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LCSW/LPC, Denver, CO


Organization: Denver Health
Category: LCSW
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: June 24, 2021
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LCSW/LPC CCP (IBH) (JOB ID: 4711)

Job Summary

The Denver Health Webb Health Center is recruiting for an LCSW/LPC.Under general supervision, the Infant Mental Health and Healthy Steps Behavioral Health Consultant at the Webbs Clinic provides integrated behavioral health services, enhanced anticipatory guidance, and well child care teaching to families of children aged birth to five years old through integrated well child visits with the pediatric provider and provision of evidenced-based resources and support. The Infant Mental Health Specialist/Healthy Steps Consultant provides services as a key member of the primary care team within Ambulatory Care Services (ACS) and abides by guidelines and expectations specific to the clinic(s) in which they provide patient care. Services include evidence-based treatments for infant mental health, early childhood, school-age, and teens, including screening and preventive interventions, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, and biopsychosocial support for caregivers and the family system. The Infant Mental Health Specialist/Healthy Steps Consultant strives to create positive customer service experience by committing to the highest standards set forth by Denver Health and provides as needed: case management and consultation, case coordination to facilitate linkage to community resources, and crisis intervention.

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality clinical services to individuals referred to behavioral health, including short-term evidence-based behavioral health interventions and support services.
  • Provide services that are appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patient.
  • Consult with providers as part of the interdisciplinary team and generate recommendations, referrals, and case management as needed.
  • Conduct brief diagnostic screening of patients using evidence-based assessments and screening tools.
  • Provide health behavior change interventions using Motivational Interviewing.
  • Conduct in-depth diagnostic assessment as needed.
  • Conduct safety and risk assessment as needed.
  • Generate documentation of assessment and intervention in the medical record in a timely manner.
  • Actively participate in regular team meetings and huddles of the interdisciplinary team at primary care clinic.
  • Participate in Integrated Behavioral Health Division meetings to maintain cohesion and improve awareness of department functioning.
  • Participates or provides leadership of department, agency, or community meetings as well as internal Denver Health workgroups.
  • Provide teaching and presentation of relevant topics to the Integrated Behavioral Health Division staff.
  • Provide teaching and presentation of relevant topics to the medical residents and training programs within Denver Health and University of Colorado.
  • Provides supervision to trainees in the Integrated Behavioral Health Division.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge and skills in effective psychological practice in primary care medical settings, including evidence-based, brief therapy modalities, crisis intervention, and risk assessment.Knowledge of patient populations’ cultural, religious, ethnic, and social systems in interactions, care planning, and education.Knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations, diagnoses, treatment, and prognosis.

Excellent interpersonal skills and motivation to work as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team in a medical setting.Skill in providing care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the clinic setting.Skill in establishing a therapeutic alliance and engaging the patient in collaborative goal setting and prioritizing patient needs as part of the care team in the primary care clinic setting.

Ability to manage the therapeutic relationship including triaging patient to specialty mental health services and termination.Ability to respond to trauma or psychiatric emergency including writing involuntary mental health holds.Ability to respond to feedback and incorporate it into practice.

Computers and Technology

Microsoft Office skills required.

Knowledge of electronic health record preferred.

Education

Master's Degree (Required) • Graduation from a certified Master’s Program in psychology or other related human services degree is required. • Licensed as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT or licensed Psychologist. CAC II or III preferred. • Typically 3- 5 years of clinical experience post master’s degree is required.

Master's Degree (Required) 1. Graduation from a certified Master’s Program in psychology or other related human services degree is required. 2. Licensed as a LPC, LCSW, or LMFT. 3. Typically 2 years of clinical experience post master’s degree is required. 1. Graduation from a certified Master’s Program in psychology or other related human services degree is required. 2. Licensed as a LPC, LCSW, or LMFT. 3. Typically 2 years of clinical experience post master’s degree is required.

Experience

Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (Required) Licensure with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist. Licensure with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist.
  • Licensed Addiction CounselorLicensure as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)

Location

Webb Clinic

Shift Days

Work Type Full time

Pay Range

Minimum: 105,800.00
Midpoint: 111,500.00
Maximum: 117,100.00

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Interested applicants can send their CV to katie.youll@dhaa.org or apply online here.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”


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