Behavioral Health Clinician (Pediatrics)

Company/organization: Jordan Valley Community Health Center
Contact: Kristen Backs
Phone: 4178511589

Jordan Valley Community Health Center has an opening for a Behavioral Health Clinician  (Pediatrics) for our Springfield, MO clinic.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • 2 years of experience in a clinical setting with a pediatric population.
  • Current LCSW license.
  • The Behavioral Health Clinician will provide individual therapy for 6-8 patients per day.
  • Screen & evaluate individuals for mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • The Behavioral Health Clinician will provide group therapy weekly for patients and or family members.
  • Behavioral support to assist individuals in improving health status and managing chronic illness.
  • Meet regularly with the primary care team to plan care and discuss cases.
  • Support primary care physicians/teams in identifying and behaviorally intervening with patients who could benefit from substance use/behavioral health needs within the primary care practice.
  • Focus on managing a population of patients versus specialty care.
  • Identification of problem behavior(s), discussion of impact and decisions regarding care.
  • Develop specific and goal directed interventions with the use of monitoring forms, behavioral “prescription” and using multiple interventions simultaneously.
  • Provide educational materials, handout, and use teach back strategies tailored to patient’s specific issue.
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to Primary Care Provider, describe action plan and establish plan for follow up.
  • Promotes effective working relations and work effectively as part of a team to facilitate the Clinic’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the Clinic’s overall mission.
  • Responsibly follows the Clinic Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • All other duties as assigned.

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