Organization: Central Oregon Pediatric Associates
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Bend, OR
Date Job Posted: February 19, 2020
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Pediatric Behavioral Health Consultant, LCSW
Bend, OR, US
Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA) of Bend, Oregon, Central Oregon’s largest independent pediatric practice, is hiring full-time Pediatric Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
COPA is a 5 Star|Tier 5 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home, which is the highest available designation and awarded only to those clinics who integrate advanced transformative processes into their workflow and utilize proven best medical practices. COPA is looking for a candidate that contributes to the team with a passion for both the individual health of patients and a passion for population health throughout the region. The right candidate will thrive in a private practice where staff and providers have tremendous opportunity to positively impact the life of a child, with flexibility in a supportive environment of comprehensive resources. Likewise, COPA expects staff and providers to have a deep commitment to the practice, their team members and ultimately their patient. Candidates will demonstrate a work ethic that exhibits a commitment to patient compliance and outcomes.
The Pediatric Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), LCSW functions as an integrated member of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) team. The BHC assists physicians, advanced practice providers and other medical staff in managing the overall health of their enrolled populations. A BHC helps improve recognition, treatment and management of psychosocial/behavioral problems and psychosocial aspects of medical conditions.
The role of the Pediatric Behavioral Health Consultant BHC/LCSW will include but is not limited to the following duties:
Maintains an in-depth knowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques and demonstrates knowledge in accordance with COPA policies and procedures within pertinent laws and regulations in the following areas:
Education and Licensure: Requirements include Master’s Degree in Social Work, Oregon licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) (or the ability to become licensed as a LCSW in Oregon prior to starting employment if currently licensed in another state). Ability to become credentialed with insurers (meets all attestation requirements). Maintain AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.
Job Knowledge and Skills: Experience with pediatric medical populations and LCSW post licensure experience preferred. Exceptional and proven communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population of professionals. Ability to facilitate and reach consensus among health care professionals and community partners to achieve expected results. Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. Ability to work in a team and promote team driven outcomes. Knowledge of Patient Centered Primary Care Home and Care Coordination curriculum. Clinical informatics knowledge and skills. Experience giving presentations. Excellent organizational skills and experience in using computers and various software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and audio-visual equipment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
The right candidate has a history of positive interactions in team environments and friendly demeanor to patient and families of all backgrounds. COPA support teams and providers are a close-knit group that collaborates to ensure all children are well served. We foster a collaborative environment focused on exceeding our patient and families’ expectations and offer our team members a competitive total pay and benefits package.
Please submit a cover letter explaining your desire to work in Pediatrics, your current resume and apply online at www.copakids.com.
About COPA - Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA) has provided excellent, comprehensive and compassionate medical care to children in Central Oregon for over 40 years. Our mission is to serve all children with top quality medical care and outstanding service in a friendly and welcoming environment, regardless of their background or family status. COPA is a thriving, independent partnership whose healthcare quality measures exceed all medical care facilities in the region. COPA’s Pediatric Center of Excellence provides embedded behavioral health specialists, care coordination teams, 24/7 Telephone Nurse Advice, newborn patient advocate, and newborn lactation consulting support. COPA hosts over a dozen visiting pediatric specialists from children’s hospitals in Portland, Oregon who see patients in Bend at the COPA clinic. We are recognized for working closely with regional specialists to ensure patients have access to the best medical care available in a coordinated approach.