Nevada Health Centers, Inc.

Behavioral Health Care Provider: LCSW/LMFT

Job Locations
US-NV-Elko
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Type
Full-Time (30+ hrs/wk)

Overview

Behavioral Health Care Provider (BCP), organizes and implements the prescribed Behavioral Health Integrated Model of Care and clinical Psychotherapy for NVHC patients and their families; serves as a therapist and resource person for NVHC patients in accordance with the medical and behavioral plan of treatment; abides by the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics for social work in a healthcare setting.

 

Work Location/Hours/Travel: Nevada-Elko; Full-time with varied work hours - primarily Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.,  Travel may be required less than 20% of the time.

Responsibilities

  • Provides behavioral health services including behavioral health screening; psychosocial assessment; SBIRT; DSM V and ICD9/10 diagnosing. Both virtual and in-person visits.
  • Provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children from diverse backgrounds; crisis intervention; treatment, discharge and aftercare planning.
  • Utilizes evidenced based treatment modalities, for example, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical, and social problems, to achieve treatment goals.
  • Develops and implements individualized treatment plans with goals that are problem specific, measurable, achievable, time limited, and culturally sensitive, to assist patients and families to cope and/or restore social, emotional, financial and environmental factors that affect and/or are affected by illness.
  • Collaborates and consults with NVHC Primary Care Providers (PCP) and staff about the behavioral health and psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of these needs on the patient’s health care and compliance with treatment.
  • Refers patients and their families to appropriate community agencies or organizations; coordinates services with such agencies or organizations, and advocates for patients and/or their families.
  • Makes clinical decisions on managing crisis walk-ins and calls
  • Collaborates with the Case Manager who provides ongoing case management, which may include consultation with NVHC multidisciplinary team members and community-based service providers about the patient’s treatment and discharge planning and aftercare needs.
  • Prepares complete, concise, timely written materials, reports, and clinical documentation.
  • Participates in internal quality assurance and works with multidisciplinary team members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards, when assigned.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Meets multiple and often competing deadlines.
  • Participates in defined and established agency and community meetings.
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA, OSHA & other regulatory agencies
  • Demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors, colleagues, patients and their families, and the community.
  • Other duties as assigned that are befitting to role as BCP.

Qualifications

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) (LCSW) or Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy degree from an accredited institution.
  • Current, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work or marriage and family therapy in the State of Nevada
  • A minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the practice as a clinical licensed therapist in a Primary Care, Mental Health, Inpatient, or Outpatient setting working with adults, adolescents, children, and families.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

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