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The Behavioral Health Provider Social Worker provides Integrated Behavioral Health Services in Primary Care; provides direct psychotherapy services to Behavioral Health patients and assists the Behavioral Health Director in clinical functions of the department; developing and implementing policies and procedures; collecting data and developing reports; and other responsibilities as assigned.  

Position is located at the Daniel Driscoll-Neponset Health Center, a federally qualifed community health center (FQHC.) Our site is eligible for National Health Service Corps and State Loan Repayment Programs. 

Job Duties: 

  • Performs intakes, evaluations and provides therapy to Behavioral Health patients assigned by the Director.
  • Actively participates in extended primary care teams, paticpates on treatment teams focusing on behavioral issues with patients using brief therapies, crisis management and consultations. 
  • Obtains insurance authorization for all patients and tracks visits and obtains re-authorization if necessary.
  • Completes biopsychosocial form, quarterly treatment updates and termination summaries for all patients.
  • Coordinates behavioral health treatment with psychiatry and primary care providers
  • Performs collateral case work for patients when necessary eg. completing disability forms, consulting with other providers, teachers and institutions.
  • Facilitates trainings, case conferences, and conducts Utilization Review. 
  • Provides clinical supervision for behavioral health staff and/or interns as directed by Behavioral Health Director
  • Attends case conferences and in-services when required.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Current MA LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker) or LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker), Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required 
  • 2 years of experience providing therapy in individual, family and/or group modalities preferred, based on Licensure
  • Current Massachusetts LADC1 preferred.
  • One year of clinical experience in substance abuse treatment preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

The Behavioral Health Provider Social Worker provides Integrated Behavioral Health Services in Primary Care; provides direct psychotherapy services to Behavioral Health patients and assists the Behavioral Health Director in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 29, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 26, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

See below
To be determined

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive Benefits package including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 403b Saving Plan, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 10 additional paid holidays.

We offer a comprehensive Benefits package including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 403b Saving Plan, generous Paid Time…

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Vietnamese, Spanish or Portuguese a plus.

English and Vietnamese, Spanish or Portuguese a plus.

Location

On-site
398 Neponset Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122, USA

How to Apply

Please apply online on our website using the link provided.

Please apply online on our website using the link provided.

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