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Behavioral Health Consultant, Astoria, OR


Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Behavioral Health Professional

Astoria, OR

March 3, 2017



Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Location
Coastal Family Health Center

City
Astoria

Job Code
4713


Job Brief
Provides brief assessment, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Consultant to join a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals providing services to an underserved population in our Astoria, OR community health center.

As part of the organization's Patient Centered Health Home initiative, we are looking to hire behavioral health practitioners to work within a fully-integrated, multidisciplinary model in our primary care clinics. The Behavioral Health Consultant's duties consist of providing brief assessment, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change. While coordination of care is part of the job duties, a majority of the Behavioral Health Consultant's activities will be focused on providing clinical interventions according to empirically-supported treatment modalities.

We offer relocation assistance, competitive salary based on experience & qualifications, and a generous benefits package for full-time employees that includes: medical/dental vision insurance, life insurance, profit sharing plan, paid time off, continuing education, and reimbursement for state licensing fees.

***We are a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) participating site and loan repayment opportunities are available! ***

BHC - Psy/PhD

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Doctorate in Psychology.
  • Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: License for independent clinical practice in the State of Oregon or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure in the State of Oregon. Current Oregon driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states. Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice.

BHC - Resident

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Coursework completed for Doctorate in Psychology, including completion of pre-doctoral internship . Preference given to candidates with degree programs or professional training that emphasizes primary care behavioral health coursework or clinical practicum experience.
  • Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs and/or experience working in primary care or other medical settings.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Requires an approved supervision contract through the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners at hire. Current Oregon driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage is required. Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. Candidates will be expected to apply for Oregon licensure after 12 months of hire and continue full-time as an employee.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states. Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice. .

BHC - Masters

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology.
  • 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: Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Candidates must be licensed for independent clinical practice in Oregon or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure in Oregon. Current Oregon driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states preferred. Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice.

About YVFWC

Coastal Family Health Center is part of Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC). YVFWC serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care. Recognizing social determinates of health, we also have community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic:
  • We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
  • We will let JOY in.
  • We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.



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