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Behavioral Health Specialist - Hospital Based 

Description

What are we looking for in a Behavioral Health Specialist?

This position provides behavioral health expertise and assistance to hospital & emergency department staff at Skyline Hospital in White Salmon, WA. The Behavioral Health Specialist works within the primary care setting to identify, triage, and manage patients who have both medical and behavioral health concerns. The Behavioral Health Specialist provides skill training through various patient education strategies and develops specific behavioral health plans for individual patients. This position will also provide some case management to assist patients with accessing community resources to secure housing, food, transportation, and financial support. The Behavioral Health Specialist will receive guidance & direction from both Comprehensive and Skyline Hospital staff.

Behavioral Health Specialist duties may include:

  • providing behavioral health consultations with primary care providers in a hospital setting
  • advocating for appropriate mental health and substance use treatment
  • assisting in treatment planning with clients and treatment teams
  • leading educational sessions and skill training with clients
  • assisting with case management to help clients access community resources
  • completing all required clinical documentation
 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or related field.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration

Other Credentials Required: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 
Location White Salmon  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
 
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or hr@comphc.org

Pre-employment drug screening is required.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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