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Clinician - Behavioral Health Specialist Martins Point Brunswick
Job Code:11223
Location:Brunswick 04011
Department:Therapy Prim Care Intg
FT/PT Status:Fee for Service
  
Summary:
$7,500 Sign-On Bonus! 

Collaborate with primary care practitioners in the practice where they are integrated to provide brief, solution-focused interventions for patients whose overall wellness can be enhanced by a coordination of their physical and behavioral healthcare.

Position can be salaried or FFS!

THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST WILL:

  • Actively participate in analyzing the results of behavioral health screening tools (determined as appropriate for the practice in which they are integrated).
  • Demonstrate competence in quick and accurate clinical assessment of behavioral health conditions.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate key facts and concerns in both formal and informal opportunities.
  • Demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of brief, evidence-based treatment modalities.
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage the pace of primary care and working with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate ability to implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of certain chronic and/or co-morbid conditions.
  • Demonstrate competence in coordinating and managing referrals for behavioral health conditions that require longer term intervention.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively evaluate crisis situations and employ appropriate interventions.
  • Be willing to perform related duties incidental to the tasks outlined above to insure excellent customer service and commitment to team work.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to utilize technology as a primary support tool in practice.
  • Demonstrated ability working in a team oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the trend toward Patient Centered Medical Homes, collocation of behavioral and physical healthcare, and specific behavioral health related issues such as trauma, substance abuse and recovery-oriented care.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the social work field.
  • Experience working with individuals as well as families.
  • Possession of and ability to maintain a valid State of Maine driver’s license.
  • Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work.
  • Independently licensed to practice as an LCSW in Maine.

  
    

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