Behavioral Health Consultant

We are looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant to provide services in a professional, positive, consumer-friendly, and recovery-focused manner, as a core member of a collaborative care team that includes the patient’s primary care provider; a consulting psychiatric provider; other behavioral health staff; and other primary care support. Candidate must have a working knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for common mental disorders, familiarity with brief, structured intervention techniques (e.g., Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation), and a basic knowledge of psychopharmacology. Experience working with underserved, transient populations and working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems is required. Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Masters Degree in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, behavioral health or related field.
  • One of the following Active clinical licensure/certifications in Washington; without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof; including meeting all requirements for ongoing training and supervision:
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor Associate
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Marriage and Family
  • Therapist Associate Licensed Social Worker
  • Social Worker Associate or Psychologist (No affiliated agency registrations)
  • Prefer SUD experience
  • Familiar with EHR systems
  • Experience with Diagnostic assessment using DSM diagnoses.
  • Up to date Immunizations and vaccines
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to work with a diverse, high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population.
  • CPR Certified

Skills & Experience:

  • Prefer SUD experience Familiar with EHR systems Experience with Diagnostic assessment using DSM diagnoses
  • Must be able to work with a diverse, high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population.
  • Demonstrate accuracy of electronic documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have great Time management skills
  • Must be able to take criticism and move forward
  • Must be flexible and may be asked to adjust work schedule due to patient demand
  • Must be able to work as a team and also be self-motivated Bi-Lingual a plus