QuarterLine provides professional health care staffing services to military hospitals and health clinics across the United States. We are currently seeking a full-time Clinical Social Worker at Joint Base Charleston in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
The Clinical Social Worker will generally work between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
- Responsible for and apply social work procedures and techniques in the evaluation and treatment of psychological/psychiatric disorders. Activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Responsible for and provide individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy.
- Consult to medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
- Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produce reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
- Child, Adolescent and Family Social Work Services.
- Evaluation. Evaluate children from infancy through adolescence, to include conducting child and family interviews. Perform psychosocial evaluations to assess and/or treat emotional/behavior problems, educational/academic problems, attention problems, organic disorders, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, social and interpersonal dysfunction, physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect, personality dysfunction and drug/alcohol abuse.
- Treatment. Provide treatment across a range of modalities to include Psychotherapy, play, group and family therapy with all aged children and adolescents. Treat children and adolescents with adjustment disorders, oppositional and non-compliant behavior, attention deficit disorders, anxiety disorders and phobias, eating disorders, elimination disorders, school-related problems, developmental delay, pervasive developmental disorders, childhood psychosis and affective disorders, abuse and other trauma (either psychological or physical), and support the psychological management of medical problems. Provide varied levels of intervention, including individual, parent and family therapy.
- Consultation. Consult with other individuals and organizations to include other hospital services (e.g., Pediatrics, Neurology, Social Work), public schools, courts, the Exceptional Family Member Program and social services agencies regarding specific case management and programmatic issues affecting children and families. Provide consultation and feedback to parents in order to relay results of treatment. Collaborate with other professionals in order to provide social work services to children, and in making interventions within the child's psychosocial environment. Provide consultation which includes not only traditional clinical interventions that emphasize delimiting and remediating psychopathology in children and adolescents, but prevention, and the encouragement of psychological health.
- Training. Attend and provide didactic seminars in the areas of normal growth and development, consultation-liaison and psychotherapeutic approaches to child psychopathology.
- Provide consultation and workshops with parents, schools, hospital staff, and other personnel who work with children and adolescents on the theory and practice of working with this population. Provide training to clinical psychology residents and post-doctoral child psychology fellows, as required.
- Research. Participate in and/or direct research and conducts clinical investigations in social work and/or child and adolescent psychology.
Education. Must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Licensure. Maintain a current, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. A clinical social work license is defined as a license that allows the Social Worker to practice independently without clinical supervision.
E xperience . Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting working with an adult population, or with children and teens if specifically working with that population.
Must possess the ability to independently:
Must possess the knowledge and experience to:
- Conduct psychosocial assessments and provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational, and other diversified backgrounds.
- Provide counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, and families.
- Provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and compliance with treatment.
- Evaluate own practice through participation in a professional peer review case conferences or other organized means.
- Use computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, and tracking, especially those programs in use by DoD. Use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures.
- This includes actue, chronic and traumatic illness/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology. Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical social work services.
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