Behavioral Health Professional

The Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) provides a range of services inclusive of primary care behavioral health, crisis management, mental health assessment, counseling services, and coordination of care to patients as part of the integrated health team at an El Rio Community Health Center location assigned by management. In this role the incumbent coordinates behavioral health care with the primary care medical and behavioral health teams, and promotes ongoing collaboration and cohesiveness between those teams to ensure delivery of whole health care to patients. BHP’s facilitate seamless, unduplicated services with various departments within clinic settings related to primary care and behavioral health specialty care services. BHPs deliver a range of interventions consistent and appropriate to the clinic setting, model of care, and role assigned.  Interventions may include brief health behavior focused primary care population-based consultations to psychotherapeutic approaches supportive of behavioral health specialty care. Depending upon the skills and qualifications of the BHP and the needs of the organization, additional services may include the clinical supervision of non-independently licensed providers toward independent licensure.

The primary goal of the El Rio Health Behavioral Health Professional is to support El Rio’s Mission of providing comprehensive, quality health care that is affordable and accessible to all who may have healthcare needs, by successfully performing the primary essential functions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a behavioral health field (i.e., social work, counseling, psychology;
  • Three (3) years’ post-graduate clinical experience in behavioral health, community health centers, primary care or behavioral health settings.
  • Arizona Licensed Behavioral Health Professional; current, valid and in good standing.

 Preferred Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities:

  • Five (5) years’ working experience in community health centers, primary care or behavioral health settings.
  • Independently Licensed in the State of Arizona as a Behavioral Health Professional at the Independent level including any of the following:
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) ;
  • Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC);
  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Current Certification from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners for Clinical Supervision.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish;

 Required Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations:

  • Arizona Licensed Behavioral Health Professional; current, valid and in good standing.
  • Must have a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate from an approved and accredited training program;
  • Employees in this position are required to have reliable transportation, to travel to various health centers,

El Rio Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, gender identity, gender(sex), sexual orientation, or familial status.

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