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Behavioral Health Provider, Grand Junction, CO


Organization: MarillacHealth
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Date Job Posted: February 5, 2020
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To the east is the Grand Mesa with lakes, forests, a scenic byway and terrific fall-color displays. To the west is the Colorado National Monument, a little Grand Canyon of red rock formations, steep drop-offs and high vantage points, including the 23-mile Rimrock Drive. To the south is the lush Western Slope agricultural oasis, fostering everything from wine grapes to peaches that feed more than 20 Grand Valley wineries and local farmers' markets, respectively. To the north are the Book Cliffs, sheer rippled walls of stone that descend from the mesa top to the valley floor. If you are fortunate, you can hike up the Book Cliffs and see a band of wild horses that roam freely.

The great Colorado River flows from the Rocky Mountains down through the city and into Utah. Here, you can take mild to wild river raft rides, with several areas on the river offering class-IV rapids. Nearby Rattlesnake Canyon is worth a trip to see spectacular red-sandstone arches.

Are you ready for your next great adventure? Come work with us at MarillacHealth in Grand Junction, Colorado!

Learn more about Grand Junction here!

MarillacHealth is a Community Health Center (FQHC) in Grand Junction, Colorado. providing integrated primary medical, behavioral health, dental and optical services. MarillacHealth is a Patient-Centered Medical Home with Behavioral Health Distinction serving over 12,000 patients per year in multiple locations.

As part of the patient-centered health model at Marillac Clinic, this position provides integrated behavioral health services to patient currently receiving primary care services within the patient centered medical home model. The behavioral health provider will work in an integrated team-based model of care, providing behavioral health consultation to patients in order to improve psychosocial functioning and health. Responsibilities include: providing assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological/psychiatric, behavioral, medical problems and/or disorders; assisting the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic diseases. In collaboration with the Behavioral Health program management, the behavioral health provider will also provide orientation, consultation, and ongoing training to pertinent primary care staff as needed in order to strengthen the relationship between primary care and behavioral health services and ensure a team-based model of health care delivery.

REQUIRED:

  • LPC, LCSW, PsyD, or LMFT licensed providers will all be considered
  • Previous experience working with adult populations within ethnically and culturally diverse families.
  • Minimum experience 1 year.
  • Ability to work independently, organize tasks, problem-solve, make decisions, and handle multiple priorities.

Preferred:

  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • English required

Competitive salary and full benefits. MarillacHealth is an approved site for loan repayment through National Health Service Corp and Colorado Health Service Corp. Clinical staff encouraged to apply at open cycles.

To Apply

Email with CV to: kristy.schmidt@sclhealth.org
COO will review and contact candidates for phone screening.


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