Behavioral Health Provider LCSW

San Jose, CA

Posted: 04/25/2024 Category: Social Worker Job Number: lheuser8

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Behavioral Health Provider LCSW in San Jose, CA. The Behavioral Health Provider LCSW would be working for a Major Healthcare Organization and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40 hours per week.

Behavioral Health Provider LCSW Compensation:

  • The pay for this position is $46.15 hourly
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Behavioral Health Provider LCSW Highlights:

  • This position is responsible for providing culturally competent primary care focused behavioral health services and clinical consultation to primary care patients with mental health needs.
  • The required availability for this position are as follows: 40hrs/week between M-F 8am-7pm, with possible rotating Saturday shift 8am-5pm

Behavioral Health Provider LCSW Responsibilities:

  • Consult and collaborate with primary care providers on the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders, substance use disorders, and psycho-social problems.
  • Consult and collaborate with primary care providers on treatment of chronic pain and chronic disease and the related psycho-social problems.
  • In consultation with psychiatrist, provide psychopharmacological consultation for primary care providers within scope of practice.
  • Provide consultation and training to clinic staff in all areas related to behavioral health.
  • Perform behavioral health screening, triage, evaluation, and assessment to determine appropriate level of behavioral health care.
  • Implement evidenced-based therapeutic methods, including cognitive behavior therapy, contingency management.
  • Provide crisis intervention and behavioral health intervention.
  • Provide group interventions (treatment, psycho-education, health education).
  • Work closely with Medical Case Managers and providers.
  • Provide education and support to patients and their families to encourage adherence with medical and behavioral health issues.
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate referrals to existing community resources when indicated by assessed need.
  • Perform comprehensive behavioral health services including: intake evaluations, assessments, crisis intervention, ad hoc counseling, individual/family/group intervention, treatment planning, collateral assessment/intervention, and outreach.
  • Develop and maintain procedures, protocols, and paperwork, forms and data on an on-going basis to ensure the program's relevance and usability to patients and clinic staff and funders.
  • Maintain current patient case records and prepare reports as indicated.
  • Work flexible schedule as necessary.
  • Reviews operations, procedures, interventions and documentation to adhere with agency, state and county guidelines and quality assurance standards.
  • Reviews clinical interventions and case documentation with Behavioral Health Director, participates in staff meetings, training, case conferences, and peer review process.
  • Participate in program evaluation, providing input and information as needed.

Behavioral Health Provider LCSW Requirements:

  • Required education, experience, training
    • Master’s degree in social work/social welfare or doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
    • Current California license - clinical social worker (LCSW) or psychologist.
    • The ability to function creatively and flexibly in a variety of clinical and administrative roles.
    • Familiarity with laws and regulations regarding confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.
    • The ability to investigate and analyze information, draw conclusions and problem solve; ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Preferred education, experience, training
    • One year of directly related experience, including background in primary care consultation, behavioral medicine, health psychology, or other relevant areas.
    • Experience in public/community health settings and/or in serving low-income multicultural populations.
    • Bilingual (preferably Spanish) highly desirable.

Behavioral Health Provider LCSW Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, walking, and standing associated with a normal medical/clinical office environment.
  • Regular bending and stretching; and lifting.
  • Manual dexterity used to include, but not limited to, standard office equipment, and computer keyboard.
  • Traveling to work sites including some exposure to outside elements.
  • Presenting information in front of a group.
  • Reading and writing in order to review records for accuracy.

If you are interested in this Behavioral Health Provider LCSW position, please apply to this posting!

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