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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Camp Pendleton, CA, USA
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Services

Mental Health Department

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA

Site of Service. The LCSW shall provide personnel for service in the Mental Health Directorate, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP). Services may also be provided at the Naval Hospital’s Branch/Area Health Clinics, Wounded Warrior Battalion and the MCB Camp Pendleton Brig (24 Area Branch Health Clinic) located within Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum experience of two years within the last three years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
  • Possess a master’s degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • Possess a current, unrestricted license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Duties:

  • Perform assessments, evaluations, consultations, differential diagnosis, and treatment for all disorders defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (current edition) published by the American Psychiatric Association.
  • Work closely with clinical staff and/or base personnel regarding patient awareness of mental health wellness programs (addictions, stress management, group therapies).
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and evaluation of patients in the Family Advocacy Program dealing with domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, as requested.
  • Provide patient consultations requested by Naval Hospital staff health care providers within guidelines established by the Naval Hospital.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and evaluation of patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Combat Stress Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Provide psychological assessment and treatment of individuals confined in the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Brig (24 Area Branch Health Clinic), as requested.
  • Provide input to medical board determinations and administrative separations as requested.
  • Conduct clinical staff education when requested to enhance knowledge, understanding, and awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder, and treatment options for the management of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and other combat related disorders.
  • Practice as an interdependent member of the health team and provide important components of primary health care through direct social work services, consultation, collaboration, referral, teaching, and advocacy.
  • Provide direct and indirect services to both inpatients and outpatients in accordance with social work standards of practice.
  • Assess and treat outpatients in individual, group, couples, and family modalities exercising professional judgment and using a wide range of social work skills to include individual and family counseling to assist patients and their families in dealing with chronic and acute diseases/injuries.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to determine patient needs and resources (both family and community support). Provide counseling to patient and family in matters directly related to patient limitations, adjustment to medical condition, and ongoing treatment. Develop and implement discharge plans, follow-up care, and transfers to other health care facilities (e.g., nursing homes, rehabilitation hospitals, and VA facilities).
  • Plan and maintain referral and coordination services with civilian health and social service agencies to provide optimal patient care.
  • Provide consultation services to medical, nursing, and ancillary hospital staff regarding psychosocial issues, discharge plans, and follow-up care for patients and families.
  • Provide crisis intervention services.
  • Respond independently, and with various media, to appropriate military and community requests for lectures and presentations.
  • Take the initiative in seeking out opportunities to present programs to meet the needs of service members and their families.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with community resources. Coordinate with teachers, lawyers, physicians, and representatives of their service disciplines for the benefit of the service member and families.
  • Take initiative in identifying and assessing the needs of the military community, and organize responses to address those needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Social Work: 3 years (Required)
  • LCSW: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Location:

  • Camp Pendleton, CA (Required)

License:

  • LCSW (Required)
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