Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW)

Molina Healthcare Everett, WA
Job Description

Job Summary

Molina's Behavioral Health Specialist provides active individualized and/or group therapy in a primary care setting which includes urgent mental health crisis intervention, chronic counseling, and community resources to manage patients' social needs. Behavioral Health Specialist will also provide continuous training and mentoring to clinic staff, providing community resources related and updated emotional and behavioral interventions.


* Responsible for the face to face assessment and coordination of the psychosocial needs of the patient and family.

* Provides various care coordination activities in collaboration with the member's primary care physician, specialist physician, UM staff, disease management staff, medical case manager, mental health professionals, public agencies, and other providers as required.

* Coordinates and provides short-term and chronic care counseling with goal focused interventions including patients and families that are age and developmentally appropriate.

* Collaborates with Case Managers in managing members with behavioral illness diagnoses. Case management includes ongoing assessment of health needs, individualized care plans, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of outcomes.

* Provides leadership and direction to ensure appropriate follow-through, reporting an documentation for the members.Job Qualifications

Required Education

Master's Degree in Social Work

Required Experience

* 3 years social work experience.

* Must have experience in a clinical setting with a working knowledge of a variety of medical concerns as well as mental health and chemical dependency treatment.

Required License, Certification, Association

* Licensed Clinical Social Worker

* Must be Certified to practice in specific State

Preferred Experience

* Experience in discharge planning, home health or transitional care.

* Knowledge of social support systems and resources.

* Knowledge of NCQA requirements related to behavioral health conditions

* Knowledge of EPIC electronic medical records

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

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