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Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW)

Company: Green Key Resources
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for the daily activities across multiple service functions area. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker operates within a clinical environment assess and evaluates members' needs with a variety of mental health issues and improve social determinates of health. Ensures patient is progressing toward desired outcomes by continuous monitoring through assessments and / or clinical evaluation. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker in this role must have the appropriate credentials to be able to bill for services.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW-CP) who works to support the clinical care model by providing quality clinical mental health assessments, treatment and consultation. The Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW-CP) employs a variety of strategies, approaches and techniques to manage a member's physical, environmental and psychosocial health issues. Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for screening, assessing and formulating clinical treatment recommendations for patients with possible behavioral health and or substance use disorders. The Behavioral Health Specialists works as an integral part of the primary care team and makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Provides quality clinical consultation to providers and staff regarding patient's mental and behavioral health and how it may be directly connected to the patient's medical conditions
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments and formulates diagnoses and treatment plans to address and treat mental health and substance abuse comorbidities
  • Provides therapy and behavioral interventions using evidence-based techniques with follow up support
  • Provides psychoeducation for patients and their support systems
  • Completes clinical documentation including assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and coding and billing
  • Collaborates with and supports clinic level resource programs such as resource social worker, care coach and clinical pharmacist
  • Ensures adherence to defined policy, procedures and licensing standards based on federal, state, and local requirements
  • Assists leadership with behavioral health initiatives, workflows and training of new Behavioral Health SpecialistRequired Qualifications
    • Masters Social Work
    • LCSW-CP or equivalent for the state required
    • 3+ years healthcare system experience in a clinic setting
    • Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders (DSM5, ICD10)
    • Experience with assessments and formulating diagnoses and treatment plans for common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders
    • Working knowledge of and experience with evidence-based treatments modalities and behavioral health interventions for common mental health disorders
    • Effectively meet and exceed customer needs; build productive relationships with physicians, internal customers, and takes responsibility for customer loyalty and satisfaction
    • Work effectively and cooperatively with other members of the CDO Team establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Must have strong team orientation and collaboration. Seek to achieve common goals that contribute to the overall success of the organization
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal/verbal communication and consultation skills
    • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced changing environments
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Access
    • Ability to travel between clinic locations as needed

Keywords: Green Key Resources, Phoenix , Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW), Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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