The Geneva Foundation

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Req No.
2022-3247
Category
Office of Research Management (ORM)
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 vision is to lead the way in transforming military medicine. 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 The Position

 

The Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) will assess patient's psycho-social needs and provide counseling services to individuals as part of a federally funded study of a nonpharmacological study of cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for posttraumatic headaches.

 

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 to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate case management and optimize care
  • Counsels patients using a manualized intervention for posttraumatic headache.
  • 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
  • Ensures treatment notes are recorded in patients' medical charts in accordance with industry standards and organizational policies and consistent with standing research operating procedures.
  • Attends and participates in patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Marriage and Family Therapy license (LMFT)
  • 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.).

 

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