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Are you a mental health provider with a real passion for working in a Primary Care setting? Do you have a desire to help an underserved population get the support they deserve? Does living in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest sound like the perfect place to start or continue your mental health practice? If you answered “yes” to these questions, whether you have extensive experience or are just starting your career, we have a fantastic opportunity for you in one of our network of community health clinics.

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Behavioral Health Consultant

Portland, OR — The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into……

Behavioral Health Consultant

July 26, 2023Portland, OR

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider. We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist:
    • $10,000hiring bonus paid in first paycheck.
    • Salary $120,000.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist:
    • $5,000hiring bonus in first paycheck,$2,000bonus at 12 months.
    • Salary $100,000.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responds to requests from primary care providers to address behavioral health needs of medical clinic patients to maintain a warm hand-off for most patient encounters.
  • Provides brief intervention for presenting problems and triage for on-going treatment services as needed.
  • Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meeting.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff and the community, as needed.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education:Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology.
  • Experience Preferred:One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings providing diagnostic and psychological assessments, for primary care-based positions. One year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families for specialty behavioral health settings.
  • Licenses/Registration:Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification obtained within 45 days of employment.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education:Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field.
  • Experience:Two years’ experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration:One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Oregon State Board of Licensed Social Workers
      • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
      • Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA)
      • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
      • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification obtained within 45 days of hire.

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required

About YVFWC

We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistentlytrustone another to work for the common good.
  • We will fosterintegrityby demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstratetransparencyby being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will createpartnershipsto strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight forjust treatmentfor all individuals.
  • We will letjoyin.
  • We have thecourageto be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

Apply Now

Behavioral Health Consultant

Salem, OR — The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into……

Behavioral Health Consultant

February 9, 2024Salem, OR

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider. We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist:
    • $10,000hiring bonus paid in first paycheck.
    • Salary $120,000.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist:
    • $5,000hiring bonus in first paycheck,$2,000bonus at 12 months.
    • Salary $100,000.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responds to requests from primary care providers to address behavioral health needs of medical clinic patients to maintain a warm hand-off for most patient encounters.
  • Provides brief intervention for presenting problems and triage for on-going treatment services as needed. Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meeting.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff and the community, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education:Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology.
  • Experience Preferred: One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings providing diagnostic and psychological assessments, for primary care-based positions. One year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families for specialty behavioral health settings.
  • Licenses/Registration: Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification within 45 days of hire.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education:Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field.
  • Experience: Two years’ experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification obtained within 45 days of hire. One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Clinical Social Work Associate (CSWA)
    • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

About YVFWC

We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistentlytrustone another to work for the common good.
  • We will fosterintegrityby demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstratetransparencyby being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will createpartnershipsto strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight forjust treatmentfor all individuals.
  • We will letjoyin.
  • We have thecourageto be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

Apply Now

Behavioral Health Consultant

Yakima, WA — We believe we are more than a job at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. We’re an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities. Compassion is at the core of our approach. We treat patients according to their preferences, regardless of location, origin, or ability to pay. Our doors are……

Behavioral Health Consultant

February 13, 2024Yakima, WA

We believe we are more than a job at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. We’re an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities. Compassion is at the core of our approach. We treat patients according to their preferences, regardless of location, origin, or ability to pay. Our doors are open to all, regardless of their citizenship status.

We serve over 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in Washington State and Oregon. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider.  We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist: 
    • $10,000 hiring bonus paid in first paycheck.
    • Salary $120,000.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist: 
    • $5,000 hiring bonus in first paycheck, $2,000 bonus at 12 months.
    • Salary $100,000.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.
  • Relocation allowance available. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responds to requests from primary care providers to address behavioral health needs of medical clinic patients to maintain a warm hand-off for most patient encounters.
  • Provides brief intervention for presenting problems and triage for ongoing treatment services as needed. Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups, or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meeting.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff, and the community, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology. 
  • Experience Preferred: One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings, providing diagnostic and psychological assessments for primary care-based positions. One year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families in specialty behavioral health settings. 
  • Licenses/Registration: Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification within 45 days of hire. 

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field.
  • Experience: Two years experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional. 
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification obtained within 45 days of hire. One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Apply Now

Behavioral Health Consultant

Woodburn, OR — Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant in Woodburn, OR, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed……

Behavioral Health Consultant

March 18, 2024Woodburn, OR

Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant in Woodburn, OR, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers and their families.

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on the assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider. We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, “WE are Yakima” and “YVFWC – And then we grew,” for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist:
    • $10,000hiring bonus paid in first paycheck.
    • Salary $120,000.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist:
    • $5,000hiring bonus in first paycheck,$2,000bonus at 12 months.
    • Salary $100,000.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.
  • Relocation allowance available.

As a Behavioral Health Consultant you have the opportunity to

  • Responds to requests from primary care providers to address behavioral health needs of medical clinic patients to maintain a warm hand-off for most patient encounters.
  • Provides brief intervention for presenting problems and triage for ongoing treatment services as needed. Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups, or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meeting.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff, and the community, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education:Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology.
  • Experience Preferred:One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings providing diagnostic and psychological assessments, for primary care-based positions. One year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families for specialty behavioral health settings.
  • Licenses/Registration:Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification within 45 days of hire.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education:Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field.
  • Experience:Two years’ experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration:Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification obtained within 45 days of hire. One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Clinical Social Work Associate (CSWA)
    • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us atjobs@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now

Behavioral Health Consultant

Wapato, WA — Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant at Mid Valley Family Medicine and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a……

Behavioral Health Consultant

September 13, 2023Wapato, WA

Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant at Mid Valley Family Medicine and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on the assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider.  We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

This is a part-time, 20-hour/week position.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist: 
    • $5,000 hiring bonus paid in first paycheck.
    • $57.69/hour.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist: 
    • $2,500 hiring bonus in first paycheck, $1,000 bonus at 12 months. 
    • $48.07/hour.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine, profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups, or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meetings.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff, and the community, as needed.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology.
  • Experience Preferred: One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings providing diagnostic and psychological assessments, for primary care-based positions. One year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families for specialty behavioral health settings.
  • Licenses/Registration: Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification obtained within 45 days of employment.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field.
  • Experience: Two years experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional. Washington State designation as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) may be substituted for this experience requirement.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification obtained within 45 days of hire. One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now

Behavioral Health Consultant

Toppenish, WA — Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant at Toppenish Medical-Dental Clinic, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community……

Behavioral Health Consultant

December 15, 2022Toppenish, WA

Join our team as a Behavioral Health Consultant at Toppenish Medical-Dental Clinic, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

The Behavioral Health Consultant provides primary care-based behavioral health services to clients with complex or chronic needs depending on the assigned program as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. Counseling or therapeutic services are provided as part of a team, with primary care-based services being integrated into the care plan directed by the primary care provider.  We offer this position at either PsyD/PhD clinical psychologist, or independently licensed Master’s-level mental health therapist.

This is a part-time, 20-hour/week position.

What We Offer

  • Clinical Psychologist: 
    • $5,000 hiring bonus paid in the first paycheck.
    • $57.69/hour.
  • Master’s-level independently licensed therapist: 
    • $2,500 hiring bonus in first paycheck, $1,000 bonus at 12 months. 
    • $48.07/hour.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine, profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responds to requests from primary care providers to address behavioral health needs of medical clinic patients to maintain a warm hand-off for most patient encounters.
  • Provides brief intervention for presenting problems and triage for ongoing treatment services as needed.
  • Completes encounters and associated documentation, including coding and billing.
  • Presents case studies and reports to funding sources or as requested by outside organizations.
  • Measures change and adjusts treatment as needed, using appropriate screening tools.
  • Provides cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families, groups, or communities as assigned. Integrates cognitive behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Enters documentation into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Responds to crisis situations, assessing urgency of patient’s needs, provides care, and obtains appropriate services as needed.
  • Assists patient and family in obtaining additional services and other resources as needed. Documents all referrals made to other resources.
  • As assigned, participates in various community meetings and serves as a liaison to numerous community agencies and organizations, including school districts, hospitals, law enforcement, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, and tribal authorities.
  • Presents mental health/behavioral health findings and recommendations in verbal or written format to appropriate professionals either upon request or as part of a regular case presentation for peer review or clinical meetings.
  • Leads staff training sessions on new therapeutic techniques and practices. Provides training and education on clinical topics to team members, staff, and the community, as needed.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

Clinical Psychologist Requirements

  • Education: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology.
  • Experience Preferred: One year’s clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team in primary care or other medical settings providing diagnostic and psychological assessments for primary care-based positions, or one year’s clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families for specialty behavioral health settings.
  • Licenses/Registration: Licensed Psychologist within the state of practice. First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification obtained within 45 days of employment.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field.
  • Experience: Two years experience postgraduate/master’s experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance; such experience must have been gained under the supervision of a mental health professional. Washington State designation as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) may be substituted for this experience requirement.  One year’s full-time experience in the treatment of children under the supervision of a children’s mental health specialist. Washington State designation as a Child Mental Health Specialist may be substituted for this experience requirement.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/First Aid certification (or obtained within 45 days of employment). One of the following licenses is required for this position (must apply for within one week of hire if the license is not current):
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Additional Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required

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