Full Time Social Worker Job TACOMA, WA


4 days ago

Posted by: Defense Health Agency

Employer: Defense Health Agency

Job Description

DUTIES - Function as a full-time integrated team member in the primary care clinic using the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model of service delivery. - Screen and assess patients, and perform PCBH model appropriate biopsychosocial evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices relating to clinical, clinical health, and primary care psychology. - Conduct brief assessments and formulate evidence-based interventions appropriate to a primary care setting for a wide range of behavioral health conditions, chronic medical conditions, and health behaviors affecting medical conditions. - Provide evaluation, intervention and relapse prevention services in appointments lasting no more than 30 minutes for initial and follow-up visits - Assist with implementation and monitoring of treatment plans with Primary Care Managers (PCMs) and other primary care team members - Provide timely and succinct feedback to PCMs regarding consultation findings and recommendations - Provides concise documentation of care and recommendations in patients medical record - Triage and refer patients to Specialty Behavioral Health Care when services required exceed the BHC scope of practice - Actively work with PCMH team to identify patients who are appropriate for BHC services and facilitates processes to increase same-day warm handoff of patients - Work to increase overall penetration into the enrolled clinic population by targeting common conditions with behavioral components that are amenable to BHC intervention. - Develop, teach, and provide oversight for classes that promote education and skill-building to enhance psychological and physical health, and promote behavioral change related to improved health status Performs other duties asassigned

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