Behavioral Health Consultant, Bilingual (Full Time)
Erie Family Health Center
January 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health
Join us to become part of what we are building for our communities and patients!
Provide PCP-initiated consultation services that may include differential diagnosis, psycho-education, brief intervention and referral for further treatment
Consult with and advises other health care team members on methods of assisting patients and their families in overcoming social and emotional difficulties which may prevent effective health care
Manage psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases
Provide individual therapy to a small number of patients
Work with the Behavioral Health team members to promote positive health outcomes and assure the full integration of behavioral health services
Erie Family Health Center is part of the National Health Service Corps, as such, you would be able to participate in their Loan Repayment Program (up to $25,000 of tax free loan repayment per year). Of note, the specific location for this BH Consultant has yet to be determined.
Master's Degree in a Behavioral Health Discipline with a valid Illinois State Licensure as appropriate to discipline (LCPC, LCSW)
Two to three to years' experience in clinical background (behavioral health, social work, nursing) required
Cultural competency to work in a low income, minority environment
Computer applications proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish (May be required to assist or communicate with non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests) required
Internal Number: 081712
About Erie Family Health Center
Erie Family Health Center delivers high-quality, culturally-sensitive, bilingual health care to more than 53,000 medical patients and 9,500 dental patients. Our community-based health care centers are portals to high-quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Erie serves patients from 13 sites, including seven large primary care facilities (four with integrated, on-site dental care), five school-based health centers and the only freestanding comprehensive teen health provider in Chicagoland. At Erie Family Health Center, we believe health care is a right, not a privilege. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.