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Full-Time Behavioral Health Integrated Specialist

Job Description

The Full-Time Behavioral Health Integrated Specialist is responsible for providing and coordinating of mental health care for patients in the Integrated Behavioral Health program at NHCLV. The Behavioral Health Integrated Specialist educates patients about mental illness and its treatment, provides behavioral activation, monitors depressive symptoms and response to medication and/or psychotherapy using a structured instrument (e.g., the PHQ-9), works closely with the primary care provider, mental health providers, and a consulting psychiatrist to revise the wellness plan when patients are not improving, and offer alternatives to support treatment.


– Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related human service field.
-Minimum three years casework/case management or related experience.
-Capacity to work with families in a confidential, respectful, caring, professional manner.
-Competency in Spanish Language ability (spoken/written) preferred.
-Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
-Adequate computer skills required (MS Office, web based software, and some knowledge of electronic health records system).
-Must have strong interpersonal skills.
-Excellent organizational skills needed.
-Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
-Valid driver’s license and car that is insured is required.


NHCLV offers an excellent benefit package including 8 paid holidays, PTO, a competitive pay rate and an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision along with company paid Life and a Short Term Disability plan when eligible!


The Mission of the NHCLV is to provide primary and preventive health and wellness services in the Lehigh Valley, regardless of a person’s ability to pay. We strive to do this directly and in partnership with other organizations, with a goal of creating a primary health care home for an underserved community.

This is not intended to be a full job description.

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