Behavioral Health Clinicians work as integral members of the primary care team (including physicians, advance practice clinicians, nurses, case managers and medical assistants). Populations served may include children and adolescents in addition to adults. The BHC role is crucial in helping the team to address holistically the needs of patients with acute and chronic psychological, social, security, substance use and/or physical conditions. BHC’s provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological/behavioral health problems and also help patients more effectively manage medical issues such as diabetes and chronic pain. Services are provided through same-day warm hand offs from medical providers as well as individual and group appointments with an emphasis on time-limited, focused interventions. BHC’s initiate referrals as needed and help to coordinate care both internally and with external agencies. BHC’s are encouraged to develop groups and programs according to their own interests. This position would be ideal for an energetic individual who has an interest in the connection between mental and physical health and who enjoys being part of a close-knit team working together to improve the health of the whole person. We are an inclusive community health center which supports diversity and welcomes applicants of all ages. National Health Service Corps loan repayment eligible site. Please email with your contact information and resume which includes education, license type and date, and a chronological employment and clinical experience history with dates. We will respond with a phone call to offer additional information and answer questions.
Current California license, LCSW or PhD/PsyD. Qualified ASW applicants nearing completion of hours may be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Salary for unlicensed clinician may be adjusted.