Behavioral Medicine Specialist - Psychology Child Team
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 18, 2023
$10,000 Sign On!In a Consultant-Liaison role, evaluates and
diagnosis' Health Plan members seen in primary care who have mental
disorders or behavioral conditions that affect or are a consequence
of their medical condition.Essential Responsibilities:
- Utilizes principles of Health Psychology to develop implement,
coordinate and evaluate treatment plans for referred members that
may include crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy,
psychoeducation groups and brief case management.
- Prepares concise intake evaluations and treatment plans, and
maintains ongoing confidential progress records in accord with
state and NCQA regulations.
- Provides education and support to members and their families to
encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes.
- Co-manages medical conditions through the use of
nonpharmacologic and behavioral interventions in order to leverage
physician time and develop appropriate patterns of
- Administers and evaluates psychological and neuropsychological
tests on a limited basis.
- Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating
patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of
- Provides consultation and training to other members of the APC
team in the areas of mental health, behavioral medicine and health
- Provides consultation on program development, and conducts
program evaluation and outcome assessment, as needed.
- Serves as liaison and refers to the Psychiatry Department,
Chemical Dependency Services, Behavioral Health Education,
specialty behavioral medicine services and other Medical Teams as
in clinical counseling, health or school psychology from an
accredited college or university.License, Certification,
RegistrationCurrent valid license to practice psychology in the
State of California or valid license to practice in a state in the
United States and able to practice under Business and Professional
Code Section 2946 (maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of
the regulation).Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or
obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.Additional
Requirements:Previous clinical responsibilities to include
diagnosis, crisis intervention, brief individual and group
psychotherapy, and consultation and collaboration with medical
personnel.Knowledge of state regulations and APA standards as it
related to client treatment, patient rights and client/patient
confidentiality.Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a
member of a team and within a primary care environment.Must be able
to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.Preferred
Qualifications:Experience working in a multidisciplinary setting
preferred.Familiarity with psychopharmacology and health psychology
background preferred.Job Schedule: Job Category: Behavioral Health,
Social Services & Spiritual Care
Keywords: Kaiser, San Jose , Behavioral Medicine Specialist - Psychology Child Team, Healthcare , San Jose, California
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