Behavioral Health Specialist - Slauson

Providence Health & Services

Los Angeles,CA  

2019-11-15 2019-12-15
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As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.


**Providence is calling a ( Full Time/Day Shift ) Behavioral Health Specialist at our Providence Medical Institute location in Los Angeles, CA.**

**In this position you will:**

+ Evaluate and treats patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders.

+ Evaluate patients using appropriate DSM IV criteria.

+ Treat patients using a variety of brief psychotherapy techniques where indicated, including crisis intervention, cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, family, marital and supportive approaches.

+ Works primarily in the primary care clinic as a regular team member and provided brief assessment, intervention and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.

+ Work with individuals, groups, and families, providing evidence-based behavioral interventions.


**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Must be licensed in the State of California to practice independently as a Psychologist (PhD or PsyD), Social Work (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Mental Health Counselor (LPCC).

+ Maintains Clinical Education requirements to maintain licensure.

+ Current clinical licensure in the State of California required: PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT or LPCC

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ At Least two years of clinical experience in the provision of behavioral health services to a wide range of patients, with some experience in integrated behavioral health services settings. A preferred skill is providing clinical services in Spanish to meet the needs of the local community.

+ Proficiency with MS Office: Outlook, Internet, Word and Excel

**About the location you will serve:**

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

**Our Mission**

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Shift:** Day

**Job Category:** Behavioral Health

**Location:** California-Los Angeles

**Req ID:** 230031
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