Behavioral Health Clinician
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The behavioral health clinician, as part of the primary care
treatment team, triages and manages patients with medical and
behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. The
behavioral health clinician provides quality clinical mental health
consultation to providers and staff as requested. Additionally, the
behavioral health clinician provides diagnostic mental health
assessments, interventions, education, and referrals to further
treatment to patients in the primary care setting. May also care a
small caseload of patients for ongoing therapy in traditional
Master's Degree in Social Work
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) upon hire.
Minimum of four (4) years experience directly providing
psychotherapy in a clinical setting.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Competency in providing cognitive and behavioral intervention to
individuals, families, couples and groups with behavioral
health/substance abuse problems. Excellent interpersonal skills and
ability to work collaboratively with primary care staff, patients
and other behavioral health clinicians.
- Assists primary health care providers in recognizing and
treating mental disorders and psychosocial challenges.
- Assess the clinical status of patients referred by primary care
providers through brief consultative contacts.Works with primary
care team to efficiently and effectively treat and manage patients
with emotional and/or health problems.
- Provides brief, solution focused behavioral interventions with
active development of behavioral change plan.
- Assist in the detection of at risk patients and the development
of plans to prevent further psychological or physical
- Teaches patients and families about care, prevention and
treatment enhancement techniques.
- Provide consultation to and coordinate care of patients with
primary care staff. Identify, refer and advocate for patients
needing specialty behavioral health services and other services as
- Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement
activities as required
- Designs and supervises a program of periodic video precepting
of resident patient encounters and simulated learning activities
for education and evaluation purposes
- Provides resident physicians with feedback on patients with
complex management issues or psychological problems
- Actively participate in scholarly activities and research as
required by accreditation bodies
- Facilitate and participate in other residency related duties as
assigned, such as didactic education, intern interviews, core
faculty meetings, etc.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
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