Behavioral Healthcare Consultant

Pittsburg, PA 15106

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Counselor/Therapist Job Number: 5487

Job Description

PsychPros is a nationally recognized expert in recruiting for the behavioral healthcare field. We are currently recruiting for a Behavioral Healthcare consultant in the Pittsburg, PA area. Ideal candidate will have an independent licensure to practice as either a social worker or counselor.  

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide individual, group, post discharge follow up behavioral health therapy that includes comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, individualized treatment plans using SMART goals, timely clinical documentation (e.g., SOAP notes), and tracking progress of each goal to completion. 
  • Directly or in collaboration with other staff members, provide crisis intervention and de-escalation for members presenting in a crisis situation (via telephone or in person), including suicidality, disruptive and/or threatening behaviors, and disposition as clinically appropriate.
  • (ICT) by providing recommendations, referrals, and follow up for behavioral health aspects of member care.
  • Provide and advocate for clinical care using evidence-based approaches including trauma informed care, harm-reduction, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapies, etc.; may include providing short-term solutions-based therapy or emotional management (e.g., anger management)
  • Serve as a BH SME by demonstrating the use of trauma informed care and motivational interviewing in member interactions and staff trainings.
  • Maintain close communication with PCP and psychiatrist for all members seen for therapy
  • Complete documentation of patient care services in electronic health records within 1 business day of interaction.
  • Develop and/or support individual treatment plans for members with chronic mental illness including Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety.
  • Recognize opportunities and promote the use of long acting injectables, as appropriate, to support adherence to treatment plan goals.
  • Responsible for scheduling appointments and promoting attendance which may include appointment reminder calls, identifying and resolving barriers to attendance (e.g., transportation), and follow up calls after missed appointments.
Minimum qualifications include: 
  • Clinically licensed in the state of practice with 3+ years of experience in a behavioral health related field including social work, mental health, and/or addiction.
  • Licenses must allow for clinical practice and may include: LCSW-C, LPC, LPCC, LCPC, LMHC, PhD, PsyD.
  • 2+ years of experience in a community mental health center, FQHC, inpatient psychiatric facility or other setting that serves clientele with complex behavioral health needs.
  • Experience with complex government-sponsored populations preferred, e.g., Medicaid, Medicare beneficiaries.
For more information, or for immediate consideration, please apply directly to this position or contact 


Meet Your Recruiter

Kristin O'Brien
Senior Account Manager

I really enjoy my work. The whole process of recruiting is very fun and exciting to me. It gives me a true sense of accomplishment to know that I played a critical role in the process of lining up a great candidate with a great company. I strive to make excellent job matches, provide top-notch quality customer service to both my clients and candidates, and make the whole process seem as effortless as possible.
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