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Behavioral Health Consultant

Company: Moses Lake Community Health Services
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Moses Lake Community Health CenterFull Time$74,900 - $108,600 AnnuallyDescriptionThe primary care behavioral health (PCBH) integrated model involves full collaboration with Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs). In this model, BHCs and PCPs jointly plan and execute goals, develop integrated care plans, co-manage patients, and maintain shared schedules. BHCs form meaningful relationships with patients and their families for their entire life. They are embedded within the medical team and are easily accessible. Also, they help with anything and everything, as well as all ages that the clinic services. Our BHCs strive to make behavioral health care as routine and as accessible as possible.Behavioral health relates to the connection between your behavior and your emotional and physical health. Thus, BHCs address a wide range of conditions in primary care, including emotional health concerns like depression, anxiety, and trauma, as well as physical health conditions like chronic pain, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. BHCs and patients work collaboratively to develop and implement behavioral treatment plans to improve patients' overall functioning and quality of life. The main goals of our integrated program are to improve communication between behavioral health and primary care providers and thereby improve care coordination. We aim to:Increase availability of behavioral health services within the medical modelProvide support to the PCP in addressing patients' behavioral health needsMitigate negative impacts on physical healthImprove patient clinical outcomes and increase overall satisfaction with care through the integrated care modelRequirementsThis position requires an independent license to practice in a health care setting, such as a PhD/PsyD in psychology, a Masters's in social work, or a Masters in counseling.Associate license required-will consider providing supervising hours towards licenseAdvanced organizational skills, in order to organize projects or the work of others.Individual development of priorities for the effective performance of duties, including re-prioritization in response to changes in circumstances.Employees are able to effectively select from both established alternatives and to modify approaches in response to situations encountered.Work requires consideration of the way the work affects other employees outside the department or functional area.Duties require drawing conclusions using inference and logic, which may be different than the conclusions that could be drawn by others.Must have reliable transportation and provide documentation of auto insurance and valid driver's license as required.SummaryWe are committed to providing high-quality, compassionate, and comprehensive primary health care services for the entire community. MLCHC continually transforms our health care delivery system to improve the health of the communities we serve. If you are searching for an opportunity to work in a collegial environment, serve others and learn new skills join us at Moses Lake Community Health Center where caring, welcoming, helpful, professional behaviors are the norm, not the exception.Benefits401(k) retirement program with employer contributionDentalMedical/VisionFlexible Spending/Health ReimbursementLife InsuranceDisability Insurance8.5 Paid holidays per yearAccrual based (PTO) paid time off per MLCHC policyEEOCFor additional information contact:Human Resources(509)-764-6101 or hr@mlchc.orgCompensation details: 74900-108600 Yearly SalaryPI6de14a337fa5-25660-34208266

Keywords: Moses Lake Community Health Services, Richland , Behavioral Health Consultant, Healthcare , Moses Lake, Washington

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