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Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant

The Benedict Family Medicine Practice at UMass Memorial Medical Center is recruiting a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) to join its fast paced, cutting edge clinical and multidisciplinary learning practice. Contribute your talents to expanding this nationally recognized behavioral health program providing care to families, children, adolescents, and adults with a wide variety of mental health, substance abuse, and health behavior change needs.

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus, Worcester, MA
Department: Family Medicine Primary Care
Status: Full Time
Requirements: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

This position will include 50% FTE of direct brief-psychotherapeutic intervention and 50% care co-ordination/case management activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide quality clinical consultation addressing patient psycho-social concerns in collaboration with the integrated primary care team.
Provide assessment and psychotherapeutic interventions for patients of all ages regarding psycho-social concerns that may be related to life stressors, acute and/or chronic medical/mental health conditions, motivational barriers to healthy lifestyle, and/or other identifiable behavioral health concerns, while making appropriate recommendations to medical providers and patients
Participate in interdisciplinary clinical care including diagnostic evaluations, urgent care assessment and intervention, treatment planning, individual, group, and family therapy
Facilitate referrals to specialized mental health providers and psychiatric services as needed; will provide on-site crisis assessment, triage and intervention while coordinating with community based mental health organizations, local hospitals, and public safety officials
Provide outreach to high risk patients and provides coordination of care including identification and referral to relevant medical, psychological and community resources
Attend applicable provider meetings and participate in on-going training activities as needed
Participate in in-service/education regarding Quality Improvement
Complete required documentation for contractual and billing needs in the electronic medical record

Qualification Requirements:
Master's degree or higher in clinical social work.
Licensed or license eligible in the state of Massachusetts as a LICSW.
Knowledge of and experience in Integrated Primary Care or other medical settings strongly preferred

Interested candidates should apply here: to submit their CV and cover letter and application for the position of Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant, Social Worker. Requisition # 190295

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Please contact Alexa Connell, PhD with any questions
Email (preferred):
Phone: 774-442-5986