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Behavioral Health Specialist - LMSW

Company: Posterity Group LLC
Location: weslaco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

An excellent opportunity exists to work for a government contractor with competitive compensation and excellent work-life balance. Posterity Group, LLC is seeking Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) to provide Behavioral Health Professional Services for the Army National Guard in Weslaco, Texas. Role and Responsibilities: Provide emergent counseling consisting of prevention, psychoeducation, early intervention, crisis response and post-incident recovery in person or telephonic within two (2) hours of notification. Provide at least 48 clinical services hours per week; consisting of assessment, intervention plan, referral, and monitoring of clinical progress. Provide up to 3 counseling sessions per Service Member or dependent, per event. Connect identified service members with available resources and civilianproviders, and monitor compliance, progress, and outcomes of referrals. Conduct follow up with the SM and collateral agents; serve as a resource forsoldiers and unit commands regarding the implementation of treatment recommendationsand restrictions of Soldier activities (if applicable) Maintain knowledge of and proficiency with the array of local, state, and nationalexternal behavioral health resources available to MOARNG service members. Provide clinical documentation consisting of delivery of clinical paperwork, including entries into eCase, completion of Standard Form 600, and other forms as required within the (3) days of the occurrence of the event. Prepare bi-weekly statistical and narrative reports consisting of activities related to behavioral health as necessary, including collecting demographic information, military and deployment history, as well as the identification of behavioral health issues and stressors within five (5) calendar days of the reporting period. The contractor shall attend weekly meetings and follow all HIPAA regulations and professional ethical standards in all activities. Travel as needed for events and presentations Qualifications: Must have an unrestricted license in the state of Texas to practice based on degree (LCSW), or be license-eligible and fully licensed within 1 year. Must have a minimum of five years' experience in the application of clinical mental health principles. Have a strong working knowledge of DSM-5 diagnostic categories and criteria. Have experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of mental health conditionsacross the lifespan using evidence-based approaches. Have experience and/or knowledge of health care within the military system,including external/civilian resources available to service members and their families. Have excellent professional communication skills, both verbal and written. Be able to build and maintain strong relationships, maintain appropriateboundaries, and work equally well independently or as part of a team. Be courteous and professional when delivering clinical recommendations that mayat times be adversarial to some service members who have a vested interest inappearing well. Have the ability to manage and prioritize key tasks (e.g., clinical emergencies) in anefficient and effective manner. Be comfortable making clinical recommendations with limited information and inthe context of diagnostic uncertainty. Be comfortable with computer software (e.g., Microsoft Office) including militaryapplications (e.g., MODS, eProfile, MedPros, etc.). Posterity Group LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Posterity Group LLC, Edinburg , Behavioral Health Specialist - LMSW, Other , weslaco, Texas

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