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MSW Behavioral Health Professional - Advanced Spanish

Company: Clinica
Location: denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This job exists to: Partner with other providers to encourage and help patients receive the behavioral support necessary to impact their overall health, while serving your community!

* Now accepting applications from unlicensed MSW applicants who are seeking LCSW supervision!*

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provides brief intervention and consultation in real time to patients and interventions provided are helpful to both patients and referring members of the care team. * Responsible for the Assessment, treatment planning and episodes of brief, goal focused therapy for established Clinica patients. * Actively participates and utilizes supervision feedback (both from the CMD and the BH Program Manager) to improve patient care. * Responsible for crisis intervention counseling as referred by providers. Acts as a consultant to other staff on skillful and effective intervention with patients, including crisis intervention. * Manages/monitors mental health referrals to CMHC's for patients with higher behavioral health needs. * Responsible for resolving conflicts in a professional manner and is a model for strong interpersonal communication skills with all staff. * Manages and strives to achieve the target number of patient encounters and satisfies minimum documentation requirements for all services rendered. * Responsible for follow-up of high-risk patients, especially patients with depression as indicated by the depression registry's targeted outcome measures. * Functions as a group visit team health educator, specifically for patients with chronic pain, depression and anxiety. * Coordinates care for complex patients with co-morbid mental and physical health conditions. * Demonstrates knowledge of annual universal depression and substance abuse screenings and effectively provides necessary f/u services. * Acts as a consultant and resource to members of the care team on skillful and effective interventions with patients with chronic illnesses and mental health diagnoses. * Assists with staff training as needed. * Provides on-site training for mandatory reporting procedures. * Assists with implementation of an effective Quality Improvement Program.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education / Experience:

1. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), PhD, or PsyD preferred. Also open to unlicensed MSW applicants.

2. Two years experience in community health preferred, but not required.

B. Knowledge, skills and abilities:

1. Short term, strategic, goal oriented therapy skills (SFBT) in a CHC or other health care setting.

2. Familiarity with current DSM and ICD Diagnosis Codes.

3. Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community.

4. Bilingual in Spanish and English required.

Keywords: Clinica, Denver , MSW Behavioral Health Professional - Advanced Spanish, Other , denver, Colorado

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