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Providence Health & Services Behavioral Health Specialist - Maternal Mental Health in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Behavioral Health Specialist (Full Time/ Day Shift) to our Facey Maternal Mental Health location in Mission Hills, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for evaluating and treating mothers and expectant mothers who are experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions.

  • Work primarily in clinics where women receive their maternal care and act as a regular team member by providing brief assessment, intervention and onsite consultation to the care teams regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.

  • Work with individuals, groups, and families, providing evidence -based behavioral interventions for both mental and physical health conditions.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • License for independent clinical practice in the State of California (or in the process of acquiring licensure in the State of California).

  • Licensed to practice independently as a Psychologist (PhD or PsyD), Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT)

  • At least two years of clinical experience in the provision of behavioral health services to a wide range of patients, with some experience in integrated behavioral health services settings. Extensive experience treating patients of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. A preferred skill is providing clinical services in Spanish language to meet the needs of the local Spanish speaking community.

  • Must have excellent computer skills, able to work in an electronic health record and have proficiency with MS Office: Outlook, Internet, Word and Excel.

  • The individual in this position must be comfortable with a flexible schedule, able to accommodate multiple and varied length patient visits per day, complete at least ten patient visits daily, and adept in working closely with Obstetricians-Gynecologists, Primary Care Physicians, Psychiatrists and other team members. Must have a basic nontechnical knowledge of psychotropics and other relevant medications, and a basic understanding of female reproductive health as well treating Postpartum Mood Disorders.

  • Current clinical licensure in the State of California required: Psychologist (PhD or PsyD), Social Worker (LCSW) Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

About the organization you will serve:

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 228409

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