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Under general supervision, the Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) provides integrated behavioral health as a key member of the care team in various settings. The BHP abides by guidelines and expectations specific to the setting in which they provide patient care. Services will be provided in an Ambulatory Care Services (ACS) clinic or a school-based center with a focus on therapeutic interventions across the lifespan. Services include brief evidence-based treatment for psychiatric disorders and assessing psychosocial factors in patients with chronic medical conditions and may include substance abuse screening and treatment. The BHP provides as needed: case management and consultation, case coordination to facilitate referrals to specialty care, and crisis intervention.
Provides high quality clinical services to referred individuals, including short-term evidence-based interventions, support services, and collaboration with other teams as needed. (70%)
Conducts brief diagnostic screening of patients using evidence-based assessments and screening tools. (5%)
Provides health behavior change interventions using Motivational Interviewing. (5%)
Consult with providers as part of the interdisciplinary team and generate recommendations, referrals, and case management as needed. (5%)
Conduct safety and risk assessments as needed. (5%)
Generate documentation of assessment and intervention in the medical record in a timely manner. (5%)
Provide education, treatment, and referrals to family members as appropriate. (5%)
Master's Degree from a certified Master's program in psychology, counseling, social work, or other related human services degree. Required
1-3 years Typically 2-3 years of clinical experience post master's degree Required
LPC-Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC State Licensing Board Required or
LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW State Licensing Board Required and
BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required
ACD-Licensed Addiction Counselor - NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Performs patient care in accordance with evidence-based clinical framework; achieves high standards of care through the implementation and supervision of evidence based services and application of clinical policies and procedures for all patients and staff within a variety of BHS clinic settings.
Knowledge and the ability to audit for compliance of State, Federal and Agency mandated documentation.
Possesses critical thinking skills that lead to the identification of the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Provides both clinical care and basic administrative assistance.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Outlook, Word.
Advanced knowledge and skills in effective psychological practice in primary care medical settings, including evidence-based, brief therapy modalities, crisis intervention, and risk assessment.
Knowledge of patient populations’ cultural, religious, ethnic, and social systems in interactions, care planning, and education.
Knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations, diagnoses, treatment, and prognosis.
Excellent interpersonal skills and motivation to work as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team in various settings.
Skill in providing care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the clinic setting.
Skill in establishing a therapeutic alliance and engaging the patient in collaborative goal setting and prioritizing patient needs as part of the care team in the primary care clinic setting.
Ability to respond to feedback and incorporate it into practice.
Ability to manage the therapeutic relationship including triaging patient to specialty mental health services and termination.
Ability to respond to trauma or psychiatric emergency including writing involuntary mental health holds.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse patient population and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with clinical staff, professionals, families, and outside organizations.
Days (United States of America)
$80,325.00 - $86,625.00 / yr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.