The Geneva Foundation

Clinical Social Worker

Req No.
2022-3195
Category
Hidden (21694)
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations
US-HI-Honolulu
<b> Location : Name </b>
Tripler Army Medical Center TAMC

Overview

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

 

The Clinical Social Worker will assess patient's psycho-social needs, and provide counseling services to individuals as part of a federally funded study of nonpharmacological treatment for headache attributable to mild traumatic brain injury.

 

This is an on-site position assigned to the Tripler Army Medical Center on Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, HI. A thorough government background check will be required. 

 

About The Project

 

Project MARCH: Multisite Advancement of Research on Chronic Posttraumatic Headache

Background: Posttraumatic Headache is a growing and disabling problem. There are no available guidelines for treating posttraumatic headache, and there is extraordinary variability in treatment practices as a result. 

AimDetermine the efficacy of Clinic-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CCBT; using our manualized intervention) and Telemedicine-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TCBT; using our manualized intervention) for posttraumatic headache (PTH) compared to treatment as usual (TAU) across seven geographically-dispersed treatment sites.

 

Salary Range

 

$70,000 - $85,000. Salaries are determined based on several factors including external market data, internal equity, and the candidate’s related knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.

Responsibilities

  • Provides behavioral health (BH) screenings, assessment, and direct care, specialty referral and longitudinal BH care management
  • Provides thorough assessment of clients, issues, and situations to design and develop a comprehensive treatment plan for the resolution of complex social, economic and psychosocial problems
  • Conducts psychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate case management and optimize care
  • Evaluates the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with unexplained chronic symptoms on individual and family system as well as assess patient's functioning within work, family and on a daily basis and identify areas needing continued support and resources in order to assist patient in treatment
  • Provides services to high-risk populations including service members pending medical discharge due to physical and or behavioral health illnesses
  • Develops, implements, and maintains in partnership with clients and other health care providers and community resources as applicable, an optimum, comprehensive care plan
  • Coordinates services for those clients who move out of region to ensure continuity of care
  • Advocate for clients as needed, and assist with negotiating systems to acquire resources and services, including assisting with paperwork completion, while consistently demonstrating a caring attitude that exceeds the client's expectations for services
  • Educates clients, their families, commanders and health care staff on community resources including information and referral for financial, housing, educational, employment and childcare resources as required by client's needs assessment
  • Performs various administrative duties in support of the services provided, e.g. conducting seminars and training programs for out-patient, and community clientele
  • Attends and participates in patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities
  • Serves as trainer/mentor to lower graded social workers or students and other behavioral/psychological specialists trainees, providing advice and guidance on less complex cases or cases of limited scope
  • Performs on-call behavioral health services and provides crisis intervention when appropriate
  • Reviews and evaluates professional records to ensure compliance IAW hospital and Departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Cognizant of and adhere to all applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Performs development duties that assist current programs managed or developed to help insure work efforts are successful
  • May serve as subject matter expert to the research team and provide guidance on the preparation of technical progress reports

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Two (2) years post-graduate supervision experience is required.
  • Experience with military and veteran populations is preferred.
  • Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication.
  • Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to independently conduct psychosocial treatment to military service members and veterans from various socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures.
  • Ability to adhere to research protocols and willingness to complete trainings preparatory to research (e.g., CITI, Good Clinical Practice, etc.).
  • Computer skills including at least intermediate level experience with Excel and Microsoft Office Software.

 

 

 

 

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