Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant / Clinical Care Manager
- - ALL PHS Locations, NC, 27510
- Full Time
Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant/Clinical Care Manager-FLOAT
BILINGUAL (SPANISH/ENGLISH SPEAKING) REQUIRED
This position will combine the role of integrated primary care behavioral health consultant and a clinical care manager role. Integrated behavioral health consultants (known as BHCs) work in collaboration with primary care providers and interdisciplinary primary care medical team to improve the overall health of the populations served at community health centers. BHCs provide screening, consultation, brief evidence based interventions and treatment to manage emotional health and physical health behaviors as presented in the primary care clinic (e.g., sleep concerns, tobacco cessation, diabetes, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders). BHCs work via a stepped care approach to improve patient functioning using modalities appropriate to the primary care setting, and have expert knowledge on the specialty behavioral health services located within the community to promote health across the continuum. The Clinical Care Manager role will be responsible for care management, care coordination, referrals for patients who are on site and off site.
NC-licensed behavioral health clinician (e.g., Licensed clinical psychologist or licensed clinical social worker) . Additional Preference: Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist. Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding. Required: Fluent in Spanish. Strong problem-solving ability and comfort with the inherent stress in fast-paced, primary care clinics.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric and Diverse Population
This role will engage in care with individuals with substance use disorders at least 50% of the time
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS:
Requires frequent sitting and standing. Operation of standard office machines and computer. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires normal vision range. Work is performed in an office environment. Work in multiple clinics required.