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Behavioral Medicine Specialist License Masters Mental Health Prof. Depression CA

Company: Kaiser
Location: Alamo
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:

In a Consultant-Liaison role, evaluates and diagnosis Health Plan members seen in primary care who have mental disorders or behavioral conditions that affect or are a consequence of their medical condition.

Essential Responsibilities:

Utilizes principles of Health Psychology to develop implement, coordinate and evaluate treatment plans for referred members that may include crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, psychoeducation groups and brief case management.

Prepares concise intake evaluations and treatment plans, and maintains ongoing confidential progress records in accord with state and NCQA regulations.

Provides education and support to members and their families to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes.

Co-manages medical conditions through the use of nonpharmacologic and behavioral interventions in order to leverage physician time and develop appropriate patterns of utilization.

Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice.

Provides consultation and training to other members of the APC team in the areas of mental health, behavioral medicine and health psychology.

Provides consultation on program development, and conducts program evaluation and outcome assessment, as needed.

Serves as liaison and refers to the Psychiatry Department, Chemical Dependency Services, Behavioral Health Education, specialty behavioral medicine services and other Medical Teams as appropriate.

Secondary Functions:

Role entails Depression Monitoring, Response, Outreach, Triage& Behavioral Medicine Consultations.

May be eligible to transfer to other MH/ CD sites within the EBA. Eligible to work weekend hours. Afterhours on-call shift may be required.

Basic Qualifications:



Masters degree in Social Work, Social Welfare from a clinical track, Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field required from an accredited college or university.

License, Certification, Registration
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (California) OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California) OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California)

National Provider Identifier required at hire

Additional Requirements:

Knowledge of learning theory and behavioral medicine.
Knowledge of state regulations and licensing standards related to client treatment, patient rights, and client/patient confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team, and in a primary care environment.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a multidisciplinary setting.

PrimaryLocation : California,Richmond,Richmond Medical Offices 1
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 06:00 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A05-IBHS-NUHW-NUHW Integ Behavioral Hlth Ser
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care
Department : Richmond Hospital - Mental Hlth/Psych-Behavioral - 0206
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.By applying, you consent to your information being processed by SonicJobs and transmitted to the Employer.
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