Providence Health & Services Behavioral Health Consultant (LCSW) *1.0/Day* in Polson, Montana
Providence is calling a Behavioral Health Consultant (LCSW) (Behavioral Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position you will:
Work’s effectively in a patient-centered, integrated model in a variety of clinical settings.
Participates in integrated care team meetings to coordinate care and develop plans of care.
Determines mental health diagnosis when needed according to current version of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Construct, document, and execute robust treatment plans using the biopsychosocial model and evidence based interventions.
Utilize evidence-based clinical tools for tracking clinical outcomes (PHQ-9, GAD-7, AUDIT-C, etc).
Provides brief intervention and/or brief treatment for substance abuse as indicated, adhering to evidence-based techniques. Interface with community substance abuse treatment centers to coordinate care as appropriate (SBIRT).
Engages in trainings to learn and improve clinical skills as appropriate.
Schedule 30-45 minute appointments for follow-up visits, utilize telephone encounters and MyChart secured messaging as adjunct follow-up to maximize the number of patients followed within IBH.
Communicates treatment progress and recommendations to the patient’s PCP and other members of the care team.
Provide brief behavioral interventions using evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, problem solving treatment, motivational interviewing, and other treatments as appropriate.
Provide or facilitate in-clinic or outside referrals to evidence-based psychological treatments as clinically indicated.
Develop and complete relapse prevention self-management plan with patients who have achieved their treatment goals and are soon to be discharged from the caseload.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Social Work
Montana Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or license eligible in the State of Montana
3 years experience with adult populations and familiarity with broad range of psychiatric disorders.
Highly developed analytical, interpersonal, and counseling skills
Preferred qualification for this position include:
Prior experience in integrated behavioral health
It is highly preferred that the LCSW achieve his/her OSW-C certification within 5 years of starting this position.
Thorough knowledge of integrated care principles and operations
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Req ID: 315034