The Arora Group Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Warrensburg, Missouri
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Allied / Privileged
Currently recruiting a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) at Whiteman AFB near Warrensburg, MO to provide care for America's active duty heroes, military retirees, and their families. The Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) will work embedded into units on the base. Patients will be seen in the work setting, not in a clinical setting.
DUTIES OF THE LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW):
Perform a full range of clinical social worker procedures in accordance with clinical privileges granted by the Hospital.
Practice as an interdependent member of the health team and provide important components of primary health care through direct social work services, consultation, collaboration, referral, teaching, and advocacy.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for the application of social work procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, and evidenced-based therapies, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders using the following skills: individual, family and group psychotherapy, couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
The social worker consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders, other helping agencies on the installation, and school districts as required
Plan and maintain referral and coordination services with civilian health and social service agencies to provide optimal patient care.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker shall participate in military specific training/activities (e.g., security clearances, use of the DoD or service specific clinical practice guidelines, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress) and others as directed by the unit Commander or his/her designee.
Provide crisis intervention services.
Respond independently, and with various media, to appropriate military and community requests for lectures and presentations. Take the initiative in seeking out opportunities to present programs to meet the needs of service members and their families.
Perform occupational assessments and provide written documentation as directed (e.g., PRP paperwork, medical profile reports, medical evaluation board reports, commander directed evaluations, etc.)
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.
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW):
Master’s degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
2 years post-Masters experience as a clinical social worker within the last 5 years.
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.
U.S. citizen (for access to Government computer systems)
The Social Worker must have a secret security clearance prior to on-boarding.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS OF THE LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW):
Excellent starting pay
10 paid Federal holidays
15 days Paid Vacation per year!
Health & Welfare benefit covers health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance
Dental & vision plans
ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 25 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty servicemembers, their families, and veterans.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability