POSITION: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
RESPONSIBLE TO: Medical Director
SALARY: Step Range: 31 $66,895 – 50 $117,301; Full Benefits
CLASSIFICATION: Professional/Management, Regular, Full-Time
LOCATION: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services 330 Chiloquin Blvd. Chiloquin, Oregon
BACKGROUND: P.L. 101-630 level
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The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), reports to the Medical Director, and is responsible for direct patient care by providing screening, brief intervention, brief treatment and referral to patients in the Primary Care Clinic. The Behavioral Health Consultant will provide direct patient care services; that is compassionate and culturally sensitive care for patients of KTHFS, in accordance with state ethics and licensure requirements. The BHC will consult with the Primary Care Providers and integrated care team members and will provide support to the patients in Primary Care. The BHC does not formally diagnosis, nor will treatment plans be in place. This will be done by the referral agency.
The Behavioral Health Consultant will make appropriate referrals to Youth and Family Guidance Center as well as other external agencies and will be responsible for ensuring services are meeting the needs of clients and that services being provided are in accordance with professional practices and legal requirements.