||Behavioral Health Provider OR or ID locations
Purpose of this Position: The Behavioral Health Provider functions as in interdependent member of the VFHC team, providing clinical behavioral health/mental health services to children, adolescent, and adult patients within a primary care setting and / or a school setting. She/he will perform consultative services to medical providers, provide brief assessments and interventions within a medical setting, as well as provide complete diagnostic assessments and traditional mental health services. The provider will utilize sound clinical decision making based on observation, assessment, diagnosis, planning, evaluation, and evidence-based practice. Assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutic measures will be carried out in close association and collaboration with the clinic physician, PA/FNP, psychiatric practitioner and/or other care agencies in the community.
Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.
Licensed in Idaho / Oregon as an LMSW, CSWA, or LPC – Level 1. LCSW or LCPC for Level 2
1-2 years’ experience.
Preferably bilingual – English/Spanish.
Appropriately screen, evaluate, and assess clients in both a therapeutic and/or medical setting.
Diagnose psychological, behavioral and emotional disorders utilizing DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.
Utilize evidenced-based treatment strategies based on treatment regime most appropriate for client (such as ACT, CBT, DBT, etc.).
Ability to provide brief assessments and brief interventions to clients within a primary care setting as well as complete diagnostic assessments.
Ability to be flexible between providing consultative / brief clinical services and traditional mental health services.
Develop and implement treatment plans with measurable goals for clients and/or families.
Regularly evaluate treatment plans, making changes as needed.
Respond to clients in crisis situations either person-to-person, through telehealth, or by telephone. Assess client’s safety, with possible referral to practitioner, notification of family and/or arrange for hospitalization.
Complete and maintain timely records and reports in an integrated electronic health record regarding client’s progress, services provided, and other clinical information.
Work within a team-based care model including participating in clinic huddles, managing assigned patient populations, and collaborating with outside community resources/agencies.
Adhere to company policies, practice guidelines, and professional code of ethics.
Other duties as assigned.
Participates in improving VFHC performance, processes, or programs through quality improvement which will be demonstrated in at least one instance annually.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
Correctable vision and hearing.
Prolonged sitting, some standing/walking.
Must read, write and speak clearly.
Must have reliable transportation to clinics in Idaho and/or Oregon.