Job ID: 16323
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a BH Associate Clinician for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.
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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 Associate Clinician is a core member of the collaborative care team. Working with the patient’s medical provider, psychiatric consultant, and the larger primary care team, provides care coordination and brief intervention treatment, supporting patients on an assigned patient caseload.
Working under the direct supervision of an LICSW/LCSW, participates in diagnosis and treatment planning; coordinating treatment; providing proactive follow-up of treatment response; alerting the PCP when the patient is not improving; supporting medication management with psychiatric consultant; facilitating communication with the psychiatric consultant regarding treatment changes; offer brief treatment using evidence-based techniques such as motivational interviewing, behavioral activation, and problem-solving treatment.
Evaluates and provides interventions to improve a patient’s cognitive, social, vocational, spiritual, and emotional functioning, utilizing natural and community supports when possible.
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
Masters’ degree in Social Work (MSW).
WASHINGTON: Licensed Social Work Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) required
A minimum of two years employment in a healthcare setting or community agency dealing with health, mental health, care management, and/or children and family/social welfare issues preferred.
Interpersonal skills to obtain and interpret information appropriate to patients’ needs and age as required for assessment range of treatment, and patient care.
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