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Behavioral Health Clinician

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

Mission
To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

Vision
We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.


At Amoskeag Health we envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and a tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed. Join our team of committed professionals who make that vision a reality every day!

 

Are you someone who thinks outside the box, likes dynamic work and a fast-paced environment? Then come join our team as a Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) in the Integrated Care model at a Federal Qualified Health Care setting. BHC’s provides direct service to adults, children and families, while working collaboratively with primary care, Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) providers and pediatric providers. BHC’s serve as an integrated part of their team to address the whole needs of the individuals and families within in the Greater Manchester area. BHC’s provide assessments and interventions, comprehensive intake evaluations, and short-term therapy that address the medical, emotional, and social needs of individuals and families. Integrated care is an innovative model of care and a growing field with ongoing advancement opportunities, providing culturally competent services to a diverse population. Be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing trauma-informed care to meet the unique needs of patients and families.

Requirements:
  • Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating to develop treatment plans and to co-manage care of patients within primary care clinics.
  • Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and treatment interventions to patients served in an integrated primary care health clinic.
  • Utilize standardized, evidence-based clinical measures to assess patient’s symptoms and response to treatment, through individual and group therapy services.
  • Provide effective treatment planning and assist patients to set and work toward goals to improve physical and psychosocial functioning.
  • Provide crisis intervention, crisis management, and safety planning services as appropriate,
  • Provide patients with linkages to community services, resources and supports.
  • Provide consultation to medical providers and other team members as needed.
  • Contribute to data collection and reports as requested by supervisor.
  • Manage a caseload size adequate to generate 62.5% in billable services per week 
  • Document patient progress and treatment recommendations in Electronic Medical Record and other required systems to be shared with medical providers and other interdisciplinary team members.
  • Submit billing, clinical, and other related documentation within five days of the provided service.
  • Actively participate in meetings that support Amoskeag Health’s integrated model of care.
  • Assess and assist patients in need of higher levels or care, specialty mental health or substance use services, outside of primary care, to connect with appropriate treatment referrals.
  • Learn about new developments in the field by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, and establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, supervision and in-service trainings to enhance knowledge and engage in professional reflective practice.

 

  • Required Master's Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • Working towards State of New Hampshire License. Independently Licensed preferred (LICSW, LMHC/LMFT, MLADC).
  • Bilingual ability in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in the healthcare field preferred.
  • Verifiable good driving record and reliable transportation.

Why our employees choose to work at Amoskeag Health:

  • Exciting team-focused environment
  • A diverse workforce – over 40 languages spoken among staff
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • A healthy work-life balance and flexible hours
  • A focus on professional development and success
  • Clinical supervision hours towards licensure provided
  • Amoskeag Health is an approved site for both Federal and State Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Programs. Ask us how you can get your graduate school loans repaid!

 

Amoskeag Health requires all employees to show proof of vaccination for both COVID 19 and annual influenza (or show a valid religious, pregnancy, or disability-related reason for not being vaccinated).

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: January 13, 2022

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