MVBCN is recruiting on behalf of primary care clinics for full-time Behavioral Health Consultants to provide clinical services in a fully-integrated, multidisciplinary model.
Duties consist of providing brief assessment, intervention, and on site consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change. While coordination with specialty behavioral health care is part of the job duties, a majority of activities will be focused on providing brief clinical interventions according to empirically supported treatment modalities across the life span. Direct employment positions are available in primary care clinics in the Salem area in conjunction with Willamette Valley Community Health (CCO). In-depth training and on-going supervision in this model of care will be provided.
Education: Doctorate in Psychology; or Master's degree in Social Work
Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. Previous experience working in primary care or other medical settings preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Candidates must be licensed for independent clinical practice in the State of Oregon or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure in the State of Oregon.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Mature professional, able to collaborate and consult with medical professionals, with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Bilingual (English/Spanish), basic knowledge of psychopharmacology, chronic disease and cultural competence in working with diverse populations preferred but not required.
Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary based on experience & qualifications. Benefits for full-time employees will be consistent with benefits offered other staff within the specific medical clinic.
To Apply: Submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Kathy Savicki, Clinical Director
1660 Oak St. SE, Suite 230
Salem, OR, 97301