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Integrated Behavioral Health Provider (LPC-LCSW)

Integrated Behavioral Health Provider (LPC-LCSW)

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Salary: 72,000-82,000/year

CULTURE:

The Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for providing behavioral health consultation to adults and families in a fast-paced primary care setting, utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach, to improve psychosocial functioning. Responsible for providing behavioral health assessment, consultation, crisis intervention and brief treatment services to promote adherence to individualized care plans and assist patients in managing symptoms and underlying stressors. This position will work primarily in the outpatient setting; however, may also assist in the ER, school based and inpatient setting.


ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrates competency using an evidence-based approach conducting behavioral health assessments, goal setting and providing effective treatment in the least restrictive and appropriate setting. Employs effective clinical interview techniques that facilitate development of a therapeutic relationship.
  • Provide patient centered treatment and make appropriate referrals to and coordinates with the interdisciplinary team and community resources to supplement treatment as needed.
  • Counsels’ individuals/groups via face to face, telephone, or electronic modality regarding psychological or medical concerns including but not limited to chronic disease burden, stress, substance misuse, and/or family situations which impede adherence to care plan.
  • Develops and implements a therapeutic treatment plan in a medical setting and provides education to the individuals/groups to promote knowledge, understanding, and effective management of behavioral health problems and psychiatric disorders.
  • Ability to thrive in a busy clinical environment with frequent interruptions and maintain a calm, reassuring and empathic demeanor. Receive real time consultations of patients in the ambulatory setting who need BHC services. Displays competency in assessment, evaluation and management of crisis situations and application of appropriate interventions as needed.
  • Documents all care, progress toward goals and treatment plans accurately and in a timely manner as per policy and procedure and according to regulatory mandates.
  • Able to prioritize workload appropriately, collaborate as a member of the patient care team, and clearly and succinctly communicate assessment, diagnoses, progress, and treatment plan to teams.
  • Manage panel of patients to ensure continuity of care, patient adherence to care plans, and identification of barriers preventing adherence to care plan.
  • Actively participate in transformational development activities that support Core Physicians' integrated behavioral health program. Educate and assist the primary care team in developing guidelines, and education for patients to improve self-management of chronic disease. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcomes.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Continuous learning in both personal and professional development.
  • Consistent review, comprehension and reply of company email and related correspondence.

WAYS YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE:

  • Support MMH vision and mission.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work information.
  • Demonstrate an ability to function successfully in a team environment.
  • Exhibit courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of internal and external customers.
  • Displays a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations.
  • Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions. 
  • Report any compliance issues as designated in the MMH Compliance Program.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

        MINIMUM:

  • Required education: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (master’s with License) or Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Preferred Education: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (master’s with License) or Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working in an outpatient clinic or inpatient setting.
  • Skills: Analytical, organized, multitasked, excellent communicator, collaborative, relationship building, scheduling experience.

       PREFERRED:

  • Preferred Education: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (master’s with License) or Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working in an outpatient clinic or inpatient setting.
  • Bilingual but not required.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • 100% Employer paid Medical (Employee Only)
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement Plans, with up to 3% employer match
  • Voluntary Group Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • PTO, Paid Sick Time
  • Continuing Education Benefits
  • FSA
  • MASA Insurance
  • Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment

 

MELISSA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL:

Melissa Memorial Hospital is a 15-bed critical access hospital, located in Holyoke, Colorado. While being “rural” we are equipped for any situation. It is a model rural hospital with 1 operating room, surgical procedure room, 4 bay emergency room, and radiology including 64-slice CT scanner and mammography, MRI, ECHO, and Nuclear Medicine, along with other ancillary services. The hospital is co-located with a family practice clinic and retail pharmacy services. Other services include chemotherapy, general & orthopedic surgery, podiatry, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, progressive rehab services, and wound care. MMH operates a full-time EMS service and maintains a 24/7 AirLife Helicopter base.

 

THE COMMUNITY:

Holyoke is home to the Holyoke Dragons and is truly a “City of Pride and Progress.” Holyoke offers:

  • An airport (smaller crafts)
  • Indoor pool
  • 9-hole golf course (public)
  • Ballyneal -#54 Top 100 courses in the world (private)
  • Ball fields
  • Skateboard Park
  • Fishing pond
  • Parks
  • Camping facilities
  • Motels
  • Library
  • Movie theater
  • Many churches
  • Holyoke Unified School District has 600+ students.

From different coffee shops to different ethnic flavors, to a quick bite, the sweet small town of Holyoke has a handful of different restaurant options to choose from.

 

Holyoke is based in Phillips County where there are four different rural towns in the county with two schools in the county. Holyoke, Amherst. Paoli, and Haxtun are all within the same county. Holyoke homes a historical museum with different artifacts of what has built Holyoke today. You will see the fields turn different colors throughout different seasons. Your wheat, corn, alfalfa, are some of the few cultivating growths that you will see around your area! If you enjoy hunting, there are plenty of opportunities for a good catch. You will discover that you can see the most beautiful sunsets and the clearest starry nights out in the rural areas. Come take a look at our beautiful little town in the Northeastern corner of Colorado.

Click here for a List of Things to Do in Holyoke

 

Melissa Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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