We’re looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant

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Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) to work in outpatient, primary health clinic in Flagstaff, 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. BHC will engage in “warm hand-offs” from providers and brief follow-up, as indicated. In addition, 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
  1. 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.
  2. Implement the Behavioral Health Integration grant scope of work, which includes implementing SBIRT screening, evidence based practices, and brief interventions in a medical setting.
  3. Assist adult, family, child, and adolescent populations to identify and adhere to self-management goals focused on improving health outcomes.
  4. Attend and participate in team meetings, provider meetings, billing meetings and planning activities as appropriate.
  5. Assist with smooth transition between primary care provider and specialty mental health and/or community resources as appropriate.
  6. Complete patient charting in the electronic health record system.
  7. Assist in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
  8. Assess and resolve programmatic issues as they develop, including but not limited to workflow and billing procedures.
  9. Provide consultations focused on functional evaluations, and make short-term behaviorally focused treatment recommendations that apply patient strengths and resources to identified problems.
  10. Regular and predictable attendance.
  11. Continuous learning in both personal and professional development.
  12. Consistent review, comprehension and reply of company email and related correspondence.
North Country HealthCare is a large, energetic, non-profit community health center with a mission to provide accessible, affordable, comprehensive primary care in an atmosphere of respect, dignity, and cultural sensitivity. Apply Now
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