Mental Health Professional 2-3 (Integrated Health Care)

 

Based out of Brush, Sterling

POSITION SUMMARY

Team-oriented direct behavioral health clinical treatment in a primary medical care setting to a variety of individuals which may include children/adolescents, adults and geriatric.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses patients to determine appropriate level of treatment in accordance with relevant ethical and legal standards
  • Provides services appropriate to age-specific needs of all patients in accordance with the principles of growth and development for infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric life cycles.
  • Conducts mental health screenings utilizing standardized instruments.
  • Provides PCP initiated consultation services that may include differential diagnosis, psychoeducation, brief intervention, referral for further treatment etc.
  • Consults with and advises other health care team members on methods of assisting patients and their families in overcoming social and emotional difficulties which may prevent effective health care.
  • Manages psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases.
  • Provides psychotherapy to individuals as well as groups.
  • Facilitates groups in parenting, marital relations and or stress management.
  • Creates written material for use in psychoeducation of patients.
  • Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with center standards.
  • Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.