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High Country Community Health
Boone, North Carolina, United States
13 hours ago

Description

Organization

High County Community Health (HCCH) is a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) with locations in the northwestern counties of North Carolina including Watauga, Surry, Avery and Burke.  The mission of HCCH is to provide comprehensive and culturally sensitive primary health care services that may include dental, mental and substance abuse services to the medically under-served populations of our region. 

Job Summary and Responsibilities

The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) is responsible for providing and coordinating behavioral health care for patients at High Country Community Health (HCCH), a fully integrated primary care setting. This clinician provides evidence-based behavioral health assessment and treatment services to referred patients. The clinician monitors symptoms and response to treatment, and works closely/collaborates with the primary care provider, consulting psychiatrist (as needed), and resource specialist to revise the treatment plan when patients are not improving.

The provider monitors patients closely for changes in severity of symptoms and medication side effects, educates patients about treatments/effects as needed, encourages treatment adherence, participates in caseload staffing with the inter-disciplinary treatment team, documents all encounters into electronic health record according to organizational policies, procedures and best practices, monitors outcomes, facilitates treatment referrals as needed, and completes relapse prevention plans with patients in remission of symptoms.  The provider will work closely with community partners to assist HCCH patients. There is also have the opportunity to supervise graduate level trainees, including doctoral students from the local university. 



Requirements

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Independently licensed doctoral level psychologist who is currently licensed or license-eligible in North Carolina. Applicants should have substance use treatment experience. The candidate will possess experience working within a team-based, interdisciplinary treatment environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working within integrated primary care. 

Effective written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly with a wide range of patients. Ability to work under supervision and collaboratively in an inter-disciplinary team setting. Possess a pleasant, open attitude and a professional awareness of boundaries with patients, co-workers, and supervisors. Seek supervision and consultation as needed with peers and supervisors. Demonstrate an ongoing interest in learning. Competent computer usage. Desire to work with an ethnically and culturally diverse population. Excellent working knowledge of DSM 5 diagnoses and evidence-based treatments for mental health conditions, behavioral and relationship challenges.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement: At HCCH, the health and safety of our employees and patients is our top priority. That’s why all offers of employment are contingent on verifying that candidates are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with federal mandates. Individuals may submit a request for exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.

HCCH conducts background checks on all final candidates. Employment is contingent upon a clear background check or approval of the CEO.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 61174096
  • Location:
    Boone, North Carolina, United States
  • Company Name: High Country Community Health
  • Position Title: Psychologist/Behavioral Health Consultant
  • Job Function: Clinical/Behavioral Health
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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