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Integrated Behavior Health Specialist (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC) - Women's Health

Kaiser Permanente
Union City, CA 94587


In a Consultant-Liaison role, evaluates and diagnosis' Health Plan members seen in primary care who have mental disorders or behavioral conditions that affect or are a consequence of their medical condition.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes principles of Health Psychology to develop implement, coordinate and evaluate treatment plans for referred members that may include crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, psychoeducation groups and brief case management.
  • Prepares concise intake evaluations and treatment plans, and maintains ongoing confidential progress records in accord with state and NCQA regulations.
  • Provides education and support to members and their families to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes.
  • Co-manages medical conditions through the use of nonpharmacologic and behavioral interventions in order to leverage physician time and develop appropriate patterns of utilization.
  • Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice.
  • Provides consultation and training to other members of the APC team in the areas of mental health, behavioral medicine and health psychology.
  • Provides consultation on program development, and conducts program evaluation and outcome assessment, as needed.
  • Serves as liaison and refers to the Psychiatry Department, Chemical Dependency Services, Behavioral Health Education, specialty behavioral medicine services and other Medical Teams as appropriate.
    Secondary Functions:

  • Conduct confidential interviews, psychosocial assessments and interventions for pregnant women who have problems with alcohol and other drugs.
  • Provide case management, refer to treatment or community agencies as appropriate.
  • Provide presentations, training and consultation to physicians and multidisciplinary care team.
  • Partner with Early Start MD Champion to lead the Early Start program in reaching its goals.
  • Organize and attend monthly department Early Start meetings.
  • Teach periodic evening classes.
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    Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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    Integrated Behavior Health Specialist (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC) - Women's Health

    Kaiser Permanente
    Union City, CA 94587

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