About The Geneva Foundation
The Geneva Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established in 1993 with the purpose to ensure optimal health for service members and the communities they serve. This purpose is accomplished through our mission to advance military medicine through research, development, and education. Our culture is living our core values that focus on a higher purpose. Geneva serves a diverse population and is committed to making diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging a central focus of the employee experience. As a leader in military medical research, we develop critical lifesaving solutions for the global community – and build rewarding careers for our employees.
About This Position
We are looking for an energetic individual with a passion for improving optimal management of common injuries seen in the military health system. This is a highly dynamic position requiring high levels of curiosity, independence, and drive. Every day is different.
The Clinical Social Worker will provide direct treatment to active and retired service members and their families. The Clinical Social Worker will provide individual counseling to people experiencing chronic pain and related mental health and substance use disorders, utilizing mindfulness-based and cognitive-behavioral methods. Individuals are expected to create and maintain therapeutic alliance with patients and study participants throughout the life of the study to help maximize follow-up. Individuals will also work with teams conducting and overseeing the trials at different military sites and civilian academic centers, working closely with other staff providers in Family Medicine, Orthopaedics and Physical Therapy.
This is an on-site position assigned to the Brooke Army Medical Center on FT. Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX. A thorough government background check will be required.
About This Project
This individual will be helping the primary investigator and study team successfully execute large clinical trials and studies related to musculoskeletal disorders. Current trials include elements of clinical care for back pain, knee osteoarthritis, post-surgical pain management, bone stress injuries and optimization of return to duty after injury. A variety of physical therapy interventions are included, as well as holistic approaches that include health coaching, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based treatments. This position will support this holistic approach to care.