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Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant

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Location: Mecklenburg
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: August 28, 2021

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the Behavioral Health Consultant is responsible for patient care and a variety of clinical tasks. The Behavioral Health Consultant, as part of the primary care treatment team, identifies, triages, and assists in management of patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, the Behavioral Health Consultant will provide skill training through psycho-education, patient education strategies, and will develop specific behavioral change plans for patients. The Behavioral Health Consultant will provide behavioral health protocols for target populations, developed in collaboration with primary care providers and other clinic staff. CCHC has a history of a robust integrated behavioral health program, but this role reflects this organization’s first hire for a new primary care behavioral health model and so comes with potential for leadership development and opportunities with time.