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Social Worker

Company: USGP
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

USGP has an opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Barksdale AFB Medical Clinic - Bossier City, Louisiana. The 2nd Medical Group is an outpatient clinic which operates Monday through Friday, 6:00 am until 6:00 pm. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Provide clinical supervision to unlicensed credntialed providers as needed or when directed by supervisor or Mental Health Flight Commander. Provide walk-in triage and assessment services in addition to scheduled patient care as clinic demand indicates or when directed by supervisor. Effectively utilize electronic health record systems in support of the delivery of clinical care, completing required documentation within required time frames. Provide brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model. Services will mimic the pace of primary care. May provide classes in format appropriate for primary care (i.e. stress management class, sleep enhancement class, chronic pain class). Contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD disorders. Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic. 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 participating in Air Force-approved research projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health. Qualifications Master's degree in Social Work from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Must have at least 12 months of experience as an independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the last 36 months, with assessing and providing evidence-based individual counseling to patients within a mental health or health care facility. Must have at least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 36 months with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and/or use of an automated medical record system. Must show proof of training (certificate of completion of training on Cognitive Processing Therapy, or Prolonged Exposure Therapy, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy by a continuing education provider) and ability to deliver an Evidence Based Treatment modality to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 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 organization, problem-solving, and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patiens, families/caregivers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way. Active BLS through the American Heart Association. Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: USGP, Bossier City , Social Worker, Healthcare , Bossier City, Louisiana

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