compensation: Starting at $26.50 per hour employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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SmartCare: Behavioral Health Consultation Services (BHCS) provides real-time consultation support to San Diego County's primary care physicians, attempting to treat behavioral health issues within their practice. In addition, the program provides consultation and assistance to families needing support in accessing care and understanding the impact of behavioral health symptoms.
This innovative program helps to address the critical shortfall of psychiatric resources within the county by helping primary care providers enhance their competence, confidence, and capacity to identify and treat behavioral health issues within the primary care setting.
SmartCare BHCS partners with dozens of clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC community clinics), physician groups, and private practices throughout San Diego County with hundreds of physicians participating in this consultation program.
The Behavioral Health Consultant will provide consultation, education, and training to primary care health staff regarding pediatric behavioral health treatment as well as working with families to evaluate and support the health care team in providing the best integrated treatment.
· Master's degree required
· Licensed (LCSW, MFT, PhD)
· Experience with health and wellness issues for both adults and children.
· Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
40 hours per week. Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
This position receives full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off (vacation and sick leave), paid holidays, and employer-paid pension.