Behavioral Health Consultant
1040 Park Ave Baltimore, MD 21201 US
PsychPros is an award-winning, nationally recognized staffing and recruiting firm dedicated to behavioral healthcare. We are currently recruiting for a Behavioral Health Consultant to work full-time in Baltimore, MD.
This role is centered in a trauma informed care approach with emphasis on harm reduction and motivational interviewing to elicit behavioral change with medical recommendations and treatment plans. The Behavioral Health Consultant comprehensively assesses members through a biopsychosocial approach and develops a person-centered treatment plan with measurable goals toward improving the physical and behavioral health of members. They may provide any combination of short-term individual therapy, group therapy, and post-hospital follow up of a member’ s discharge. Behavioral Health Consultants promote the mission, vision, and values in all member and multidisciplinary team interactions.
Job Duties Include:
- Serve as clinical behavioral health subject matter expert (SME) by providing recommendations, and referrals, as well as advocating for clinical care using evidence-based approaches.
- Scheduling appointments and maintaining close contact with PCP and psychiatrist for all members seen for therapy. Along with maintaining group therapy curriculums and developing individual treatment plans for members with chronic illness.
- Directly or in collaboration with other staff members, provide crisis intervention and de-escalation for members presenting in a crisis situation.
- Demonstrating the use of trauma informed care and motivational interviewing in member interactions and staff trainings.
Qualified candidates will be clinically licensed (LCSW-C, LPC, LPCC, LCPC, LMHC, PhD, PsyD) and have at least 2 years of experience in a community mental health center or other setting serving clients with complex behavioral health needs.