Social Worker - Integrated Behavioral Health - Primary Care

  • MaineHealth
  • Belfast, ME 04915, USA
  • Mar 16, 2021

Job Description


Integrated Behavioral Health Opportunity – Waldo County Primary Care Internal & Family Medicine

For a limited time Maine Behavioral Healthcare is offering a $5,000 hiring bonus for all eligible Clinicians!*

Be ready to bring a value to primary care that has become the desired structure for providers and patients. Behavioral health services in the medical setting is a great benefit to all as it reduces stigma and increases access to services.

Waldo County’s Family Medicine and Internal Medicine practices in Belfast, Maine are hiring for a LCSW, 16-20 hours. Both practices are well-established, offering complete care to patients. The clinician’s role would include providing screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice. Treatment structure includes individual, family, and group work. There is also a component of the work which involves linking to additional services and supports, providing curbside consultation to providers, and participating in population health activities that targets the health and wellbeing of specific groups of people. Persons interested in this position must be comfortable working with all age groups. Knowledge of and interest in treating substance use disorders is preferred.

The work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work, in addition to collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system. Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are added benefits of this position. Minimum Qualifications: LCSW licensed in the state of Maine.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
1. Education: See "License/Certifications"
2. License/Certifications: Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Must have a valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation.
3. Experience: 2+ years of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment. Must have considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability.
4. Knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare.  Ability to teach basic social work principles and applications to the medical setting.

*Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth members are ineligible until great than 6 months separation from employment. Hiring Bonus is paid out 50% at hire, and 50% after successful completion of 6 months.