Collaborative Care Therapist | Heartland Health Center

$58,000 yearly
  • Health Center Association of Nebraska
  • 2116 West Faidley Avenue, Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Jun 06, 2024
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional

Job Description

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
Show fewer
 

Full job description

Collaborative Care Therapist

Heartland Health Center is on the cutting edge of integrating behavioral health care into the primary care clinic setting. We are looking for a Collaborative Care Therapist to join our team! The Collaborative Care model (based on the IMPACT study) has been proven to dramatically increase treatment outcomes for depression, anxiety and trauma disorders, ADHD, and more.

The collaborative care clinician is a fully or provisionally licensed therapist who is part of a multidisciplinary team providing holistic care to our patients. Our behavioral health team responds to immediate patient mental health needs in the clinic, as well as provide ongoing care. This position will be a combination of live and telehealth work, with the majority of biweekly solution-focused sessions conducted via telehealth. The right person for this position is flexible, adaptive, open-minded, and willing to share in the goal of providing exemplary BH services to our clinic population. This position combines a variety duties for an interesting and rewarding career in mental health

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide brief behavioral health interventions for ages 6 and older.

2. Provide brief behavioral interventions via phone and in person for an assigned caseload using evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, goal setting, talk treatment, symptom monitoring, problem-solving treatment, motivational interviewing, psychoeducation, or other treatments as appropriate.

2. Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance use disorders. Facilitate patient engagement and follow-up care.

3. Support psychotropic medication management as prescribed by medical providers through collaboration with the patient’s psychiatrist, focusing on treatment adherence monitoring, side effects, and effectiveness of treatment.

4. Participate in weekly caseload conferencing with the psychiatrist and communicate resulting treatment recommendations to the patient’s medical provider. Case conferencing prioritizes patients new to the caseload and those who are not improving as expected.

5. Systematically track treatment response and monitor patients (in person or by telephone) for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications. Document in-person and telephone encounters in a patient registry and electronic health record, while focusing on identifying and re-engaging with patients who need it the most. Effective documentation allows for sharing and collaborating among the entire treatment team.

6. Demonstrate skillful assessment of risk of harm and safety planning when needed. Facilitate referrals for clinically indicates services outside of the clinic, such as mental health specialty care or substance abuse treatment.

7. Develop and complete patient-managed relapse prevention plans with patients who have achieved their treatment goals and are soon to be discharged from the caseload.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social work or therapeutic mental health(counseling, marriage and family therapy, etc.) required.
  • Fully or provisionally licensed as one of the following:Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP),Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner,(LIMHP)Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)Masters-Prepared Mental Health Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Training and/or experience in evidence-based mental health interventions.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team setting.
  • Experience screening for common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.
  • Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.
  • Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse patients and staff.
  • Demonstrated comfort and ability to work with patients across the life cycle.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to working in a fast-paced clinic, all while maintaining accurate patient documentation in a timely manner.
  • Prior experience with an Electronic Health Record (EHR) program preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office products required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $58,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 36 – 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Work setting:

  • Clinic
  • In-person

Ability to Relocate:

  • Grand Island, NE 68803: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes