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Behavioral Health Clinician - Family Health Center

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 115943
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011055633173-Family Medicine


Job Summary:

Provides behavioral health services to emotionally disturbed and mentally ill patients. Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Assesses, treats, plans, and provides psycho-education, and individual, family, and group therapy.


Essential Functions:

•   Utilizes resources to meet patient care needs by collaborating with appropriate guardians and community agencies.
•   Assesses patients’ problems, needs, and level of functioning.
•   Writes appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis, age, and clinical presentation.
•   Provides various treatment modalities and theoretical applications based on current clinical standards.
•   Assists individuals, couples, groups, and families through the counseling relationships.
•   Establishes and conducts appropriate interventions/treatments. 
•   Provides patient care according to established policies/procedures and professional standards of care. 
•   Designs, plans, and implements effective patient education.
•   Develops, implements, and evaluates patient care according to identified needs and manages clients in crisis.
•   Provides accurate and consistent documentation of patient care/response in the medical record.
•   Presents cases in clinical team meetings in a clear, concise, and clinically relevant manner.
•   Completes all documentation within facility-established timeframes. Coordinates discharge planning and plan of care with next provider.


Education, Experience, and Training:

Master’s Degree in a relevant human services field such as Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage/Family Therapy from an accredited school of graduate education required.

Must be issued an associate licensure and/or certification from appropriate governing board in the state in which one works within 6 months of employment. 

Successful completion of CPI and CPR training required within 90 days of hire.

Clinical experience preferred. Case management experience with the Serious and Persistent Mental Illness population and /or experience working with substance abuse preferred.