Behavioral Health Consultant – Pediatric

Department: Behavioral Health
Reports to:  Director of Behavioral Health
Written: 3/31/2014
FLSA status: exempt, salary
Unit Code: 120
Supervisory: Low

Role Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field
Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience as a therapist; current license to practice in PA as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor; Competency in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions to patients with behavioral health/substance abuse issues in a primary care setting; Expertise working with children and families, using behavioral modification, ABA, and similar interventions.
Other: Ability to work some evenings, flexible schedule

Location: Attendance required at assigned CHDC site(s)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the organization's mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed-upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Provide brief, short-term interventions to medical patients in a PCP-BH role
  • Able to see children, adolescents, adults
  • Timely and accurate documentation, including EHR/EMR paperwork, notes, and communication with other entities and organizations.
  • Travel and attendance in essential trainings and conferences.
  • Work with the county, State, and HRSA according to needs of CHDC and its programs