Behavioral Health Consultant
- Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill Behavioral Health
- Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
PIEDMONT HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPEL HILL & IFC COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
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.
NC-licensed behavioral health clinician (e.g., Licensed clinical psychologist or licensed clinical social worker) .Cross-cultural training and Spanish language ability preferred. 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
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.