Organization: LifeWorks NW Category: Behavioral Health Professional Location: McMinnville, OR Date Job Posted: November 12, 2020 Share with Others:
LifeWorks NW partners with Virginia Garcia. Virginia Garcia is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Washington and Yamhill Counties that serves a large Medicaid population. They have a special focus on providing care to the migrant farm worker community. A large majority of their patients are monolingual Spanish speaking. Virginia Garcia serves the lifespan in their clinics, but this position would serve adults 18 years and older.
This position is eligible for applying for loan repayment through the National Health Service.
The licensed Behavioral Health Provider position is a member of the primary care medical team who assists the primary care provider (PCP) in managing the overall health of clients working in a primary care setting. Provides consultation to clients and works with PCP to improve recognition, treatment, and management of psychosocial/behavioral problems and conditions for clients.
Education, Experience, Certifications
Licensed Psychologist or LCSW with training in behaviorism, solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational enhancement and minimum of 2 years of clinical work.
Demonstrated ability to conduct an assessment including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services, and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, social and work relationships and conducting a mental status examination, complete a DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of an Individual Services and Support Plan and provide individual, family, and/or group therapy within the scope of their training.
Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word. Ability to master electronic health record system.
Demonstrated understanding of cultural values and norms, acculturation and generational issues within a culture, sensitivity and understanding of specific barriers which may lead to lack of access and engagement.