If you are an energetic individual who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team, then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group is where you want to be! Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is one of the largest multispecialty groups in North Georgia. Representing over 20 medical specialties, we bring together more than 300 talented physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, along with other clinical staff at more than 80 locations.
The primary responsibilities for Behavioral Health Specialist will be to provide health consultation to adults and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning and to collaborate with an interdisciplinary care team to develop a patient centered plan of care that will improve outcomes, decrease cost and improve the patient's experience. When social determinants of health are a factor, the Behavioral Health Specialist may address these through connections to community resources and services.
Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Current BLS certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Masters Degree in Social Work
Some weekend shifts required
Must have a minimum of three years experience in position relevant to discipline (LCSW). Must be able to demonstrate a base of knowledge related to behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions and have a thorough understanding of psycho-pharmacology.
More Awards and Accolades.
Ranked in the Top 10% in the nation by CareChex for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care, the System is the recipient of numerous accolades including:
Georgia's #1 Surgery Hospital by CareChex
Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital by CareChex - 12 years in a row
Georgia's #1 Women's Hospital by CareChex
Georgia's #1 Pulmonary Hospital
One of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces for the 7th year in a row
The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than a 30-minute drive and Lake Sidney Lanier is next door. Whatever setting suits your mood, you'll find it right here.
Atlanta, with its abundance of sports including the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Falcons, and Georgia Swarm, as well as entertainment attractions, is less than an hour to the south.
We value diversity and always hire equally and equitably.
Northeast Georgia Health System