Behavioral Health Consultant
Mental Health Center - NWG
Part-Time (0.5 FTE) - 8am-4:30pm - Varied Shifts, Monday-Friday - 20 Hours/Week
Abington Health Center - Warminster
225 Newtown Road, Warminster, PA 18974
The BHC will serve patients at the Warminster Campus.
This position will provide behavioral health assessments, brief evidence-based interventions, clinical/consultative services and education using the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model for patients and their family in Jefferson primary care practices of varying specialties and within the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) in this role will also provide consultation with the primary care provider to enhance the understanding of the patient, provide decision support for teatment planning, and assist in the ongoing care and monitoring of patients' behavioral healthcare and biopsychosocial treatment plans. Ensures behavioral health services are delivered in a culturally appropriate fashion and are consistent with state laws and regulations, professional standards of care, agency guidelines and professional ethical guidelines.
Provides integrated behavioral health in Bariatric program. Utilizes CBT and behavior modification and additional modalities for postoperative patients who have had bariatric procedures and require further intervention.
1-2 years of experience as a mental health professional preferred.
Must meet state regulations for the specific program.
Master's degree in Social Work.
Professional licensure, if available to specialty.
Act 73 clearance.
Valid driver's license.
Medicare PIN number (if applicable).
Maintain CEU credits as appropriate to specialty.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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