Medical Social Worker, MSW Special Needs Coordinator, Kirtland AFB
Platinum Business Corporation
May 16, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Outstanding Medical Social Worker, MSW Special Needs Coordinator Opportunity at Kirtland AFB, NM!
Come Join Our Team of exceptional health care providers at Kirtland AFB and experience immense pride others have discovered in caring for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans!
Elevate your career by applying for our MSW Special Needs Coordinator opportunity in support of Kirtland AFB!
Excellent Compensation & Comprehensive Benefits!
Full Time Position Days, Monday - Friday!
NO Weekends! No Call!
PTO! 10 Paid Federal Holidays! 5 Paid Family Days!
Annual CME Stipend!
Malpractice Insurance Provided
POSITION SUMMARY: The MSW SNC oversees and manages the Exceptional Family Member Program â“ Medical (EFMP-M) IAW DOD and Air Force (AF) policy, and any subsequent implementing guidance. Establishes and maintains procedures to identify family members with special medical and educational needs in a timely manner. The SNC 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 AF sponsors assigned to the installation, or whose personnel functions are handled at the installation, are âœQ-codedâ (EFMP-enrolled) regardless of location of family members.
DUTIES: Include, but are not limited to the following:
* The SNC social worker 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 manner. The SNC 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 âœQ codedâ (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 base-wide.
* Integrally involved in the Family Member Relocation Clearance (FMRC) process. Ensures all FMRC requirements are implemented by all EFMP-M staff. 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 overseas base.
* 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 needed. 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 â“ Family Support (EFMP-FS) and Exceptional Family Member Program â“ Assignments (EFMP-A) services at the installation. 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 families.
* 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.
* Participates in the clinic orientation and training of other staff of the Special Needs Program. May serve on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility.
* Must maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with: complexity of the assignment; facility policies and guidelines; established principles, ethics and standards of practice of professional social work, Health Services Inspection (HSI); and other applicable DoD and service specific guidance's and policies. Must also comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
* Follows applicable local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidelines.
* Completes medical record documentation and coding and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance.
* Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and SNC training programs.
* Education: Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree from an accredited graduate school of social work.
* Experience: A minimum of two years full-time experience in care coordination, discharge planning or case management in a medical setting within the last four years.
* Certification: Possess and maintain a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Must be a U.S citizen and have the ability to pass a Background Check/Security Clearance.
* Additional Required Knowledge and Experience: This information will be provided in a detailed Position Description prior to conduction an initial phone interview.
STAFFING & SCHEDULING:
* Usual Duty Hours is an 8-hour shift between the hours of 0700 â“ 1600 Monday - Friday, to include and an uncompensated one hour lunch.
* Work Environment/Physical Requirements include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending, and computer use. Position may require patient visitation at another medical treatment facility. May have exposure to communicable illnesses.
Platinum Business Corporation provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO www.platinumcorporation.com
Internal Number: 1936235
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