Behavioral Health Consultant, Portland, Oregon

Employer Rosewood Family Health at Gateway
Created 08/01/2020
Reference 122159394
Job type Full Time
Experience 2-3 Years
Education Master's Degree
Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Zip 97201

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, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you in our Portland, OR Clinic.

What you'll do:

  • As part of our Patient-Centered Health Home initiative, you will:
  • Work within a fully integrated, multidisciplinary model in our primary care clinics.
  • Provide brief assessments, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.
  • Focus on providing clinical interventions according to empirically-supported treatment modalities.


What we'll offer you:

  • On-boarding program
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Healthcare options


What you'll need:

  • Education: Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology, OR Doctorate in Psychology, OR coursework completed for Doctorate in Psychology
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: For Master's or Doctorate candidates, license for independent or Associate clinical practice in the State of Oregon or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure. Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position:
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
    • Licensed Social Worker Associate Advanced (LSWAA)
    • Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA)
    • Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration
  • For Resident candidates, Psychologist License in resident status required prior to start. Licensure as a Psychologist in Oregon is required within 14 months of hire.
  • Current Oregon State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
  • Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required


Additional Requirements:

  • Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. For non-licensed psychologists, experience is preferred only. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings preferred.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states. Essential to be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Revised Codes of Washington and Washington Administrative Codes related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice.



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