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Behavioral Health Specialist

Job Number:   18-325
Category:   Clinics
Department:   OMP Primary Care Vine
Status:   Full Time
Schedule:   Days


Posted 06/07/18


The Behavioral Health Specialist is a core member of the Primary Care Team, which includes the patient’s medical provider and psychiatric consultant, as well as the larger primary care team. The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical healthcare, including substance use issues, of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the patient’s medical provider, and, when appropriate, other mental health and substance use treatment providers.



·        Masters degree in Human Services, Social Work, Mental Health Nursing, or other related field.

·        Chemical dependency training preferred.

·        Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for common behavioral health disorders.



·        Experience with screening for common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders

·        Experience with assessment and treatment planning for common mental health and/or substance use disorders

·        Experience with evidence-based counseling techniques



·        Washington State license required (Mental Health Counselor License – LH; or Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical License – SC; or Marriage and Family Therapist License – LF)

·        Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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