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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Case Manager

Company: Luke & Associates Inc.
Location: Hampton
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Clinical Social Worker Case Manager

Site Of Service

  • Medical Treatment Facilities located on Langley AFB within the Mental Health Clinic

    Position Qualification/Requirements
    • Degree: Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
    • Experience: Minimum of one (1) year within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work/healthcare management for adults, children, families, seniors, or groups.
    • Licensure: Possess a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands
    • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
    • English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
    • HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.
    • Serves as Mental Health Case Management Function Leader; supervises staff in the performance of case management functions; assigns and manages staff caseloads

      Specific Duties
      • 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:
        • Reviews all clinical documentation prior to contact with the individual
        • Assists with the development of a collaborative care plan with the individual/family, care providers and other team members.
        • Collaborates with individual and team to develop individualized, collaborative safety plan
          • Continuously monitors and evaluates the safety plan with the individual and team, making updates as needed.
          • Develops and maintains effective work relationships with individuals, families, and identified supports to high risk individuals.
          • Provides care coordination across the full continuum of care including:
            • Identification of individual and family strengths and needs
            • Accessing and managing resources on behalf of individuals and families
            • Advocating for Individuals and families through community agencies, schools, courts, etc.
            • Connects with transportation resources.
            • Develops and maintains effective work relationships with:
              • High needs individuals and families
              • Referral sources and community providers
              • 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 Commanders of each patient on the caseload (telephonic or in person).
              • Provides weekly contact with Commanders 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.

                • Duty hours will be Monday Friday. Eight (8) hours of duty from 0730 to 1630.by Jobble

Keywords: Luke & Associates Inc., Hampton , Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Case Manager, Healthcare , Hampton, Virginia

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