Behavioral Health Consultant
North Country HealthCare
About the organization
North Country HealthCare
North Country HealthCare is looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) to work in our outpatient, primary health clinic located in Kingman, AZ. BHC will provide brief behavioral interventions to patients with chronic conditions and implement the Behavioral Health Integration program which is focused on providing brief interventions for medical diagnoses. The person in this position will also oversee and implement group medical appointments within the primary care setting.
The BHC will engage in "warm hand-offs" from providers and brief follow-up, as indicated. In addition, the BHC will provide brief interventions with patients identified with as having substance misuse problems. Motivational interviewing experience preferred. Candidate must be licensed as an independent behavioral health provider in Arizona.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist primary health care providers in recognizing and treating medically related behavioral health and psychosocial problems by performing "on-demand" consultations and evaluations during clinic hours.
Implement the Behavioral Health Integration grant scope of work, which includes implementing SBIRT screening, evidence based practices, and brief interventions in a medical setting.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
PhD in Psychology or Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy
Two years of behavioral health experience.
Experience in a medical setting and with underserved or diverse populations preferred.
Comfort in working with primary care medical providers using a consultative style.
Some travel required.
Substance abuse counseling preferred.
Spanish speaking strongly preferred.
Knowledge of psychopharmacology preferred.
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