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Clinical Social Worker – Behavioral Health Optimization Program (BHOP) for Eielson AFB, Alaska
(Abbreviation- HCWs = Health care workers)
U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
Recognized Holidays: Contract Health Care Workers (HCWs) will not be required to work on federally recognized holidays.
Pacific Air Forces Family Days: Contract HCWs ☒ will not be required to work on PACAF Family Days. Approximately 10 Family Days are recognized per calendar year.
Hours of Performance: The performance hours of the MTF are as follows: 0730-1630, Monday through Friday.
Scheduling: The schedule or scheduling process is as follows: routine work absences (personal appointments, sick days, etc.) will be coordinated through the Flight Commander, Functional Requirements Evaluator Designee (FRED), and the Contracting Officer Representative(s).
Place of Performance: The work to be performed under this contract will be at Building 3349, 2630 Central Avenue, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska 99702. HCWs shall receive notification two weeks prior to the reassignment. HCWs shall receive notification two weeks prior to any outreach assignments/requirements away from the typical work place, but still within the local Eielson Air Force Base area.
Contractor Travel: Reimbursement ☒will be provided for required periodic travel. HCW travel requirements are as follows: The Contractor, including both Contractor Management Staff and HCWs, shall be required to perform periodic travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) as directed by the Government and approved in advance by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining all passenger transportation, lodging, and subsistence. Reimbursement of CONUS travel costs will be in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulations per FAR 31.205-46. The Contractor shall travel using the lowest cost mode transportation commensurate with the mission requirements. When necessary to use air travel, the Contractor shall use the tourist class, economy class, or similar accommodations to the extent they are available and commensurate with the mission requirements. Travel will be reimbursed on a cost reimbursable basis; no profit or fee will be paid. The purpose of the travel CLIN is to fund the costs associated with required travel. Contractor’s will provide an itemized list of the costs associated with travel in Excel format, as well as a copy of the corresponding receipts for those items outlined. The Excel and the receipts shall be easily cross referenceable. Once received the contracting officer shall perform a review of the cost for allowability, allocability, and reasonableness.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Degree: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW).
Education: Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
In addition to the qualifications listed in the contract, the following additional or supplemental qualifications are required for HCWs on this TO:
- Applicant must have graduated from a School of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
- Applicant must have current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
- Applicant must have one- year experience in the last three years in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems.
- Applicant must have at least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 24 months with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and use of an automated medical record system
Scope of Work:
- Duties: Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air Force IBHC training. Demonstrates core competency skills to IBHC independent practice within 90 days of starting. The 90-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 90 days.
- Participates in and successfully completes two phases of Air Force IBHC training. Demonstrates core competency skills to IBHC independent practice within 90 days of starting. The 90-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 90 days.
- Phase I training is approximately four days onsite at a CONUS location. The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a “3” rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) before proceeding to Phase II.
- Phase II training will occur within 90 days of completion of Phase I training for a two- day course. The candidate shall have a 100% pass rate (minimum of a “3” rating in each competency area of the clinical competency tool) in order to be deemed acceptable for the position.
- Provides brief (typically no more than four appointments) cognitive/behavioral interventions in primary care under the Air Force consultation model (i.e., per the Air Force Behavioral Health Optimization Program Practice Manual). Services will mimic the pace of primary care (i.e., patients seen for 15- to 30-minute appointments).
- May provide classes in format appropriate for primary care (e.g., stress management class, sleep enhancement class, chronic pain class).
- Works independently in the absence of direct oversight and adheres to Air Force values. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing and resolving professional issues.
- Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
- Must possess organizational, 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.
- Successfully consults with PCMs on-demand about general issues and specific patients.
- Ensures PCMs receive same-day verbal and/or written feedback on patients referred.
- Participates in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
- Provide concise documentation of care and recommendations in the patient’s electronic medical record within the allowable timeframe defined by the MTF standard after the patient is seen.
- Effectively manage a full daily patient load, as defined by the Mental Health Business Practice Standards and BHOP Manual of completing approximately 8-14 patient encounters per day.
- Duties may include participating in Air Force-approved research projects relating to Primary Care Behavioral Health.
- Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders as required.
- Participates in military-specific training (e.g., use of the Air Force Guide for Suicide Risk Assessment, Management, and Treatment, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, and combat stress, etc).
- Attends and participates in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: daily huddles, quality improvement meetings, professional staff meetings, commander's staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by supervisor.
- Coordinate appropriate referrals to community and other Government agencies for services.
- Participate in professional peer review case conferences, research studies, or other organizations required at the MTF.
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