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Behavioral Health Consultant (LICSW), Primary Care, Seattle, WA

Organization: Neighborcare Health
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: January 11, 2021
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Behavioral Health Consultant (LICSW), Primary Care - 45th Street Clinic - $5,000 Signing Bonus

Job Category: Mental Health
Requisition Number: BEHAV02538

Job Details



Our behavioral health consultants are part of our health care team, working side-by-side with our medical providers to provide skills and education to help improve patient health and functioning. You will see a wide range of ages and diverse patient populations following our integrated care model. Variety is the one constant, and on any given day you could be helping patients with mental health concerns, substance use, sleep, healthy lifestyle changes, or supporting their adjustment to chronic medical conditions. Our clinics offer a collaborative and supportive work environment along with professional development and growth opportunities.

This position will work at Neighborcare Health at 45th Street Clinic, in Seattle, WA. This position is eligible for the Staff Referral Program.

In this position you will:

  • Provide high quality, culturally-sensitive health services that are in line with organizational productivity expectations
  • Provide brief behavioral health assessment and intervention services for patients across the lifespan (children, adolescents, and adults) who present with a broad range of psychopathology, substance misuse, and health compromising behaviors contributing to chronic medical conditions
  • Provide services in a manner consistent with the Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant Model of integration, including same day access, team-based care, and a flexible, population-based approach to care
  • Provide care to a subset of patients using strategies from the Collaborative Care integration approach, including the use of a panel management database and consultation with a psychiatric provider

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate degree (doctoral or masters) in a clinical mental health field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience; experience providing behavioral health care in a team- based medical setting
  • Full, active, and unrestricted mental health license in Washington State and are able to independently bill for services. License types accepted are Psychologist or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Our Mission

The mission of Neighborcare Health is to provide comprehensive health care to families and individuals who have difficulty accessing care; respond with sensitivity to the needs of our culturally diverse patients; and advocate and work with others to improve the overall health status of the communities we serve.

About us

For 50 years, Neighborcare Health has been caring for our neighbors with essential medical and dental care, counseling, outreach, health education and more in Seattle, Vashon, and our newest dental clinic in Olympia! Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve. We are looking to hire the best talent to support our culturally diverse workplace and community.

Union: Yes

Full job description will be provided during the interview process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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