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Behavioral Health Provider

Company: AxessPointe Community Health Center, Inc
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT AXESSPOINTE AxessPointe Community Health Centers provides affordable, high-quality health care to families and individuals in Summit and Portage counties. We offer a full range of services including medical, dental, women's health, behavioral health and a reduced-rate pharmacy. Why we exist and our direction Our Mission : To provide a quality, affordable and compassionate health home for - every patient, every time - in all communities. Our Vision : To be recognized as a leader in the delivery of high quality, integrated family-oriented healthcare and as a model program for community-based primary care. OUR CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES : Mission First : We believe in always working hard to help each and every patient-to be a place where all are welcomed-to help them and their communities flourish through our efforts together. Supporting competencies: We live this value through (a) respectful, compassionate service and (b) results orientation. Operational Excellence: We believe in doing a job well done, always seeking ways to do what we do better, and embracing challenges through an open-minded, informed approach. Supporting competencies: We live this value through (a) functional knowledge and skill, (b) continual improvement, and (c) decision making and creative problem solving. Bring Your Best : We believe that we owe it to our patients, to our coworkers, and to ourselves to approach every day as an opportunity to excel together, creating an organization that makes our communities healthier despite the challenges that arise. Supporting competencies: We live this value through (a) integrity, (b) team mentality, and (c) agility and resilience. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDER (LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/IMFT) SUMMARY: Provide psychosocial assessment, consultation and brief intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders including chemical dependency SUPERVISOR: Chief Medical Officer or Designee DU--TIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide effective treatment planning and assist clients with successfully achieving goals. Assist patients and their families with adjusting to episodes of acute and chronic illness and coping with lifestyle changes to promote positive outcomes. Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions. Actively participate in meetings that support AxessPointe Community Health Center, Inc.(API) Integrated Health Care model to provide comprehensive care for clients. Assist in the detection of "at risk" patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration. Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease. Provide comprehensive counseling of patients enrolled in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program via collaborative and integrated care with the primary care team in successful management and treatment of chemical dependency. Monitor the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient service and making recommendations for improvement. Facilitate outreach and involvement with community-based programs and agencies. Provides consultation to other health care professionals when coordination with significant or intensive community resources is necessary to achieve desired treatment goals. Adheres to professional Code of Ethics. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Behavioral Health, Social Work, Counseling, or other related field with the capacity to bill for encounters desired. Working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions. Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as the ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions. Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and have strong communication skills. Good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology. Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions. Multilingual, multicultural and culturally diverse applicants encouraged. Ability to effectively work with diverse clientele, Agency staff, and outside contacts. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Licensed in the State of Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)/Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required. Or Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)/Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) COMPLIANCE: This position requires compliance with API's written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation. Failure to comply with API's Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or API's Written Standards or, for managers and supervisors, fails to detect non-compliant conduct where reasonable efforts would have resulted in detection, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with API's Compliance Program Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non-Compliance through Appropriate Disciplinary Actions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and use hands to finger handle or feel; to talk; or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to frequently lift up to 25 pounds. The employee may occasionally be required to lift 25 to 50 pounds; however, this is not essential; duties may be shifted to accommodate lifting restrictions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less). The employee will occasionally be working near moving mechanical parts, be exposed to outdoor weather conditions and exposed to a risk of electrical shock while running the copier, printer, other standard equipment and answering the telephone. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. Stress level can be high at times. Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: AxessPointe Community Health Center, Inc, Akron , Behavioral Health Provider, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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