||Integrated Behavioral Health LCSW - EMMC Pediatrics (Bangor, Maine)This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of the primary care clinical staff! The integrated licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) provides brief, targeted, evidence-based therapy to patients and families within the practice's pediatric practice in coordination with pediatricians and other members of the practice's team. The clinician will also provide medical staff in the practice with consultative support, help coordinate behavioral health referrals and services outside the practice, and serve as a liaison between the practice and the community-based behavioral health system. As a member of the Acadia Healthcare Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) team, the integrated LCSW has consistent support from and access to the experts at Acadia Hospital. This is a 20 hour position with flexible hours that can include mornings, evenings, and weekends, and engages the integrated LCSW in an established, progressive practice with a patient-centered model of multidisciplinary care. Requirements:· Master's degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program.· Currently licensed in Maine at the independent practice level (without restrictions)· Minimum of two years clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families; · Experience working on interdisciplinary teams· Experience with cognitive behavioral, group, and family therapies is highly desirable· Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers· Experience using an electronic health record is desirableResponsibilities:· Build professional clinical relationships with providers, patients and families whose providers refer them for behavioral health services· Provide evidence-based, short-term interventions, to patients and families with identified clinical needs in accordance with established model of integrated behavioral health· Evaluate children with positive behavioral health screens to determine need for further diagnostic assessment and need for behavioral health services· Provide consultative support to pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the practice on request· Participate in the creation of an integrated, individualized plan of care for children with behavioral health needs· Maintain up to date documentation in the practice's electronic health record.· Willingness to expand your clinical knowledge of primary care pediatrics· Develop a "common language" with medical providers that facilitates seamless integrated care· In collaboration with primary care providers, and other members of the care team, provide behavioral health coordination of care services to patients and families
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