobile crisis management throughout MTF; completes suicide risk assessments, safety planning, and coordinates inpatient admissions when required.
. Oversees MHC HRSP; coordinates and chairs weekly Multi-D Tx Team Mtgs (MCCC).
. Participates in Utilization Management/Case Management meetings to review and identify opportunities to improve treatment provided and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
. Participates in the provision of monthly in-service training for members of the clinical and administrative staff on subjects germane to social work and social work CM services.
. Provides patient referrals.
. Interfaces with the MTF RN Case Manager(s) in the development and implementation of the Case Management Program (CMP).
. Develops local strategies that use the strength and disciplines of both nursing and social work to accomplish case management.
. Provides assistance in the development and implementation of educational programs.
. Ensures participant's care is coordinated between client and all healthcare providers.
. Ensures participants' access to needed services during transitions from different levels of care.
. Provides education, reinforcement and frequent communication with participants about their physical and behavioral health status.
. Provides encouragement and support to participants to assist them in solving difficulties they have managing and improving their health.
. Develops strategies to remove barriers, allowing participants to achieve optimal health status.
. Achieves targets related to participant contact.
. Ensures participants understand how to successfully navigate the health care system by providing education and support to them and their family/caregivers.
. Ensures participants behavioral and primary care is coordinated by collaborating and actively communicating with service providers and along with the participant develops strategies to remove barriers.
. Provides health promotion and assists participants and their families/caretakers in developing self-management skills to improve their health.
. Ensures participants have access to social supports such as transportation, housing, benefit information, and learns the skills they need to access them independently.
. Utilizes effective behavioral management techniques, crisis intervention, de-escalation, active listening, motivational interviewing, etc.; demonstrating knowledge and skill to provide quality services.
. Designs and implements appropriate consumer specific service plans, crisis plans, etc.
. Displays knowledge and understanding of ethical standards by evidence of practice with clients and community members.
. Responds promptly to client's needs.
. Ensures participants' access to needed services during transitions from different levels of care.
. Develops strategies with participants so they can reach their health care goals.
. Teaches individuals disease management strategies.
. Achieves team targets related to participant contact.
. Monitors population outcomes.
. Additionally, the social work case manager may be required to provide those services identified under Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW). Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

* Experience:  Shall have a minimum of one year of experience within the past five years in the independent practice of clinical social work/healthcare management for adults, children, families, seniors, or groups.

* License: Active, unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Social Worker from any state.

* Life Support Certification: Possess a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.


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