City
S. Chandler
State
AZ
Position Id
2232

Behavioral Health Consultant – Manager
Chandler, Arizona

  • ***LCSW - ONLY !!!
  • ***EXCELLENT BENEFITS
  • ***FULL TIME - DIRECT HIRE

Provides quality clinical mental health consultation to patients, and assists providers and staff in navigating behavioral health challenges some patients may present.

Responsibilities

  • Provides brief, evidence based, solution focused behavioral interventions with active development of psychotherapeutic / psychoeducational behavioral change planning.
  • Screening, assessment and diagnostics for integrated behavioral health patients referred by medical providers.
  • Cultivates education, administration and self-management skills for targeted populations with psychological or behavioral health issues.
  • Provides individual, couple and family intervention.
  • Collaborates and co-manages the patient’s behavioral health care with consistent, expeditious feedback to referring providers.
  • Provides quality clinical consultation to providers and staff in areas of individual, family, child and adolescent, regarding mental and behavioral health related issues.
  • Promotes Provider's knowledge of patient behavioral health issues and provides education to assist with enhancing primary care utilization of behavioral health interventions.
  • Provides on-site availability for crisis triage and intervention.
  • Promotes a smooth interface between medicine and specialized mental/behavioral health care throughout the organization.
  • Must be able to embrace differences among people and is able to interact with internal staff as well as external contacts in a culturally competent and respectful manner.
  • Documents the clinical behavioral health aspect of patient interventions and tracks the patient referrals to specialty behavioral health care.
  • Provides clinical direction/supervision and consultation for Case Managers in Primary Care, Pediatrics and ancillary care areas.

Qualifications

  • Master Degree required.
  • 3 years of experience in behavioral health / substance abuse services, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Current CPR certification or ensure that training is obtained within 90 days of hire.
  • LCSW license required.
  • Current state of Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance card required.
  • Demonstrates ability to relate to diverse cultures .

To learn more, please contact Ren'e at rene@apnusa.com or call 602-788-5890.