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Behavioral Health Specialist- School Based 

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Description

Under the overall guidance of Community Health Care, Inc. (CHC) serves as liaison between community schools and CHC's providers to ensure all School Based Health Care patients, in need of behavioral health services, receive services in a timely manner. Monitors response to treatment as directed by their assigned mental health provider; and the established policy, practice and quality care standards of the respective agencies. The School Based Behavioral Health Specialist has regular contact with school resources and collaborates to provide intervention strategies, referrals, tracking treatment adherence and response.

Responsibilities:

Ensure that patients in need of behavioral health services receive them in a timely manner.

Provide oversight for the development of a single treatment plan and lead the patient’s care team by coordinating care among all providers.

Coordinate with the care team to ensure appropriate health coaching and disease specific education are provided by appropriate staff, as needed.

Provide follow-up care to ensure that a successful connection is made, and that patients’ needs have been met.

Work to ensure seamless care coordination between medical providers, pediatricians, child psychiatrists, and other members of the integrated care team.

Serve as liaison between CHC and Integrated Health Home organizations, hospitals, and other community agencies.

Provide care coordination to patients in local hospital system to identify social determinants of health and improve the transition of care.

Monitor treatment adherence and response to medication and behavioral health treatment. If the patient is not participating in treatment, the care coordinator works with the patient/family/caregiver to identify and address barriers to treatment adherence.

Document all patient contacts and treatment changes into the electronic medical record.

 

Check Out These Perks!

-Healthy work/life balance; Monday thru Friday from 8am-5pm

-Affordable medical, dental, vision insurance

-Competitive compensation with bonus opportunities

-*FREE prescription medication for employees and family members

-PTO, Paid Holidays, Birthday Holiday

-Employer paid life and disability insurance

-YMCA Discount Program and FREE Chiropractic services

-Retirement plan with Employer matching after one year

 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required; or Bachelor Degree in related social services area (defined as including Sociology or Psychology) with at least 30 semester hours in social work (twelve months of experience in the delivery of related social services in a social service or health field may be substituted in lieu of classroom training).

Experience: Minimum three (3) years casework/case management or related experience. Previous experience working with the mentall ill and/or experience working with the long-term mentally ill population.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
About the Organization CHC provides the communities we serve with excellence in patient centered medical, dental and behavioral health care that is compassionate, affordable, and accessible.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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