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LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ref No.: 15-00572
Category: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Start Date: 07/22/2015
LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
The Birthplace of Aviation - leader of aerospace technology

The Community
Known as The Birthplace of Aviation, Dayton is home to the Wright Brothers, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, the Wright family mansion Hawthorn Hill, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state's most visited free tourist attraction!), and Wright Patterson Air Force Base where scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratories are developing the latest in aerospace technology. Dayton/Montgomery County, located at one of the busiest crossroads of America, where I-75 north/south meets I-70 east/west, also boasts an international airport serviced by the major carriers. Accessible, affordable, Dayton/Montgomery County offers world-class attractions, diverse accommodations, fantastic arts and culture performances, beautiful parks with bike and recreation trails, a variety of sporting venues and events, plus fabulous shopping and dining.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - Dayton, OH
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located less than one mile from the city of Fairborn, Ohio. The City of Dayton is within 5 miles of the installation. The base is one of the largest and most important bases in the U.S. Air Force. The past, present and future at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are all linked with the Wright Brothers' legacy. The Wright Brothers called Dayton, Ohio, home and Daytonians have long since called their city the "Birthplace of Aviation. "


Summary
Provides case management, care coordination and discharge/disposition planning for inpatient and outpatient care settings. Assists service members and/or veterans, family members and caregivers with receiving the most appropriate options and services to meet their complex health care needs. This includes, but is not limited to, acute, chronic, multiple, complex, catastrophic, or life-threatening illnesses; combat stress, residuals of traumatic brain injury; community adjustment; addictions and other health problems. Coordinates care with multiple providers across all levels and sites of care. Addresses psychosocial as well as medical needs of patients and their families/caregivers through participation in multidisciplinary patient care management practice. Evaluates care and outcomes to ensure the most appropriate and effective care and services.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Assessment - Proactively identifies and evaluates patients and families tor case management from a variety of sources such as through discharge/disposition planning, referrals, the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) process, the healthcare system, employers and facility staff. Conducts systematic, on-going, thorough collection of patient's physical, emotional, psychological, social and medical status and information to include direct patient contact and other relevant sources such as professional and non-professional caregivers, medical records, family/caregiver interviews. Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology.
  • Planning - Develops an appropriate patient-specific plan of care to include short and long term goals, objectives and actions. Coordinates, collaborates, and obtains approval of the plan among the patient, family/caregiver, primary provider and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Implementation - Guides the patient and family/care giver through the healthcare system, maximizing use of resources. Coordinates and executes the plan of care, optimizing access to appropriate services. Ensures necessary referrals are ordered by the appropriate discipline and coordinated. Serves as an advocate for, and ensures education is provided to, the patient and family/caregiver as required. Promotes adherence to treatment plans for improved healthcare outcomes.
  • Coordination - Ensures coordination of care delivery processes, to include alternate healthcare settings and the home environment, for the purposes of enhancing the patient's health and wellness, safety, productivity, and quality of life, and for providing the most beneficial, cost-effective health care. Develops, utilizes and maintains a variety of military and community resources to optimize access to services and medical care. Ensures timely and appropriate provision of services.
  • Monitoring - Documents and updates the treatment plan as needed in accordance with existing DoD, Air Force, local facility and other agency guidelines. Maintains documentation and data collection in accordance with DoD, AF, local facility and other specified agency guidelines. Conducts and/or participates in program evaluation as directed.
  • Evaluation - Monitoring and evaluation may include, but is not limited te: patient's adherence and response to the treatment plan; timeliness of patient and family/caregiver contact and follow-up; identification of variances, patterns or trends from established practice guidelines and/or standards; established outcome measurements; results of interventions, treatment delivery and timeliness of care; and utilization of resources. Monitors and evaluates the facility's case management program per DoD, AF and local policies and guidelines.
  • Travel - Travel outside of the local MTF and/or off the military installation may be necessary. When needed, travel to the patient's military living quarters during inspections to inspect and advocate for the patient's medical and special physical requirements and to verify that the housing being provided is safe, accessible, and facilitates the care and recovery of the member. Travel will be reimbursed lAW Para 2.4.1 of the Contract.
  • Coordinates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, designated facility meetings, and Care Coordination meetings. Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical practice and education relevant to the field of social work and case management.
  • Participates in the orientation and training of other staff. May serve on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility.
  • Must maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with: complexity ofthe assignment; facility policies and guidelines; established principles, ethics and standards of practice of professional nursing; the Case Management Society of America (CMSA); American Accreditation Healthcare Commission/Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC); CAMH; (AAAHC); Health Services Inspection (HSI); and other applicable DoD and Service specific guidance and policies. Must also comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
  • Follows applicable local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidelines.
  • Completes medical record documentation and coding and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance.
  • Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and training programs, and AF/DoD mandated Case Management training.
Qualifications
  • Must have Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from an accredited school of social work.
  • Must have a current valid license having no adverse action pending from any state or national licensing/certification agency. A Social Worker license is defined as a license that allows the Social Worker to work independently without clinical supervision.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years full-time experience in professional case management or discharge planning programs for adults, children, families, seniors and groups.
  • Must be a certified Case Manager by Commission for Case Management (CCM) or National Association of Social Workers (NASW) -OR- certification eligible with 2 years full-time experience in case management for adults, children, families, seniors and groups.
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