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Licensed Mental Health Professional - Mental Health - Longmont

Location: Longmont, CO Job Number: 913712 Date posted: 10/19/2020

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Provides diagnostic evaluations and subsequent brief, short term, solution-focused assessment and interventions geared toward optimal functioning. Utilizes a variety of evidenced-based treatment interventions and various treatment modalities including individual, family, marital, and group therapies. As part of an integrated care system, provides consultation to providers and develops a clear treatment plan for the care team to manage. Consults regarding medication questions and coordinates recommendations with care team. If needed, assists in engaging member in additional treatment. Performs a variety of preliminary and supportive behavioral health procedures within delegated guidelines and following established practices and procedures. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems. Supervises the clinical work of unlicensed Mental Health Professionals as requested.

Essential Responsibilities:

- Specialty Position Responsibilities may vary according to program service and may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Obtains complete biopsychosocial history of assigned patients and follows through on appropriate disposition of patient in conjunction with written protocols and physician consultation as needed.
- Assists the patient/family in identifying personal goals of care and with the development of care plans.
- Executes functions which deliver aspects of care that implement and are consistent with the care plan. 
- Facilitates the coordination and integration of care between health care services.
- Provide patient and family education effectively and sensitively to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes.
- Determine and manage appropriate levels of care and service for patients using clinical knowledge, established guidelines and psychiatric consultation
- Act as a liaison between patients, their families, physicians, staff, and contract providers as needed to facilitate recommended interventions and follow-up
- Document all clinical interventions
- Provide consultation for complex situations to providers, staff and contract agencies in caring for patients
- Collaborate and assist in coordinating placement options for patients
- Determines need for physician consultation based on evaluations and established guidelines.
- Continuously assesses, evaluates, and records patient response to interventions.
- Evaluates emergency situations within scope and initiates appropriate interventions.  
- Practices within scope of practice parameters as inferred by licensure, knowledge, skill level, sound clinical judgment, and KP guidelines.
- Accurately documents patient data, actions or interventions, responses, and plans for care/follow-up according to guidelines and/or standard practice.
- Collaborates to build strong, effective relationships with referrers and their teams and with partner agency care staff to assist in development and communication of plans for co-management of patients and their transition to the next care setting.
- Provide consultation and training to other members of the care team in the area of mental health, chemical dependency, and behavioral medicine.
- Provides crisis intervention services as needed; determines appropriateness of hospitalization; assesses patient-s potential for lethality.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years post masters practice experience under appropriate supervision in applied Psychotherapy, Counseling, or Psychology or its equivalent.
- Master-s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or its equivalent.
License, Certification, Registration
- Colorado licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Colorado.
- For in-patient assignments - applicants must possess qualifications to be credentialed at inpatient facility.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.


Additional Requirements:
- N/A.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker strongly preferred.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred, may be required depending on location of services.

Primary Location: Colorado,Longmont,Longmont Medical Offices 2345 Bent Wy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 7 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: Behavioral Health Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Backed by a committed interdisciplinary team of health care professionals, you'll provide high-quality treatment for patients with behavioral health and/or bio-psychological concerns, including those in psychological crisis.

With the strength of our network at your fingertips, you'll be sure your patients receive prompt, appropriate referrals across our organization with no barriers to the continuity of care. Opportunities and specialty settings range from substance abuse to social work and autism to eating disorders.


  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Clinical Social Workers
  • Health Educators
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Psychiatric Social Workers

Specialty Settings:

  • Addiction Medicine/Chemical Dependency
  • Autism
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Employee Assistance
  • Geriatrics
  • Help Line/Psychiatric Call Center
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Medical Social Work
  • Neuropsychology
  • OB/GYN
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET)
  • Psychiatry (Adult, Adolescent & Child)

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