Behavioral Health Consultant

Broad Top Area Medical Center   Broad Top, PA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on June 21, 2024

We’re hiring!

Broad Top Area Medical Center, operating 12 medical offices in Huntingdon County, PA, is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Consultant to perform the following job duties:

  • Provide mental health screenings and initial assessments to medically-referred and other clients.
  • Provide short-term, structured, evidence-based psychotherapy as part of an appropriate care plan.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with primary care providers to improve health outcomes.
  • Support patient self-management of disease and behavior modification interventions.
  • Facilitate referrals to other services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, specialty care and community resources) as needed.
  • Work closely with Consulting Psychiatrist on challenging cases.
  • Provide clinical therapeutic services to patients, including individual and group therapy and coordination of treatment for participants with co-occurring disorders.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Work to meet patient needs effectively and resolve individual barriers through follow-up, advocacy and collaboration with BTAMC staff and other community service providers.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of activities, case management notes, and services provided to each client.
  • Participate in and/or facilitate team meetings.
  • Provide regular, written reports to the Medical Director (or CEO) and additional reports as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in social work, social sciences, counseling, psychology or closely related field as required for licensure.
  • Current independent clinical license to provide behavioral health services in the State of Pennsylvania or license-eligible at the time of hire (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychologist)
  • Familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma.
  • Experience in biopsychosocial assessment; individual therapy, group therapy, short-term, evidenced-based counseling, and crisis intervention.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audience.
  • Strong administrative and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with electronic health records a plus.
  • Confidence to communicate and outreach to other community health care organizations, personnel and public.
  • Willing to travel between sites and within community. Comfort working out of multiple office locations as assigned.
  • Ability to pass all required background checks and clearances

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits plan including health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and retirement plan.

This is a great full-time job opportunity working with a community-based and patient-directed organization that provides comprehensive primary health care and preventative care services. Apply today!

Broad Top Area Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Broad Top Area Medical Center

4133 Medical Center Drive
Broad Top , PA