Position provides behavioral health services to an ethnically diverse patient population across the lifespan.
Master’s in Social Work; licensure in State of Alaska as Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Provides risk assessments of behavioral health conditions (e.g. PHQ9, SBIRT, etc.) for purpose of advising primary care provider, referral to psychiatrist and/or other appropriate level of care.
Consults with primary care providers to improve patient functioning and health status.
Provides patient care within scope of services.
Leads individual behavioral health and health promotion interventions.
Coordinates care with center and community providers to ensure delivery of integrated comprehensive primary care services.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.
In conjunction with staff participates in revision of center’s policies and procedures.
Remains current with standards of mental and behavioral health practice.
Complies with corporation’s policies and procedures.
Utilize specialized office equipment.
Other duties as assigned by the Behavioral Health Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of methods of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical, mental and behavioral health conditions.
Knowledge of the problems and dynamics in treating medically underserved populations.
Proficiency in computer skills.
Thorough knowledge of use of common office equipment (copier, fax, printer, etc.).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Strong analytical, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work as successful primary health care team member.
Experience in delivering interdisciplinary services to medically underserved populations and cultural competency.
Additional Salary Information: Salary/benefits dependent on years of experience plus bonus, malpractice, 41 paid days plus more
Internal Number: 20-011-BHC02
About Interior Community Health Center
The Interior Community Health Center (ICHC) is a small, mission-driven health center that is committed to providing quality health care with a heart. ICHC provides medical, dental and integrated behavioral health services to all community members including those with limited income, with or without insurance. To help make coverage affordable, ICHC provides a discount for those who qualify based on income and household size.
ICHC’s providers care for every member of your family, from newborns to teens, parents and grandparents. Our providers include doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, who want to establish a long-term relationship with you and your family centered on keeping you healthy, preventing illness, and managing your family’s health