Company Name:

MAMMOTH HOSPITAL

Location:

Mammoth Lakes, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Behavioral Medicine

Work Setting:

Hospital/Hospice (including VA Med Centers)

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

May 31, 2019

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Behavioral Health Provider

The Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) will be able to provide appropriate behavioral health treatment depending on setting. This will require functioning from both a Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model, a collaborative care (CC) model, and from more of a traditional specialty mental health model. The BHP will provide behavioral health treatment to patients, consult with medical providers in the primary care clinics, consult with the PCP’s and psychiatrist regarding medication recommendations. The BHP will consult with clients/patients who are suffering from symptoms including depression, phobias, anxiety, physical or psychosomatic disorders, drug or alcohol dependencies, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and behavioral problems. The BHP will conduct brief interventions/assessments with patients on behalf of the referring medical provider. Clinically, must be willing and excited to work with children, teens, families, couples and young adults; provide brief individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; assist the client/patient in identifying presenting problem, establishing treatment goals, and working towards health and well-being; determine if a referral to an appropriate individual or agency is needed and assist client in referral process.

What You'll Do:

  • Be available for "curbside" consultation by being in the clinic or available by phone or pager.
  • Be available for same day and scheduled initial consultations with patients referred by PCPs.
  • Triages patient to appropriate level of service internal to Mammoth Hospital's behavioral health program and external to other appropriate services using step-up/step-down criteria.
  • Performs appropriate empirically based therapeutic interventions based on level of care.
  • Helps create and manage shared care plans.
  • Provides a range of services including screening for common conditions, assessments, and interventions related to chronic disease management programs.
  • Provides psycho-education for patients during individual and group visits.

Who You Are:

  • Positive Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong critical thinker
  • Excellent decision maker and problem solver
  • Exceptional communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Psychologist.
  • Certification in Primary Care Behavioral Health.
  • Two years experience in Psychology/Behavioral/Mental Health required.

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