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Frontline National Published: July 11, 2019
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Job Type
Category

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for a full-time opportunity in Bethesda, MD at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Please apply online or contact a recruiter, at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a national scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • Perform a full range of clinical social worker procedures in accordance with clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer.
  • Practice as an interdependent member of the Pain Management team and provide important components of primary health care through direct social work services, consultation, collaboration, referral, teaching, and advocacy.
  • Will primarily work with Wounded Warriors and their families and Active Duty experiencing chronic and acute pain
  • Develop and lead pain management group utilizing a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, brief solution-focused therapy, hypnosis, guided imagery, specialized breathing and other stress management techniques.
  • Provide direct and indirect services to both inpatients and outpatients in accordance with social work standards of practice
  • Assess and treat outpatients in individual, group, couples, and family modalities exercising mature 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 pain.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and resources (both family support and community support). Provide counseling to patient and family in matters directly related to patients’ limitation, 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 VA facilities). Plan and maintain referral and coordination services with civilian health and social service agencies to provide optimal patient care.
  • 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 or lectures and presentations. Take the initiative in seeking out opportunities to present programs to meet the needs of service members and their families.
  • Consult with Walter Reed and administration, supplying information and feedback regarding procedures and services provided by the Psychology Division.
  • 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 their families. Take initiative in identifying and assessing the needs of the military community, and organize responses to address those needs.
  • Act as a human services broker, using clinical judgment and knowledge of area resources to provide information and referrals to patients and other care providers.
  • This position will support or be an instructor for the NCRPI’s Annual Pain Care Skills Training, which may occur outside for the NCR and will be a minimum of three (3) full days.
  • The provider will support Tele-Pain services by seeing patients for the benefit of access to care for pain management.
  • Possesses exemplary customer service and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office & EMR computer skills.
  • Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments related to prevention, and treatment of Chronic and Acute Pain is desirable.
  • Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing.
  • Possess the ability to communicate efficiently with an interdisciplinary team
  • Possess flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Be adept at creative problem solving.
  • Possess commitment to quality.
  • Developing self on an ongoing basis.
  • Possess good time management skills
  • Will be responsible for tracking patients, patients’ needs and referrals

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Possess a Master’s degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from an accredited university

Continuing Education: Maintains appropriate CEUs necessary for licensure.

Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years post-masters experience as a clinical social worker within the last three (3) years.
  • Possess a current, unrestricted license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Psychotherapist in Pain Management.
  • Must have extra skills such as mind body techniques, stress resiliency, touch therapy, Cognitivebehavioral therapy (CBT) for pain or sleep or other modalities to support pain management.
  • Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
  • Shall be knowledgeable of equipment and supply terminology and skill sufficient to identify and use necessary equipment and supplies properly and to communicate proper use with nurses, medical staff, patients and family members.
  • Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing.
  • Shall be knowledgeable and possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients. The Contract HCP shall demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population served
  • Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.

Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

 License/Certification and Training:

  • Valid, unrestricted, LISCW-Social Work license at least one state, territory or commonwealth of the US.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 40 Hours per week
  • No Federal Holidays Required
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