Lead Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician PeaceHealth is seeking
a Lead Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician in Behavioral Health
Primary Care for a Full Time, Day position.
Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for
assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are
achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all
aspects of work. Subject matter expert.
Coordinates and oversees the plan of care and service delivery
of behavioral health consumers across the continuum of illness;
promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care
resources; and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary
team to achieve optimal clinical outcomes. Provide services to
consumers with commercial insurance and Medicaid.
Assign work; plan and manage priorities, provide technical
assistance, oversee staff schedules, monitor quality of work,
monitor team projects, mentor staff, provide constructive feedback,
oversee staff training, ensure quality improvement, provide
leadership feedback on staff performance, and assist with goal
setting for the team.
Provides individual, family, group and multi-family group
therapy to patients with complex diagnostic presentations and
Provides clinical leadership to team of masters’ and bachelors’
level clinical and student interns.
Assesses, develops, implements and monitors a comprehensive plan
of care through an interdisciplinary team process in conjunction
with the patient and their self-identified natural supports.
Evaluates and provides interventions to improve a patient’s
cognitive, social, vocational, spiritual, and emotional
functioning, utilizing natural and community supports when
Provides urgent/crisis evaluations, interventions, and safety
Together with consumer and natural supports, identifies key
problems, strengths and resources to be addressed in the treatment
May provide case management, coordination with other treatment
agencies or outside support services, outreach and engagement.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
Masters’ in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, Psychology, or
Marriage and Family Therapy.
Minimum of one year of experience as a licensed Behavioral
Health Clinician or equivalent role.
Experience in diagnosis and treatment of patients with complex
mental health conditions.
Experience providing clinical supervision to bachelors’ and
masters’ level clinicians preferred.
Previous leadership training or experience preferred.
License in Counseling, Marriage and Family or related field.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of
Interpersonal skills to obtain and interpret information
appropriate to patients’ needs and age as required for assessment
range of treatment, and patient care.
Proficiency with DSM-5 diagnoses and best practice treatment
interventions for a variety of behavioral health conditions.
Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal
relationships and patient/family centered work environment.
Knowledge and adherence to ethical guidelines for behavioral
health clinical practice.
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
and documenting in electronic medical records.
Effective prioritization skills.
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
Ability to work in a clinic, community, and home settings.
Strong consumer engagement skills across continuum.
Strong case management and consumer advocacy skills.
QMHP eligible required.
Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of
Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate
lighting and ventilation.
Job duties frequently require intense concentration and
attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please
attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative
Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local,
state, or federal laws.