Behavioral Health Consultant, Madras, OR
Behavioral Health Consultant – Madras, Oregon
Mosaic Medical prides itself on being an innovative community health center system that pioneers unique and creative ways to provide patient access to health care. Since our founding in 2002 we have proudly served insured and uninsured patients regardless of age, ethnicity, income or background.
We focus on a holistic approach to patient care by incorporating behavioral health, clinical pharmacy, and nutrition support into our primary care model to serve patients in a way that best meets their individual needs.. At Mosaic Medical, you will work with incredibly dedicated and mission-centered peers and be part of a dynamic team based environment. Our organization maintains a HPSA rating of 17 and qualifies for National Health Scholars, National Health Service Corps and other Loan Repayment Programs.
Mosaic Medical offers more than just a job, it is a lifestyle. A lifestyle of serving others. A lifestyle of being an integral part of your community. A lifestyle that offers work/life balance. A lifestyle of enjoying the outdoors! Central Oregon offers over 300 days of sunshine a year, so enjoy a PTO day on the mountain, biking/hiking trails, or the river! A lifestyle that improves lives, including yours. Of course, we also offer a great benefit package!
This position works as part of a multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with primary care providers, to support the behavioral, physical, and psychosocial needs of a diverse patient population within a primary care setting. This provider engages in direct patient care through brief interventions, referral and coordination of specialty mental health services as needed, psycho-education, and group visits.
- Works with other members of primary care team to assess, treat, and manage patients with chronic behavioral, physical, and social conditions efficiently and effectively within an integrated behavioral health care model.
- Assists in the development of patient care plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration through referrals and moment-to-moment consultation.
- Assists in execution of clinical assessments such as SBIRT.
- Educates patients, families, and clinical staff in techniques related to self-care.
- Uses current evidence-based guidelines in creating diagnostic and treatment plans.
Skills & Knowledge: Knowledge of methods around behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical, mental health and substance use conditions. Plans and provides psychological assessment and diagnosis in a primary care setting with brief psychotherapeutic interventions as needed. Advises and consults primary care providers and team members. Ability to triage and refer for specialty mental health services. Knowledge of psycho-pharmacology and the problems and dynamics in treating medically underserved populations. Knowledge of general medical practice models and processes such as office procedures, medical records, health insurance, etc. Skilled in support group organization, facilitating, as well as educating. Ability to work as successful primary health care team member. Ability to be comfortable in role as consultant and resident BH specialist. Execute evidence-based brief interventions. Ability to design and implement clinical protocols for treatment of selected behavioral conditions. Ability to make quick and accurate assessments of behavioral health conditions. Interest in gathering, tracking and presenting outcome data. Expertise in trauma-informed, culturally sensitive substance abuse and mental health treatment. Be knowledgeable of local and state resources. Be able to work with patients from infancy to geriatrics. Comfort with electronic medical records and charting. Flexible and able to assess and triage on the spot demands of medical staff. Ability to train and teach effective behavioral health interventions and integrated health model to medical practitioners.