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Overview

Goldbelt Taku Health Services, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Alaskan Native Corporation accelerating the delivery of healthcare and providing superior force health readiness across the Military, Federal, and Civilian landscapes. Goldbelt Taku is committed to providing transformative and comprehensive health operational capabilities to support customers across scientific, clinical, technological, and program management areas.

Summary:
As a part of the Goldbelt Taku team, you will be supporting the Naval Logistics Command with medical services for active-duty military personnel, their dependents, eligible DoD civilian employees, and other eligible beneficiaries designated by the Government. As a HealthCare Worker (HCW), you will be assigned to either a Military Treatment Facility (MTF) or other Federal medical treatment facilities in Japan.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:
• May be required to function in a specialty mental health clinic or in a patient... centered medical home (PCMH) location as a behavioral health consultant (BHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF).
• Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, and evidenced-based therapies, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders using the following skills:
• * Individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
• Maintain satisfactory customer service and patient care relationships as assessed in the Services Summary.
• Consult with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders, and school districts, as required.
• Maintain accurate and current notes in the Mental Health records, inpatient medical records and electronic medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produce reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
• Participate in military specific training (e.g., training to perform security clearances, use of the Air Force Guide to Managing Suicidal Behavior, repost deployment screening, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and combat stress) and others as directed by the FRED/GR or AF policy.
• Participate in and successfully completes Air Force provided Phase I and Phase II BHC training.
• Shall be responsible remain aware of and abide by all policies, rules, and laws for the training location(s) to include, but not limited to, personnel and vehicle installation access, security, and safety.
• Provide 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).
• Efficiently manages appointments (e.g., confirms and clarifies consultation issue and obtains initial patient engagement in addressing consultation issue within 60 seconds after completing the introductory script (2 mins or less), completes focused assessment in 15 mins or less for intake appointments, summary and formulation takes 1-3 minutes and occurs between the assessment and intervention phase of appointment).
• Uses a biopsychosocial approach to assessment, intervention and primary care team feedback (e.g., how a patient’s physical condition, thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and environment are impacting or influencing the identified problem and functioning).
• Uses evidence-based interventions appropriate for a primary care setting (e.g., self-management skills or home-based practice for relaxed breathing and eating behavior changes).
• Bases interventions on measurable, functional outcomes and symptoms reduction (e.g., improved ability to work, improved performance on responsibilities at home, increased frequency, or improved quality of social interactions) that are collaboratively developed with the patient.
• Teach patient self-management skills as a primary strategy to decrease symptoms and improve function (e.g., activity pacing to manage chronic pain exacerbation).
• Stays on time when conducting consecutive appointments (e.g., if one appointment runs 5 mins long, shorten future appointments in order to maintain schedule).
• Uses follow-up intervals that are appropriate for a primary care setting.
• Provides interventions for most common mental health and medical conditions in primary care, recommending specialty mental health care only when indicated.
• Offer a minimum of one class per quarter with a format appropriate for primary care (e.g., sleep enhancement class, relaxation class, drop-in stress management class, group medical visit for chronic condition, classes consistent with any of the IBHC clinical pathways).
• Clearly and concisely provides assessment results and feedback to PCMs in 3 minutes or less and include specific recommendations for PCM’s course of action with a patient. Provides feedback to the PCM on same day as the patient visit for a majority of appointments when PCM is in the clinic on that day.
• Deliver brief presentations/trainings to primary care team members regarding behavioral health issues and BHC services.
• Participate in team efforts to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise clinical pathway programs needed in the clinic.
• Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, and military commanders as required.
• Contact referred patients to assess treatment adherence.
• Use validated symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity. (e.g., Behavioral Health Measure -20)
• Provide patients with education regarding their mental health condition and treatment regimen.
• Maintain patient information in a patient registry through AHLTA (Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application).
• Maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.
• Routinely staff difficult cases with the referring provider, behavioral health consultant and/or psychiatry consultant.
• Perform case management functions, staffing with other providers, medication referrals and other referrals as needed.
• Practice aseptic techniques as necessary; comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
• Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
• Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
• Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
• Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
• Maintain DoD email account as directed by government supervisor.
• Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities
• Be able to comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, Department of Defense, Department of Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and MTF instructions and policies.

Qualifications

Necessary Skills and Knowledge:
• Has basic knowledge of psychopharmacological agents (e.g., can name commonly used anxiety and antidepressant medication, appropriate dose and first line recommendations for a specific symptom presentation).
• Adhere to and comply with the Department of the Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and local instructions and notices in effect during the term of the contract.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language fluently and maintain good communication skills with patients and other health care personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 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.
• TOEIC score of at least 860 or equivalent certificate is required for non-native English speakers.
• Must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a graduate school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
• Must have current, unrestricted clinical license to independently practice social work in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Must maintain an active license during the course of this contract. The Contractor is responsible for maintaining/renewing licensure. The contractor personnel shall not perform any service if license is inactive or revoked.
• Copies of required licensure and board certification shall be furnished to the KO prior to performance on this contract and then provided to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Copies of renewals must be submitted ten (10) days before date of expiration.
• Should have experience and demonstrated competence with Electronic Medical Records and preferably have experience with Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).
• Must maintain currency of continuing medical education, certification(s), health requirements, Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and initial/annual training completion records.
• Shall be clearly identifiable while on duty. All contractor personnel shall wear a Contractor nametag with the company name, individual’s name, and specialty displayed. The nametag shall be worn on the outermost garment. Facility badges must be worn at all times.
• While on duty, the contractor personnel shall be neat and clean, well-groomed, and dressed appropriately. The contractor personnel’s clothing shall fit correctly to provide a professional, modest appearance in keeping with the normally accepted community standards of dress for the work being performed.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A thorough understanding of the military lifestyle and experience working with military family members.
• Working knowledge of relevant military, state, federal, and local laws, and resources.
• Highly developed written, oral, and presentation communication skills.

Pay and Benefits
At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities
Tokyo Japan

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