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Military Family Life Counselor - Pediatric Clinic with Security Clearance

Company: Leidos
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

R-00135224 Description Leidos is hiring licensed behavioral health professionals to join our Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Healthy Steps initiative to support at the Tripler Army Medical Center Pediatric Clinic Join the mission to support U.Smilitary service members and their families as they work through important military life adjustments while serving their countryThe Healthy Steps Specialist position offers a unique opportunity to serve a vital role, in providing non-medical support, which includes counseling, consultation, and outreach, to eligible faculty, staff, parents, children, and youthNon-medical counseling is preventive in nature and aims to address and provide solution focused approaches to issues before they become greater challengesThe Healthy Steps Specialist (HSS) is an early child development expert who will join the MFLC team and pediatric primary care team at the installation's pediatric clinicMilitary families face unique emotional and environmental challenges due to the stress of military lifeThis is an opportunity for you to reach them where and when you are most neededHealthySteps Specialists Responsibilities Include:--- Promotes HealthySteps within the practice to families and providers.--- Conducts team-based well-child visits before, during, or following the primary care provider.--- Focus on monitoring development, social-emotional functioning, and relational health, and providing anticipatory guidance.--- Conducts consultations on a short-term basis for needs regarding development and/or behavioral concerns such as sleep, positive parenting, picky eating, etc.--- Maintains a child development support line and responds to and tracks call requests within the designated response time.--- Participates in reflective supervision meetings.--- May facilitate parent/caregiver groups.--- Creates and maintains community resource directory/databaseProvides referrals and tracks follow-up, as appropriate, to help families make successful connections to key resources within the community.--- Reaches out to community providers to share about HealthySteps, their role, and receive information to support referrals, warm handoffs, and ensure appropriate referral criteria is met.--- Participates (when appropriate) in community-wide early childhood and/or mental health meetings.--- Is an active member of the HS Implementation Team and attends regular team meetings.--- Works with the front office administrative staff to ensure scheduling of the HS Specialist's time in coordination with provider visits (i.e., well-child visits).--- Engages in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) initiatives to ensure the HealthySteps model is delivered with fidelity.--- Collaborates with HealthySteps implementation team to implement all eight Core Components including universal screenings, making positive parenting and early learning guidance information available, and adjusting workflows for optimal efficiency.--- Maintains open communication with all members of the primary care team.--- Works closely with pediatric primary providers around care coordination, goal setting, coaching, and education about key aspects of a child's development.--- Provides consultation and/or facilitates training to medical professionals and all practice staff re: early childhood development, early relational health/infant early childhood mental health, and trauma- informed practice.--- Maintains extensive databases required to meet HealthySteps fidelity metrics including both internal and external referrals.--- Collaborates with HealthySteps Implementation Team to complete required annual site reporting to the HealthySteps National Office at ZERO TO THREE, which may include analysis of both external database files and EHR data reports.--- Documents all patient clinical activity and care coordination in EHR.--- Tracks caseload to ensure capacity to deliver the HS services within the risk stratified service delivery modelThis includes ensuring exit criteria is met and that families and children are elevated to higher levels of care or referred to community providers if neededHealthySteps Specialists will also benefit from:--- No insurance to file.--- No progress notes required.--- No treatment plans to develop.--- iPad provided for easy digital reporting, with no PII or PHI.--- Paid federal holidays.--- Free and unlimited behavioral healthcare training.--- Reimbursement for job-related license renewal fees.--- Eligibility to participate in 401K retirement plan.--- Centralized support through a Counseling Center of Excellence that provides best practices, expert speakers, and state-of-the-art resourcesAdditional Job Duties May Include:--- Participating in HealthySteps training--- Participating in administrative and clinical/reflective supervision meetings--- Responding to emergent situations in any physical location on a military installation--- Traversing long distances to both indoor and outdoor locations, to maneuver through rugged, outdoor, or uneven locations (ascend/descend), and work in outdoor weather.--- Travelling to locations outside of a military base in a variety of physical environments.--- Due to the nature of working on military installations or related worksites, counselors may need to comply with various site-specific requirements to work at designated locationsMinimum Requirements:--- A master's degree or higher in the Behavioral Health Professions (MS/MSW/MA/PhD).--- Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW, MFT, LPCC, Psychologist) in the state where you provide services.--- Must be a U.Scitizen.--- Must be able to pass a basic background check for employment, a Child National Agency Check, and Inquiries (NACI/CNACI) clearance, commonly called a Public Trust clearance Original Posting Date: 2024-05-07
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed abovePay Range: Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only -and not a guarantee of compensation or salaryAdditional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Honolulu , Military Family Life Counselor - Pediatric Clinic with Security Clearance, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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