ERP International is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Integrated Primary Care for a full-time position in support of the Behavioral Health Optimization Program (BHOP) at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA. Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity. www.erpinternational.com
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* 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!
* Malpractice Insurance Provided!
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.
Monday - Friday, 9 hours between7:00am and 6:00pm, with a one hour lunch.
May work more than 40 hours in a week; must be flexible to meet work demand.
NO Weekends, NO Call, NO Holidays
Job Specific Position Duties: The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Internal Behavioral Health Consultant in the Patient Centered MedicalHome (PCMH). The type of work may include, but not limited to, the following:
• Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air Force IBHC training.
• Phase I training is approximately four days onsite - travel paid.
• Phase II training will occur within 90 days of completion of Phase I training for a two day course.
• 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).
• 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 nonmedical 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 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 CF training requirements before engaging in CF 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.
• Performs case management functions.
• 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.
* 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: 1) Must have one year experience in the last three years in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems. 2) 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.
* License: Active, unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Social Worker from any state.
* Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.