LCSW - Clinical Psychologist

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Apr 21, 2018
Social Worker

Job Description

Will integrated primary care practice team alongside primary care providers and health coaches, playing a unique and critical role in serving the behavioral health needs of patients.  

The Behavioral Health Specialist co-manages the assessment and treatment of psychiatric concerns, psychosocial issues, and health behavior change through consultation and brief, focused assessment and treatment.  Will work closely with the Medical Director, Clinical Team Manager, and Director of Behavioral Health.


Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing education and consultation to health coaches and providers on the basic principles of brief behavioral interventions and reinforcing their use in medical visits

  • Providing brief, focused individual treatment while working with a multi-disciplinary team

  • Evaluating crisis situations and employing appropriate interventions

  • Facilitating group-based visits and workshops to holistically address medical and behavioral health needs

  • Improving population health outcomes by ensuring all patients and primary care team members have access to behavioral health expertise

  • Facilitating and overseeing referrals to specialty mental health services and supporting a smooth transition from specialty mental health services to primary care


Candidate Attributes:

  • Must be currently licensed, or license eligible, to practice independently in Arizona

  • Must have a master’s degree in Social Work or a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology

  • Has experience in an integrated medical setting

  • Has excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions

  • Is highly skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy and/or acceptance and commitment therapy and motivational interviewing

  • Has exceptional capacity to multitask, is flexible, and is comfortable with ambiguity

  • Is comfortable with the pace of primary care and working with an interdisciplinary team

  • Has strong communication and teaching skills

  • Spanish language a plus

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