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Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW Required)

JOB TITLE:   Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW Required)

DEPARTMENT: Integrated Behavioral Health Services

FLSA:  Full-Time, Exempt

DURATION:  Open Until Filled

SALARY RANGE:  $45,000 - $65,000

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for assessment and treatment of individuals with mental, emotional, social or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other related drugs. Activities may include individual, group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education. Ensures compliance with current federal and state standards, guidelines and regulations.  Position will participate in QI activities as needed.


Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. All applications will be reviewed and those deemed most qualified will be contacted for interview.  Please do not call the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Jobs will be open a maximum of 30 days from initial posting.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide mental health screenings and initial assessments to medically‐referred and other clients.

  • Provide short‐term, structured, evidence‐based psychotherapy as part of an appropriate treatment plan.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the primary care providers to improve health outcomes.

  • Facilitate referrals to other services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, specialty care and community resources as needed.

  • Work closely with Clinical Psychiatrist on challenging cases.

  • Provide clinical therapeutic services to patients, including individual and group therapy and coordination of treatment for participants with co-occurring disorders.

  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.

  • Work to meet patient needs effectively and resolve individual barriers through follow‐up, advocacy, and collaboration with OIC staff and other community service providers.

  • Maintain accurate and timely records of activities and services provided to each client.

  • Participate in and/or facilitate team meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned to support the mission of the organization.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling, psychology, or closely related field. Must be a current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or have Psychologist license in the State of North Carolina.

Familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma with experience in the following areas: psychosocial assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, short‐term, evidence‐based counseling and crisis intervention

Must have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse individuals.

Preferred:

  • Two years of experience in a health care setting, working directly with individuals

  • Experience working in the medical social work or community mental health field

  • Knowledge of Integrated Behavioral Health in the community healthcare system

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and county regulations for FQHCs

Loan Repayment Opportunities

As a federally qualified health center (FQHC), there may be resources to assist with the repayment of federal loans if the recipient practices within one of the following disciplines:

Primary Care Physician (MD or DO), Dentist (DDS or DMD), Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP), Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA), Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Health Service Psychologist (HSP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Psychiatric Nurse Specialist (PNS), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). To learn more about this program please visit the National Health Service Corp program at http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/

Equal Opportunity Employer

OIC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  OIC, Inc. offers equal opportunities to applicants and employees and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation and/or any other status protected by law.

Diversity Statement

OIC, Inc. is committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling OIC, Inc.’s vision and goals.

Thank you for your interest in employment with OIC, Inc.

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