Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Medical Special Needs Coordinator
Company: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: April 6, 2019
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Medical Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Special Needs
Coordinator in Great Falls, Montana.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Special Needs
Coordinator job is within the military medical system and is a
civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in
the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical
clinics provide services to the active duty military service
members, military retirees, and their families.Our employees are
our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals
where you are valued.Monday-FridayDay shiftsFederal holidays
offFantastic PTO accrual rateCompetitive CompensationBenefit
Package (health, dental, and vision plans) Licensed Clinical Social
Worker (LCSW) - Special Needs Coordinator Job Overview:
- Oversees and manages the Exceptional
Family Member Program Establishes and maintains procedures to
identify family members with special medical and educational needs
in a timely manner.Use a multi-disciplinary and collaborative
approach with other key service providers, such as installation
youth and childcare facilities, and officer and enlisted spouses
groups, to ensure effective outreach and identification of special
needs. Ensures AF sponsors assigned to the installation, or whose
personnel functions are handled at the installation, are "Q-coded"
(EFMP-enrolled) regardless of location of family members. Use
knowledge and skills to effectively apply SNC functions: a)
assessment b) Planning c) Facilitation d) Advocacy.=
- Oversees and manages the installation EFMP-M IAW DoD and AF
policy and any subsequent implementing guidance.
- Uses clinical assessment skills and maintains procedures to
identify sponsors whose family
- members have special medical and educational needs in a timely
- Uses a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach with other
key service providers, such as installation youth and childcare
facilities, and officer and enlisted spouses groups, to ensure
effective outreach and identification of special needs.
- Ensures family members of the AF personnel or family of the AF
member are appropriately "Q coded" (EFMP-enrolled).
- Ensures all active duty sponsors known to the Air Force
Personnel Center, and Local Military Personnel Section (MPS) and/or
Commander Support Staff (CSS) where applicable, having family
members with special needs are identified in AF medical special
needs data management systems.
- Provides oversight for base-level data entry in AF-provided
data management systems used in the management of EFMP-M.
- Provides training to installation personnel and medical staff;
and consultation as needed to support the implementation of EFMP-M
- Integrally involved in the Family Member Relocation Clearance
- Ensures all FMRC requirements are implemented by all EFMP-M
- Coordinates the enrollment process and travel screening for all
active duty family members' and travel screening upon request to
the families of DoD civilian sponsored assignments going to an
- Provides oversight to ensure every AF sponsor with one or more
family members with special needs assigned to the installation has
a SN file maintained at the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).
- Ensures Q-coded sponsors assigned to the installation are
contacted annually to determine if there are unmet needs and to
request updates of information as needed.
- Collaborates with the Integrated Delivery System (IDS) and
other interagency forums that provide family medical information
and referrals to base and civilian agencies.
- Ensures EFMP families are referred to the Airman and Family
Readiness Center for additional community assistance as
- Maintains a cooperative working relationship with the base MPS,
CSS, and with Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC).
- Actively supports the integration of EFMP-M, Exceptional Family
Member Program Family Support (EFMP-FS) and Exceptional Family
Member Program Assignments (EFMP-A) services at the
- Provides information, appropriate contact information, and
coordinates referrals as appropriate.
- Participates in EFMP quarterly case reviews to discuss/assess
newly identified families', complex, or unmet medical needs.
Determine the appropriate resources necessary for the
- Patient specific assessments and clinical plans of action will
be located in AHLTA and the Special Needs record. Meeting minutes
will not contain patient identifying information.
- Coordinates and participates in designated facility meetings.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Special Needs Coordinator
- BLSMaster's degree in Social Work
(MSW)Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).LCSW Licensure: Current,
full, active, and unrestricted. Any U.S. state or jurisdiction
- Minimum of two years full-time experience in care coordination,
discharge planning or case management in a medical setting within
the last four years.
- Mastery of theories, principles, and methodologies underlying
- Knowledge and understanding of developmental growth; dynamics
of human behavior, family, and other social systems; and impact of
illness and disability on social functioning.
- Demonstrated abilities in program planning, implementation, and
evaluation, and in conducting individual, family, group, and
- Strong capability to work with service members and/or veterans
and their families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated
mental, emotional, behavioral, physical, psychosocial, and
- Working knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality
(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]), and
accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory
Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission (TJC).
- Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both orally
and written. Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with
people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative,
fearful, emotionally distraught, and potentially agitated.
- Must demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking skills and
expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social,
interpersonal and financial patient situations.
- Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication
skills to articulate medical requirements to patients,
families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a
professional and courteous way. Contract position with a Spring
2019 start date. Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents
highly encourage to contact us. Come join our team of healthcare
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