Job ID: 15333
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
$4000 sign on bonus and possible Relocation Assistance Available!
PeaceHealth is seeking a Behavioral Health Clinician - Internal Medicine for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
The Behavioral Health Clinician is a core member of the collaborative care team, including the patient’s medical provider and psychiatric consultant, as well as the larger primary care team. Responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the patient’s primary care provider and, when appropriate, other mental health providers.
The ideal candidate will have experience with the AIMS Collaborative Care Model or Behavioral Health Integration.
Provide or facilitate in-clinic or outside referrals to evidence-based psychosocial treatments as clinically indicated.
Participate in regularly scheduled consultation with the psychiatrist and communicate resulting treatment recommendations to the patient’s medical provider.
Systematically track treatment response in a registry and monitor patients (in person, by video, or by telephone) for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications.
Support psychotropic medication management with supervision of psychiatrist as prescribed by medical providers, focusing on treatment adherence monitoring, side effects, and effectiveness of treatment.
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
PHMG PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
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