Licensed Clinical Therapist - Integrated Behavioral Health Consultant

  • MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Definition

TO APPLY :

  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter addressing your qualifications and experience related to the required skills for the position and Resume.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
Without LCSW or LCPC license, Clinical Therapist in Training at a reduced rate of pay may be considered.

Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula!

Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time.

Performs work as a therapist at the Partnership Health Center (PHC). Work assignment will be in: the traditional model, an integrated model where providers are embedded in the medical clinic providing brief behavioral interventions within the behavioral health department, or the Mobile Support Team, depending on coverage needs. This assignment will be for an integrated behavioral health consultant.

Representative Examples of Work

Provides screening and assessments, develops and implements treatment plans and documents client progress for behavioral health clients.

Provides behavioral health counseling, for individuals, couples, families, and groups as indicated by the treatment plan or as assigned. May provide counseling as a Licensed Addictions Counselor or Mental Health Professional if certified.

Functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team in a patient-centered health home model, or as part of a mobile support team, depending on work assignment.

Creates quarterly reports on targeted performance indicators, quality measures and health outcomes to the Performance Improvement Committee.

Provides community education to other providers or community partners.

Participates in scheduled administrative staff meetings. Participates in clinical staff meetings.

Provides training for support and clinical personnel as required.

Maintains appropriate and timely clinical records.

Performs related duties as required or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION: Master's degree in social work or counseling required. Active Montana State LCSW or LCPC license required.

EXPERIENCE : Two years of experience in a clinical or mental health setting is required. Substance use treatment experience in healthcare setting desired.

Without LCSW or LCPC license, Clinical Therapist in Training at a reduced rate of pay may be considered.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Subject to passing a criminal background investigation that will require fingerprinting. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. May require a valid drivers' license. (Mobile Support Team work assignment).

Physical/Environmental Demands

Crisis intervention work may involve exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases. Works primarily in an office setting. May work remotely from home or in the field responding to 911 behavioral health emergencies, depending on work assignment. Requires some evening, weekend and holiday work, and may require over forty hours in a work week. May require driving or riding in a car to satellite sites, to distant meeting locations, or to see patients in the field as part of a Mobile Support Team.

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map