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Social Worker (Clinical)

Company: MEDCOM
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

The position Clinical Social Worker is located at Tripler Medical Center, Honolulu, HI.
The Island of Oahu in Hawaii is often nicknamed (or translated as) "The Gathering Place". It is currently the most populated Hawaiian Island. The city of Honolulu is the largest city, state capital, and main deep water marine port for the State of Hawaii. As a jurisdictional unit, the entire island of Oahu is in Honolulu County, although as a place name, Honolulu occupies only a portion of the southeast end of the island. Well-known features found on Oahu include Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma, Kaneohe Bay, Kailua Bay, North Shore, and the resort destination, KoOlina.
Oahu is also known for having the longest rain shower in history, which lasted for 200 consecutive days. K?ne?ohe Ranch reported 247 straight days with rain from August 27, 1993 to April 30, 1994. The average temperature in Oahu is around 7085 F (2129 C) and the island is the warmest in June through October. The weather during the winter is cooler, but still warm with an average temperature of 6878 F (2026 C).
Screens and interviews patients and perform bio-psychosocial evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices relating to psychological counseling. Provides targeted assessment and evaluation which includes diagnostic impressions and functional status focused on the presenting problem. Provides timely and succinct feedback to other medical providers and service members command when appropriate regarding consultations findings and recommendations. Makes behavioral health diagnoses as appropriate in accordance with DSM-IV-TR criteria or other more current accepted standards. Provides individual and group therapy using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy. Assesses and provides crisis intervention for service members. Reviews and approves the appropriate modality of each patient. Participates with other professional staff in providing emergency behavioral health services on a scheduled, rotating and on-call basis to patients during normal duty hours to include screening patients for appropriateness of psychiatric hospitalizations. Maintains full professional responsibility and individual accountability for professional decisions and actions. Uses findings, conclusions and recommendations are accepted as being professionally sound by colleagues and organization superiors.
Formulates behavioral health interventions and assists with implementing and monitoring treatment plans. Provides focused follow ups which includes relapse and prevention education. Triage and referral patients to Specialty Behavioral Health Care when appropriate. Performs administrative functions as an interdisciplinary team member. Provides on-going consultation services for a sub-set of patients who require on-going monitoring and follow-up (i.e., continuity consultations) with providers where appropriate. Evaluates treatment effectiveness using objectives and measurable outcomes to make adjustments if appropriate for increased compliance and efficacy. Works as an inter-disciplinary team member to develop specific clinical pathways or best practice programs for targeted patient groups such as patients with acute stress symptoms and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in patients medical record in no more than 72 hours after the patient is seen.
Evaluates training opportunities and professional development activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Basic Requirements:
US Citizenship required
Required to possess a current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory of the United States.
Position requires credentialing. Applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to meet credentialing requirements.
Required to complete a pre-employment physical examination.
Required to lift 30 lbs.
Position requires a childcare background investigation.
ID: 2023-7564
Recruitment Bonus: Negotiable
External Company Name: Defense Health Agency Civilian Corps, Falls Church, VA
External Company URL: http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com/
Post End Date: 10/1/2023

Keywords: MEDCOM, Honolulu , Social Worker (Clinical), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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