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Behavioral Health Associate Clinician - LSWAIC

Job ID: 31612
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a BH Associate Clinician for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position.

In addition to a competitive hourly wage, excellent benefits, PeaceHealth offers a supportive and inclusive work environment with an emphasis on life balance.

PeaceHealth is offering a $3,000 sign on bonus a possible Relocation Assistance.

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.

Job Summary

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.

The ADAPT program is designed to help individuals with mental health concerns learn and practice coping skills and, if needed, stabilize on medications, while moving forward with their recovery. The ADAPT program is designed to help individuals with mental health concerns learn and practice coping skills and, if needed, stabilize on medications, while moving forward with their recovery.

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.

Details of the position

  1. Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders. Facilitate patient engagement and follow-up care.
  2. Evaluates and provides interventions to improve a patient’s cognitive, social, vocational, spiritual, and emotional functioning, utilizing natural and community supports when possible.
  3. Provides urgent/crisis evaluations, interventions, and safety planning.
  4. Together with consumer and natural supports, identifies key problems, strengths, and resources to be addressed in the treatment plan.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.
What you bring

  • Masters’ degree in Social Work (MSW).
  • WASHINGTON: Licensed Social Work Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of, or experience in diagnosis and treatment of patients with complex mental health conditions preferred.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please contact Moussa Sangare at [email protected]

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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