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Peak Vista Behavioral Health Provider - Limon Family Health Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Title:Behavioral Health Provider - Limon Family Health Center

ID:5425

Department Location:Health Center at Limon, 820 1st St., Limon, CO 80828

Category:Providers

Description

Be a part of the future of behavioral healthcare! Join our integrated healthcare team as a Behavioral Health Provider at our Limon Health Center. Work as an integrated member of the medical care team to improve overall health outcomes for patients by providing efficient and effective behavioral health services within a medical and/or dental clinic. The goal is to detect and address a broad spectrum of behavioral health needs in the primary care patient population with the aim of early identification, quick resolution, long-term prevention, and wellness for as many patients as possible. This position will require collaboration with community partners to provide psychotherapy services in the local communities as well within the Limon clinic. This position may float to Peak Vista’s other Eastern Plaines clinics (Kiowa, Strasburg) as needed.

Nestled in the Front Range of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center dedicated to providing exceptional medical, dental and behavioral health care in a collaborative setting for people of all ages. We proudly serve over 94,000 patients through 26 outpatient centers in Colorado's Pikes Peak and East Central regions. Peak Vista is an organization focused on enhancing the health of people and the community-at-large through a professional, caring staff that are motivated, enthusiastic, respectful, energetic and committed to strategic partnerships.

A successful candidate should:

  • be comfortable working in the fast-pace found in the primary care setting.

  • have excellent diagnostic skills with a wide range of patients and is skilled in the biopsychosocial model of assessment.

  • be capable of assessing and treating children, adolescents, and adults.

  • have a skillset to treat a wide range of mental health conditions using empirically validated treatment approaches by way of individual, family, and/or group therapy.

  • preferably possess some working knowledge of psychopharmacology and chronic diseases.

  • be team-oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • have the ability to collaborate with community partners and community agencies in order to best meet the needs of the patients.

  • be capable of maintain timely documentation in an electronic health record.

Required licensure: LCSW (preferred), LPC or Licensed Psychologist (accepted)

Additional skills preferred: Bilingual

Frequent standing and walking, occasional long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements, and frequent fine motor skills. Looking at computer screen continuously for long periods of time, hearing within normal range. Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace an an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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