Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker sought to work as a primary care team member and provide short-term clinical behavioral health consultation services in a fast-paced setting. Services must be provided in a manner that upholds the health center's mission and quality standards, results in better patient health outcomes and provider and patient satisfaction, and strengthens the operational and fiscal capacity of the health center.
Behavioral Health Consultation in the context of primary care
Consultation with primary care providers to improve patient care, enhance understanding of patients, provide support for treatment planning, and assist in the implementation and monitoring of evidenced based assessments and interventions.
Individual, couples, family and group consultation including:
Functional and strength-based assessment and diagnosis;
Psychoeducation for patients and their support systems;
Medication adherence counseling and disease self management counseling;
Motivational Interviewing to develop behavioral strategies aimed at symptom reduction
Brief problem solving cognitive intervention aimed at modifying negative thinking and promoting self efficacy;
Self-Care Plan development and skills training to improve coping, reduce stress, and teach relaxation techniques
Substance use/abuse evaluation, identification of maladaptive coping strategies, and development of harm reduction strategies.
Coordination of Care
Experience working in a medical setting
Bilingual required (Spanish speaking)
Experience working in behavioral medicine and health psychology
Experience working as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Comfort with evidenced-based protocols
Experience with Cognitive Behavioral and Motivational Interviewing techniques
Comfort working with diverse populations ( i.e. race, ethnicity, diagnoses, age ranges)
Commensurate with education and experience Excellent benefits package.
Public Health Management Corporation