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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Medical Special Needs Coordinator in Rapid City, South Dakota.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Medical Special Needs Coordinator job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system that provides a full range of healthcare to the military and their families.
Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.
- Monday-Friday schedule
- Day schedule
- Fantastic PTO accrual rate
- Competitive Compensation
- Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
- Dedication Program Manager to support your employment
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Medical Special Needs Coordinator Job Overview:
- Oversee and manage the Exceptional Family Member Program Medical (EFMP-M) IAW DOD and Air Force (AF) policy, and any subsequent implementing guidance.
- Establishes and maintains procedures to identify family members with special medical and educational needs in a timely manner.
- Use a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach with other key service providers, such as installation youth and childcare facilities, and officer and enlisted spouses groups, to ensure effective outreach and identification of special needs.
- Knowledge and skills to effectively apply SNC functions: a) Assessment: Identification of patients that need special medical and education needs/management; comprehensive collection of patient information and medical status; and continued evaluation of an established plan of care; b) Planning: Collaboration with the patient, family/caregiver, primary provider and other members of the health care team for developing an effective plan of care; c) Facilitation: Care coordination and communication among all involved parties; d) Advocacy: Support for the patient and family/caregivers to ensure identified education and appropriate, timely care coordination is received.
- Provides training to installation personnel and medical staff; and consultation as needed to support the implementation of EFMP-M base-wide.
- Integrally involved in the Family Member Relocation Clearance (FMRC) process.
- Coordinates the enrollment process and travel screening for all active duty family members' and travel screening upon request to the families of DoD civilian sponsored assignments going to an overseas base.
- Provides oversight to ensure every AF sponsor with one or more family members with special needs assigned to the installation has a SN file maintained at the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).
- Ensures EFMP families are referred to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for additional community assistance as needed.
- Participates in EFMP quarterly case reviews to discuss/assess newly identified families', complex, or unmet medical needs. Determine the appropriate resources necessary for the families.
- Coordinates and participates in designated facility meetings.
- Mastery of theories, principles, and methodologies underlying psychosocial practice.
- Knowledge and understanding of developmental growth; dynamics of human behavior, family, and other social systems; and impact of illness and disability on social functioning.
- Demonstrated abilities in program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and in conducting individual, family group, and community assessments.
- Strong capability to work with service members and/or veterans and their families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated mental, emotional, behavioral, physical, psychosocial, and environmental problems.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Medical Special Needs Coordinator Job Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)
- Education: Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- Prior clinical experience is comparable setting within the past two years
- LCSW Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted. Any U.S. state license honored.
- Computer Competency
- Two years full-time experience in care coordination, discharge planning or case management in a medical setting within the last four years
- Working knowledge of HIPAA, AAAHC, and TJC
Mastery of theories, principles, and methodologies underlying psychosocial practice.
Knowledge and understanding of developmental growth; dynamics of human behavior, family, and other social systems; and impact of illness and disability on social functioning.
Demonstrated abilities in program planning, implementation, and evaluation and in conducting individual, family group, and community assessments.
- Work Environment include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending, and computer use. Position may require patient visitation at another medical facility. May have exposure to communicable illnesses.
Spring 2019 contract start date. Position contingent upon contract award. Incumbents highly encouraged to contact us. Come join our team of healthcare professionals!