This is an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with interest, training and experience integrating behavioral health services into primary care settings.
$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS *
*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
This is a 36 hours per week position, with benefits, that is located at Pen Bay Internal Medicine, a department of Pen Bay Medical Center. PBIM is a group medical practice focusing on adult health and wellness. Internal medicine encompasses the care of patients 18 and older, whether they are healthy or sick. Internal medicine specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and management of disease and chronic conditions.
The Behavioral Health Clinician’s role would include:
Minimum Qualifications: LCSW licensed in the state of Maine.
Provides functional assessment and screening for adults as referred by primary care practices. Includes risk/safety assessment and planning
Provides focused therapeutic interventions for individuals, families and groups based on evidence informed practices (ACT, CBT, MI, TFCBT) for adults, adolescents & children, and their families as referred by primary or specialty care practices
Is knowledgeable in both behavioral health and substance use CPT and Health & Behavior codes
Works collaboratively with providers in the system, such as psychiatrists and case managers, for ongoing care of patient. Brings back necessary information to the medical team to integrate care
Treatment structure includes individual, family, and group work.
Providing consultations and education on various behavioral health topics to the care team and participating in population health activities adds variety to the role.
Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are added benefits of this position.
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.
The practice operates in compliance with CDC recommendations for COVID-19. Telehealth visits may be incorporated into the schedule.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)